International Watersheds Initiative Projects

Year
2021
Project Description

The Osoyoos Lake Water Science Forum provides an opportunity for residents of the Okanogan/Okanagan watershed to learn about water management, climate change and the ecology of Osoyoos Lake and the broader Okanagan/Okanogan transboundary watershed.

Year
2020
Project Description
The Osoyoos Lake Board of Control (IOLBC) is developing a multi-year, multi-phase project to analyze the vulnerability of Osoyoos Lake and the relevant IJC Orders of Approval to a projected shift in the climate and hydrology of the Okanagan/Okanogan (Canadian and American spellings, respectively) and Similkameen basins.
Year
2019
Project Description

The Osoyoos Lake Board of Control is developing a multi-year, multi-phase project to analyze the vulnerability of Osoyoos Lake and the relevant IJC Orders of Approval to a projected shift in the climate and hydrology of the Okanagan/Okanogan and Similkameen Basins.

Year
2017
Project Description

A River Film, produced by Ascent Films, Inc. and the Washington State Department of Ecology in coordination with the IOLBC was finalized in August 2017 and premiered at the IOLBC annual public meeting in Osoyoos, B.C., and at the IJC semi-annual meeting in Ottawa, ON in October 2017.

Year
2017
Project Description

Monuments indicating the historic peak lake level of Osoyoos Lake documented in 1894, 1972, 1974, and 1997 by the U.S. Geological Survey will be constructed at public parks on both sides of the border in Osoyoos, British Columbia and Oroville, Washington.

Year
2015
Project Description

The International Osoyoos Lake Board of Control (IOLBC), in collaboration with water management agencies, Tribes, First Nations and communities on both sides of border presents the Osoyoos Lake Water Science Forum (OLWSF).