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May 10, 2017

Message from Emergency Management BC

Please see the attached message from Emergency Management BC regarding Disaster Financial Assistance.

MESSAGE FROM EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT BC:

Major flooding and debris flows in the Central and Southeast Regions that began on May 4, 2017 has caused property and content damages. As a result of the damages sustained from this event, provincial Disaster Financial...

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May 10, 2017

Boil Water Advisory - Cedar Heights Water System

5:00 PM

High Turbidity levels have been detected in the Cedar Heights Water System's drinking water supply.  High turbidity (cloudiness) levels may occur in surface water sources due to seasonal weather changes causing excessive surface runoff, flooding or lake turnover.  A high turbidity level may impair the effectiveness of the disinfection treatment system.  If disinfection is...

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May 9, 2017

Robinson Creek Landslide Update

1:00 PM

Sunnybrae-Canoe Point Road is currently closed in both directions in the 5900 block and will remain closed until further notice. 

Officials from the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MoTI) advise that work has commenced to clear debris from the road in the area of the landslide this morning, Tuesday, May 9, 2017.   MoTI has not indicated when the road is...

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May 9, 2017

Shuswap Emergency Program Call Centre

The Shuswap Emergency Program has activated a call centre in support of emergency events occurring throughout the Shuswap region. 

For all emergency related information requests and inquiries please contact:

Emergency Operations Centre
250.833.3351 

Please continue to visit the CSRD website at www.csrd.bc.ca for...

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May 9, 2017

Flooding and Sandbag Information Update

Sandbags are available for residents concerned about protecting their property from flooding. Property owners are responsible for taking steps and having the necessary equipment to protect their properties from flooding.

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Area Location Sandbags

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May 9, 2017

MoTI Information Bulletin - Tips for Safety Near Floodwaters

Please see the attached information Bulletin and website link released by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and Emergency Management BC regarding tips for safety near floodwaters and preparing effective sandbags. 

https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2017TRAN0177-001194   

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May 9, 2017

Seymour Main Forest Service Road Update

11:00 AM

Seymour Main Forest Service Road remains closed as a result of mudslides which occured at 2 km and 3 km on Friday, May, 5, 2017.  Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resources (MFLNRO) have not indicated a timeline for reopening.

Information regarding alternate routes for access to the Seymour Arm area may be available by contacting MFLNRO at:

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May 8, 2017

Seymour Main Forest Service Road Update

11:00 AM

The Seymour Main Forest Service Road remains closed as the result of mudslides which occured at 2 km and 3km on Friday, May 5, 2017.  The CSRD has not received any indication from the Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations (MFLNRO) as to when the road will reopen.   

The CSRD does not have mapping information or current road condition information on...

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May 7, 2017

Robinson Creek Landslide - Update

1:00 PM

Search and rescue efforts are still underway at the Robinson Creek landslide in the 5900 block of Sunnybrae Canoe Point Road.  The Heavy Urban Search and Rescue Team (HUSR), along with the Shuswap Search and Rescue Team are on site.  Field Services staff from the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MoTI) and the RCMP are also on scene. 

The...

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May 7, 2017

Boil Water Advisory - Sorrento Water System

12:00 PM

High Turbidity levels have been detected in the Sorrento Water System's drinking water supply.  High turbidity (cloudiness) levels may occur in surface water sources due to seasonal weather changes causing excessive surface runoff, flooding or lake turnover.  A high turbidity level may impair the effectiveness of the disinfection treatment system.  If disinfection is impaired,...

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