The RDCK recognizes the importance of protected water sources for drinking, habitat and recreation. In addition to managing 18 water systems for residential consumption, the RDCK is also exploring how to protect drinking water watershed through the Watershed Governance Initiative and advocate for safe, clean and abundant water.

Shoreline Guidance mapping projects

The Kootenay Lake Shoreline Guidance Document is a result of a comprehensive Sensitive Habitat Inventory Mapping project that involved an inventory and assessment of ecological, archaeological and Ktunaxa cultural values along the shoreline of Kootenay Lake. The resulting Shoreline Guidance Document directs shoreline development such as docks, retaining walls, or dredging activities in an effort to protect high value shoreline habitats.

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