Bc Drought

B.C. Mom's Birthday Fireworks Start Fire

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Fireworks have been banned for weeks as the province battles a drought.

Water Ban Hits Highest Level On Sunshine Coast

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.11.2016 | Canada British Columbia

All outdoor watering must stop.

Most Populated B.C. Region Raised To Highest Drought Level

CP | Geordon Omand, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.15.2016 | Canada British Columbia

If the situation worsens the province may temporarily suspend water usage and water licences in affected watersheds, said the forests minister.

Nestle Should Not Be Charged More For B.C. Water: Former MLA

CBC | Posted 07.13.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"The minute the B.C. government... starts charging for water from aquifers for the use based on volume without providing infrastructure we can't turn it off."

Water Bomber Fighting B.C. Wildfire Crashes

CP | Gemma Karstens-Smith, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.10.2016 | Canada British Columbia

It happened Friday afternoon on Puntzi Lake as the aircraft was scooping water.

Nestle Bottles B.C. Water For Free Amid Drought, Wildfires

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 07.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"It is outrageous that Nestlé can draw limitless amounts of Canada's natural resources to sell for a huge profit."

Qualified B.C. Tree Fallers Not Allowed To Help Fight Fires

CBC | Posted 07.10.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Many have the right certification to help, but were told they didn't sign up early enough.

Extreme Water Bans In Effect As B.C. Drought Continues

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 07.09.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The bans may stay in place right through until September.

B.C. Wildfire Doubles In Size, Evacuations Continue

CP | Gemma Karstens-Smith, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.09.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The blaze is now 1,500 square kilometres in size.

Bone-Dry B.C. Is Hard-Up For Water

CBC | Posted 12.06.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Southwestern B.C.'s long spell of dry weather is having serious effects on water supplies from the Sunshine Coast, to the Gulf Islands and beyond. ...