Drought Management Plan

Drought Management

The Town of Oliver withdraws domestic and irrigation water from groundwater and surface water sources.  For perspective, the Town's annual irrigation demand is approximately five to six times greater than its domestic demand. 

Ensuring long-term sustainability of these water sources is of utmost importance to the Town of Oliver.  The Drought Management Plan summarize the proposed methods for forecasting and responding to drought conditions.




Stage 1 - Water Restrictions (Dry)

News Release - June 14, 2019

Drought Management Matrix

Table 5-1: Drought Management Status Matrix describe the specific conditions under which the Drought Management Plan will be implemented. 


Make Water Work - https://www.makewaterwork.ca/pledge/#regulations

Okanagan Water Wise - https://okwaterwise.ca/

Okanagan Basin Water Board - https://www.obwb.ca/