The EOCP Presents its Innovation Award to the Drinking Water and Watershed Protection Program at the Regional District of Nanaimo
This is a new award category for the EOCP and was implemented specifically to recognize initiatives taken by an individual or organization to safeguard public health and/or environmental protection, and to encourage such innovation.
As the first regional government service in British Columbia created a to explicitly protect water at a watershed scale, this program has been a leading example of how local governments can drive innovation and be a powerful influencer in source drinking water protection and watershed governance.
The program celebrated its first decade in 2019, and continues to focus on watersheds rather than political boundaries for its program activities that include water awareness and stewardship;
The Awards Committee is pleased to recognize with this Award, the work of the Drinking Water and Watershed Protection Program at the Regional District of Nanaimo.
The EOCP (www.eocp.ca) was the first organization in Canada to implement an Operator certification and facility classification program in Canada in an effort to better protect public health and the environment. Fifty-
The EOCP's membership provides safe drinking water and wastewater management to more than 4.2 million people across British Columbia and Yukon.
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