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Community Survey - Final Week To Provide Feedback

Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 07:00 AM

Community Survey - Final Week to Provide Input

Lake Country community members are being asked to provide input on programs and services offered by the District of Lake Country. The online survey will be open until midnight on May 21st.  All respondents will have the option to enter a draw for one (1) of three (3) $200 gift certificates to any local Lake Country business, winners’ choice. 

The results of the seven (7) minute online survey will help the District make important decisions on future...

You Asked – What is the Purpose of the Water Conservation Plan?

Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 11:12 AM

Recently the community was asked to review and provide comments on the Draft Water Conservation Plan. Council appreciates the time many community members took, to provide input on the draft plan.

What is the purpose of the Water Conservation Plan?

The District's Water Conservation Plan aims to assess ways for the community to reduce water usage and potentially increase water supply. The plan explores various initiatives but only recommends those that are considered practical and may have a...

70% Load Restrictions on Lake Country roads removed 2023 May 15

Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 11:10 AM

Effective 8:00 a.m. May 15, 2023 the 70% axle weight load restrictions on Lake Country roads have been removed. 

Seasonal load restrictions are put into place to protect our roads from damage or failure during the spring when the winter’s frost is thawing and the snow melt and rain have saturated the road base material. Damage done to roads is usually deeper than just on the surface and can end up costing hundreds of thousands, or potentially millions, of dollars to repair.

Provincial load...

Public Art Opportunity in Lake Country

Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023 05:07 PM

The District of Lake Country is seeking an artist or artist team to create a painted mural on the south facing wall of Winfield Memorial Hall in Lake Country, BC.

This Hall is located on Berry Road in the heart of the community. The south facing wall has high visibility, located just off Highway 97, near the traffic circle on Bottom Wood Lake Road, situated near a Secondary School, a Middle School, and next to Lake Country’s municipal hall. This central location connects to Main Street in the...

Water Quality Advisory for Coral Beach Water System

Posted on Tuesday, May 09, 2023 03:28 PM

In cooperation with the Interior Health Authority, the District of Lake Country has issued a Water Quality Advisory for 58 residential customers on the Coral Beach Water System. 

The north-west end of Okanagan Lake is experiencing a heavy freshet that is carrying a large amount of debris into the lake.  As a result, there is an increase in turbidity (cloudiness).  The rise in turbidity has been observed at the Coral Beach water intake, and a precautionary Water Quality Advisory is being issued.