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Interior Health Launches BC’s First Online Sewerage Records Registry

Starting in Feb. 2019, sewerage system planners can submit, track and pay for their application online from start to finish. What is the online sewerage records registry? Any home or building that is not connected to municipal or city sewers [Read More]

Meet Your Board Member: Phillip Jackson

Phillip joined the WCOWMA-BC Board at the 2019 AGM in Nanaimo, BC. He currently lives in Bonnington, BC.   When I was a boy, I never dreamed I would pursue a career in sewage (how awful), but here I am [Read More]

Loss of a long-term WCOWMA-BC member

Owen Van Solkema January 13, 1958 – April 27, 2019   It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father and grandfather Owen Van Solkema at the age of 61. After a long and [Read More]

Site & Soils Workshop

The WCOWMA – BC hosted a Site & Soils Evaluation Field Day in the Vernon Region on Sunday, April 11, 2019. This practical training day was a great opportunity to get hands-on experience evaluating a site, as well as practicing [Read More]

The Latest on “Flushable” Wipes

Ryerson University’s Flushability Lab at Ryerson Urban Water recently released a report: Defining ‘Flushability’ for Sewer Use. Tests evaluated 101 single-use products, of which 23 were labeled as ‘flushable’ by the manufacturer. Results showed that not one single wipe was [Read More]