Producer-led watershed data collection

Changes in climate (e.g. warmer average temperatures, decrease in snow/snowpack) are reducing streamflow during critical periods of agricultural water demand. Warmer and drier summers are also increasing…

Delta Farmers Institute water and salinity monitoring program

This project built on previous projects and provided technical support & expertise to ensure that the online salinity interface and monitoring stations function optimally throughout the 2022…

Supporting riparian health on farmland for flood protection

The implications of climate change have resulted in heightened flood risk in the Kootenay and Boundary regions. A healthy functioning riparian area can provide valuable flood resiliency…

Delta greenhouse water supply: risks & options

Concerns regarding future water supply and impacts of climate change on agricultural water sources for Delta‚Äôs greenhouse sector were initially identified in the Delta Adaptation Strategies planning…

Improving water-use efficiency for managing during dry conditions

Although the Okanagan is considered to have one of the most favourable climates for agricultural production in the province, in many cases moisture deficiency during the late…

Linking farmland to floodplains

Warming winter and spring temperatures are changing precipitation patterns and causing earlier and more rapid snowmelt. These factors, combined with projected increases in spring precipitation, are heightening…

Agricultural water supply in the Fraser Valley

These resources identify information gaps and issues of concern about the agricultural water supply in the Fraser Valley. They include an analysis of climate change impacts on…

Modelling future salinity in the Lower Fraser River

These resources from a 2016 project provide the results of hydraulic modelling that evaluated the potential impacts of climate change and dredging on salinity in the Fraser…

Climate-resilient livestock surface water in the Cariboo

Climate change is expected to exacerbate threats to surface water sources for livestock and wildlife in the Cariboo region, an area already experiencing reduced surface water availability…