The Shuswap Watershed Council, run by a board of about 20 including local politicians, First Nations and a couple of 'public' members. It is advised by a number of government departments, like Agriculture and MFLNRO, who provide expertise and opinions. SWC replaces SLIPP, the Shuswap Lakes Integrated Planning Process.
And here is a link to the Shuswap Watershed Council website, www.ShuswapWater.ca where you can find more information.
The latest water quality report can be found by clicking here.
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- The Shuswap Watershed Council (SWC) (4/20/2020) - SWC – What happens after their 5 year mandate? The Shuswap Watershed Council (SWC) is currently in its final year of a 5 year operating tenure. SWC is funded in large part from a parcel tax paid by CSRD property owners. SWC is asking to be established permanently, and have permanent tax payer funding, before […]
- Shuswap Watershed Nutrient Research- March 2020 (3/18/2020) - The Shuswap Watershed Council (SWC) has released a short report entitled “Understanding Nutrients and Water Quality in the Shuswap River and Salmon River” that is available on the SWC website (https://www.fraserbasin.bc.ca/_Library/TR_SWC/SWC_Nutrients_WaterQuality_Feb_5_2020_WEB.pdf). As the title indicates, the results of three years of research have shown that the sources of excess phosphorus (P) are along the Shuswap […]
- SWC asked SWOA to Participate in Program Review (7/5/2018) - At the June 13, 2018 Shuswap Watershed Council meeting, their Board determined that an interim review of their programs be initiated as indicated in their terms of Reference. The watershed council has initiated the program and SWOA has been asked to have one representative participate in the review and SWOA has accepted the invitation. We […]