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Agricultural Water Connect (AgConnect)

The Regional District of North Okanagan - Greater Vernon Water Utility is pleased to present the Agricultural Water Connect Tool. This online resource offers information for agricultural customers on their allocation and monthly water use.

You must agree to the terms and conditions of use to access the Agricultural Water Connect Tool.

Once you enter your confidential User ID, you will have access to your agricultural water use information for past and current years. Water use information is updated monthly to allow you to monitor your consumption and stay within your allocation.

Click here to view the Agricultural Water Connect Terms of Use

Agriculture Resources

Questions about allocation?  Click here for Greater Vernon Water’s Allocation Guide, an overview of what allocation is with examples of how to convert your allocation hectares to cubic meters of water (so you can compare your meter readings) and flow rates.

Farmwest.com has useful information including weather forecasts, manure spreading advisories, Pest Degree Days tool, and irrigation guides.

Visit the BC Ministry of Agriculture website for resources on Irrigation and drainage.  Several fact sheets are available including:

Provincial Ministry of Agriculture AgriService – free service to respond to agricultural questions on irrigation and other farm activities:
Telephone: 1 888 221-7141
E-mail: [email protected]

Visit the Irrigation Association of BC (IIABC) website for access to their Agricultural Irrigation Scheduling Calculator, a tool that uses real-time climate information to assist in irrigation planning.

The Environmental Farm Plan program offers financial incentives based on efforts to better manage irrigation, waste, and drainage among other activities.  The Environmental Farm Plan program is confidential, voluntary & no-charge.  It is sponsored by the B.C. Agriculture Council and ARDcorp - call toll-free at 1-866-522-3447 to get started.