For Boundary Integrated Watershed Service (BIWS) and Boundary Region watershed reports and information, please visit: www.KettleRiver.ca
For information on last years drought impacts, please visit: Boundary Watershed News and Events on Join The Conversation
Interested in checking out what we heard through the RDKB watershed webinar series: Boundary Watershed Webinars – Science & Learning
Watersheds are essential to life. The RDKB carries out watershed planning to keep our waterways and ecosystems healthy so people and all the organisms we share our region with can thrive in the Kootenay Boundary.
Water conservation and effective water management are necessary to ensure the sustainability and prosperity of the entire Kettle River Watershed. The watershed is indeed an integrated ecological and hydrological system, and so our service, too, is integrated to include a variety of regional partners.
The Boundary Integrated Watershed Service was established in 2018 and is responsible for:
The Kettle River Watershed Advisory Council advises the RDKB on:
The Council is an RDKB committee in partnership with Boundary stewardship groups, agriculture, forestry, industry, mining, stewardship groups, tourism and recreation groups, water purveyors, First Nations, other levels of government, and stakeholders with an interest or expertise in local watersheds.
Interested in knowing more? See our current projects at jointheconversation.rdkb.com.
Boundary Region Drought Response Plan (2021)
Kettle River Watershed Management Plan
Kettle River Watershed Drought Management Plan
Boundary Region Drought Response Plan
Boundary Risk Assessment Final Report
A map designed to help identify
many of the watershed reports
available connected to the
Boundary Region. This is a
working project, so additional
reports will be uploaded as they
become available. Click on an
area in the map to pull up
available reports for that area
A map designed to help identify many of the watershed reports available connected to the Boundary Region. This is a working project, so additional reports will be uploaded as they become available. Click on an area in the map, each report has had a polygon identified outlining it’s area of interest. By clicking on your area in question in the map, you will receive information on all of the reports that include this area of interest.
Click on an area in the map to view the reports for that area. A pop up will appear with details for each individual report. Follow the arrow in the top right corner of the pop up to view additional reports.