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Step-by-Step: Heating Oil Tanks

Before the days of natural gas, propane, and electric heat in our homes, residential buildings often relied on heating oil. Residential heating oil storage tanks are commonly located in basements, or outside as either an above ground or underground tank. Many have been abandoned or go unused which creates a hazard to the environment but […]

What is RAR? & Why does RAR matter?

RAR – Riparian Areas Regulation Riparian areas are the vegetated borders of stream and lakes. Riparian vegetation provides high value habitat for birds and animals, and is very important for the health of freshwater fisheries. In much of BC we protect riparian habitat with the Riparian Areas Regulation (RAR). Where does RAR apply? If a […]