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Water Quality Advisory RESCINDED April 3 2024 on Okanagan Lake Source for Clement Rd area

Posted on Thursday, April 04, 2024 10:44 AM

Effective immediately, the District of Lake Country in conjunction with Interior Health has RESCINDED the WATER QUALITY ADVISORY that resulted from the March 28th watermain break. The Water Quality Advisory effected 28 properties on Clement Road and Bottom Wood Lake Road (see linked notice with map).

Recent testing and monitoring has demonstrated no bacteria are present within the distribution network and disinfection (chlorine) levels are normal.

We appreciate your cooperation during this...

Regular Council Meeting Highlights - April 2, 2024

Posted on Wednesday, April 03, 2024 02:30 PM

Agricultural Land Reserve

Council supported the Agricultural Land Reserve application at 4551 Chase Road to build a single-family home. The application will now be forwarded to the Agricultural Land Commission for a final decision.

Official Community Plan and Zoning Amendment

Council gave first and second readings to Official Community Plan (OCP) and Zoning Amendment bylaws 1222 and 1223. The amendments change the lot at 15696 Trask Road from Parkland and Conservation to Urban Residential and the...

Lake Country students challenge others to clean-up their community

Posted on Wednesday, April 03, 2024 02:21 PM

Lake Country students challenge others to clean-up their community

Lake Country, BC  Looking ahead to Earth Day on Monday, April 22, 2024 and recognizing April is designated as Community Clean-Up Month in the Central Okanagan, students at George Elliot Secondary School (GESS) and Ecole H.S. Grenda Middle School (HMS) in Lake Country are planning a special clean-up challenge event for the morning of Saturday, April 27th. They challenge students elsewhere in the region to do the same.

Students at GESS...

map of water quality advisory area on Clement Rd and Bottom Wood Lake Road

Water Quality Advisory March 28, 2024

Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2024 02:14 PM

In cooperation with the Interior Health Authority, the District of Lake Country has issued a Water Quality Advisory for customers on the attached map.

“Interior Health recommends that children, the elderly, people with weakened immune systems and anyone seeking additional protection drink boiled water or a safe alternative until further notice.  For these at-risk populations, water intended for drinking, washing fruits or vegetables, making juice or ice, or brushing teeth should be boiled for...

Lake Country Fire Department hosts Junior Firefighter Bootcamp over Spring Break

Posted on Friday, March 22, 2024 08:15 PM

Lake Country, BC  Senior students from throughout the Okanagan spend a week of spring break on first response skills training

The Lake Country Fire Department coordinated a Junior Firefighter Bootcamp for senior high school students throughout the region during the first week of spring break.  Grade 11 and 12 students from George Elliot, Mount Boucherie, Immaculata, Rutland and Vernon Secondary schools were immersed in what it is like to be a firefighter as part of a team of skilled first...