Low Fraser River levels prompts warning

Aerial view of Steveston
Aerial view of Steveston

According to a recent article in the Vancouver Sun, B.C.’s recent weather conditions have left some rivers at record lows for this time of year. The Fraser River is among those below normal summer levels, nearing a 2 to 4 year low.

As a result, Environment Minister Barry Penner is urging British Columbians to help conserve our water resources. For details on how to become a more efficient water user, visit www.livingwatersmart.ca.

    A combination of below-normal snowpack accumulations this winter, and a dry, hot spring and summer have resulted in low streamflow conditions for rivers… [read the full article]
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