Return to INDEX RELATED: 2019-01-28 Taking of water for export. Director Brenda Leigh re “First in Time, First in Rights” policy 2019-01-25 Strathcona Regional District board passes bottled water resolution for AVICC meeting BELOW: the wording of the Resolution, as it was passed – – near the bottom of this posting trade in […]
2019-01-25 Strathcona Regional District board passes bottled water resolution for AVICC meeting, Campbell River Mirror
Return to INDEX Wording asks province to cease bulk water bottling in Island, Coastal Communities. (Resolutions for AVICC are to be for all of British Columbia. The motion was actually amended; it would apply to all of B.C., if enacted by the Province.) Some Comox Valley residents made the trip to ask the SRD at […]
2018-11-13 The growing pains of updating BC’s water law, Watershed Sentinel. Merville.
Return to INDEX By Gavin MacRae Watershed Sentinel writer Gavin MacRae examines how well the new Water Sustainability Act is working in the context of a water bottling controversy in Merville BC’s original Water Act was a relic, drafted when Vancouver was still a fledgling city and before Canada’s first airplane took to the […]
2018-10-29 Water: pushing to block for-profit water extraction and bottling, right across Vancouver Island
Residents packed the CVRD’s boardroom at a committee meeting in March to protest a proposed water bottling operation in the Merville area. File photo/Comox Valley Record Campbell River area wants Vancouver Island united against commercial water extraction Strathcona Regional District pushing to block for-profit water extraction and bottling Mike Chouinard If the proponent of a […]