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Posted: February 6, 2020, 2:14 pm

Source Water Protection Toolkit for Water Suppliers

Okanagan Basin Water Board


Source Water Protection Toolkit for Water Suppliers

Request for Proposal

See for complete Request for Proposals document.

1.  Background:
This purpose of the project is to create a Source Water Protection Toolkit for Water Suppliers that includes case studies to highlight collaborative processes and information about public education campaigns and funding programs that have led to improved source protection. The toolkit will also include sample bylaws and policies and templates to help communities develop source protection plans that are consistent across the Okanagan. A collaborative process will be used to develop the document. A technical advisory committee (TAC) will guide the project and work closely with the successful consultants to develop the toolkit scope and content.

2.  Services Required (Scope of Work): 
The following tasks are anticipated for this project. Alternative tasks must be clearly identified and relevancy demonstrated. Consultants should also identify any added-value items, innovations, or anticipated obstacles within their suggested methods and project proposal.

2.1 Attend project kick-off meeting
      a)Attend a kick-off meeting with the OBWB to confirm project goals, purpose, scope, approach and

2.2 Collect background information and prepare outline
      a)Survey water suppliers and others to identify current source protection plans, bylaws and
         policies, potential case studies, best practices, and other relevant information for the toolkit.
      b)Complete a literature review.
      c)Prepare an outline for the toolkit and solicit feedback from the TAC.

2.3 Write toolkit
      a)Prepare two drafts of the toolkit (see Task 3.4).
      b)Prepare final PDF document (including professional graphic design).

2.4 Collect and incorporate input on toolkit
      a)Provide several opportunities for the TAC to give input on the toolkit.
      b)Collect and incorporate input from others as recommended by the TAC and OBWB.

Location: Kelowna
Region: Okanagan Valley / Similkameen
Business Categories: Water Provision & Maintenance
Expires: February 24, 2020, 4:00 pm