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Master Water Plan

2012 Master Water Plan

The Master Water Plan (MWP) is a detailed water utility study that reviews progress and provides direction for the next 40 years to ensure compliance with Provincial standards to safeguard health and to meet future water needs based on predicted growth.

The Greater Vernon Water (GVW) MWP is a partnership in planning between the Regional District of North Okanagan, City of Vernon, and the District of Coldstream.  GVW retained experienced engineers from three different consulting companies in consultation with a Technical Advisory Committee (TAC).  The TAC was comprised of Chief Administrative Officers, engineers and water technologists from the RDNO, City of Vernon, District of Coldstream, as well as representatives from the agricultural community, and Interior Health.

Building on previous work, our updated MWP is a living document that continues to be updated by expert engineering analysis and current Okanagan water information and technology.

The plan outlines priority projects to help GVW minimize health risks, comply with regulatory requirements, and reduce the impacts of drought on our community.

The MWP report is comprised of independent Technical Memorandums (TMs) that together, provide a comprehensive plan detailing the background information, engineering analysis and review, and selection of the preferred long-term water system solution for the Greater Vernon area.

Technical Memorandums

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