News

Oct 10, 2019

Invitation to Tender - Saratoga Water System Upgrade

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District is inviting Tenders for the upgrade of the Saratoga Water System located in Scotch Creek, BC in Electoral Area F. 

Tenders will be accepted until 11:00 AM, Thursday, November 14, 2019 at the office of the Columbia Shuswap Regional District, 555 Harbourfront Drive NE, PO Box 978, Salmon Arm, BC, V1E 4P1. 

Please see tender page for more...

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Oct 7, 2019

Construction disrupts water service in Anglemont

Update: Monday, October 7, 2019

Spooner Industrial Ltd. is continuing the work of replacing water services in Anglemont which include water outages for some residents.

On Monday, October 7, water will be off for residents of Estate Drive below Lark, Fraser Road, Fortune Road, Birch Close and Fraser Crescent. 

On Tuesday, October 8, water shuts downs are...

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Oct 7, 2019

CSRD not conducting door-to-door water sampling

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) has been made aware that some residents, particularly in Electoral Area E (Rural Sicamous and Malakwa), have been approached at their homes by two individuals claiming to be conducting water sampling for the CSRD.

This is not the case. The CSRD is not currently conducting any door-to-door water testing at residences in any of the CSRD's...

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Oct 7, 2019

New dock, temporary closure at Cedar Lake Recreation Site

In partnership with Rec Sites and Trails BC, as well as the Golden Rod & Gun Club, the Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) will be installing a new swimming and fishing dock at the Cedar Lake Recreation Site on October 15, 2019.

Work should be completed within one week of that date, however, the day-use area will be temporarily closed during that time.

This will allow...

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Oct 4, 2019

Notice of Development Variance Permit No. 825-30 - Electoral Area F (Scotch Creek)

View Notice of DVP825-30

What is Development Variance Permit No. 825-30 (DVP825-30)?

The subject property is located at 4186 Ashe Crescent in Scotch Creek of Electoral Area F and is more particularly shown on the location map below:

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Oct 4, 2019

Opposition to Centennial Field purchase exceeds threshold

The proposed purchase of Centennial Field for the creation of a Community Park will be reconsidered by the Columbia Shuswap Regional District’s (CSRD) Board of Directors after enough South Shuswap electors submitted forms against the plan during the Alternative Approval Process.

The proposed bylaws would have authorized the CSRD to borrow $1,770,000, for a maximum term of 25 years, to...

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Oct 1, 2019

Salmon Arm landfill scale attendant caps off career

The Salmon Arm landfill is losing one of its most familiar faces, as longtime worker Julie Beyer will no longer be greeting patrons at the landfill scale.

Beyer retired on Monday, September 30 after more than 20 years of working for the...

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Oct 1, 2019

Survey focuses on firefighter recruitment

Help us keep your fire department healthy and vibrant! 

Recruiting and retaining firefighters is an ongoing challenge for the CSRD. So we wanted to hear from residents in the communities served by rural fire departments about what might...

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Sep 30, 2019

Recycle BC responds to plastics recycling concerns

Over the weekend, CBC's Marketplace aired a story exposing challenges related to plastics recycling in British Columbia. 

As a result, questions have been raised regarding the CSRD's collection of plastic recyclables. 

Since ...

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Sep 26, 2019

Grant assists with flood risk management in the Columbia River watershed

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) will be developing a new tool to help manage flood risk in the Columbia River watershed thanks to a grant from the National Disaster Mitigation Program. 

The project will support the...

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