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STAGE 3 WATER RESTRICTIONS LIFTED

For Immediate Release October 25, 2021 Lifting Stage 3 Water Restrictions Placed on July 30, 2021 The Town of Oliver is lifting all water restrictions previously in place for water users within the Town’s boundary and the rural system users, effective October 25, 2021. “We really appreciate the effort water system users put into water conservation this year, particularly during such an intense drought season like we experienced,” noted Mayor Johansen. “It is great to be able to lift all restrictions for our water systems after such a long, dry summer season. Mandatory restrictions will likely serve as a tool

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News Release – Osoyoos Indian Band, Towns of Oliver and Osoyoos Issue Public Survey

For Immediate Release September 27, 2021 Osoyoos Indian Band, Towns of Oliver and Osoyoos Issue Public Survey   The Town of Osoyoos, Town of Oliver, and Osoyoos Indian Band are exploring opportunities for the development of a public aquatic centre for the region. The development of a South Okanagan Aquatic Centre could potentially contribute significantly to community well-being in the region, providing a venue for year-round access to aquatics for all age groups and members of the community. Hearing from residents is part of a broader community needs assessment that will help guide decision-making for the project.  South Okanagan residents

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Station Street Upgrade Project

STATION STREET UPGRADE PROJECT For Immediate Release September 10, 2021 Construction Works Scheduled for September 13 – December 15 Starting Monday, September 13 through to December 15, H & M Excavating Ltd. will begin road construction and underground utility upgrades on Station Street. Construction work will close a portion of Station Street between Banks Avenue and Veterans Avenue, with access to business and other properties. The works will include a temporary disruption on a portion of Fairview Road to upgrade the existing storm pipe. The $1.4 million dollar project continues the Station Street upgrades that were recently completed. Storm pipe

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News Release – NK’MIP Creek Wildfire

NK’MIP CREEK WILDFIRE For Immediate Release August 6, 2021 TOWN OF OLIVER EVACUATION ALERT – RESCINDED The evacuation alert issued by the Town of Oliver on July 19, 2021 for properties within the geographical boundary of the Town are rescinded identified below, and shown on the map (red arrows). Inquiries: Town of Oliver 250 485 6200

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News Release – August 3, 2021 – Spirit of Oliver

SPIRIT OF OLIVER For Immediate Release August 3, 2021 Volunteer Appreciation Lunch and Spirit of Oliver Awards Presentation Oliver Mayor and Council and the Oliver Parks & Recreation Society will be recognizing its volunteers time and efforts to support community activities, charitable services and local special events. The Volunteer Lunch and Spirit of Oliver Awards presentation is scheduled for August 20, 2021 at Oliver Parks & Recreation Community Hall. Spirit of Oliver awards started with the “Oliver Good Citizen Award” that was donated by the Junior Chamber of Commerce in 1950 with the first recipient being Harold Wright. Recognition of

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News Release – 29 Jul 2021 – Stage 3 Water Restrictions

STAGE 3 WATER RESTRICTIONS For Immediate ReleaseJuly 29, 2021 Stage 3 Water Restriction Take Effect July 30, 2021Stage 3 Water Restrictions take effect July 30, 2021 for water system userswithin the Town boundaries and portions of RDOS Electoral Area ‘C’ (ruralOliver). Residential Users – One Day Per Week:Odd numbered houses – WednesdayEven numbered houses – Friday Agriculture, Commercial and Industrial Users:At Stage 2 users were asked to reduce 30% – the Town is asking these users to continue to reduce irrigation use for farming, commercial and industrial use. Agricultural customers (farm status) may continue to water to maintain the health

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