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Monday, May 22, 2017 6:07 PM
Following recent flooding events earlier this month and with the potential for more seasonal flooding in communities surrounding the Okanagan Lake in the coming weeks due to increased snowmelt and forecasted warmer weather, Emergency Management BC asks that residents in the area take precautions to ensure personal safety.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 2:00 PM
While flood waters in many areas of the Central and Southwest regions of the British Columbia are currently dropping, the Province is recommending that homeowners take proactive steps to prepare for inclement weather and possible flooding.
Monday, May 8, 2017 12:37 PM
As areas in the central and southeast regions of the province are experiencing recent flooding events, homeowners need to be vigilant with their safety, first and foremost.
Sunday, May 7, 2017 7:05 PM
Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA) is now available to eligible British Columbians in the Central region who may have been impacted from the flooding that began on May 4, 2017.
Sunday, May 7, 2017 3:10 PM
Areas in the south and central interior of the province remain under Evacuation Alert or Order after recent flooding events, and there is a potential for increased snowmelt and further precipitation and flooding next week.
Saturday, May 6, 2017 12:45 PM
The province is experiencing increased snow melt and precipitation in the B.C. Central and Southern Interior regions, which has raised the risk of landslides in those areas.
Friday, May 5, 2017 1:30 PM
The Province is urging caution and encouraging the public to prepare for localized flooding as water levels are expected to rise in the B.C. Central and Southern Interior regions of the province due to anticipated increased snowmelt, precipitation and higher than normal rain levels throughout recent weeks.
Friday, March 31, 2017 4:10 PM
The Province has invested over $80 million with partners in emergency preparedness activities in flood protection and prevention, seismic safety, local government emergency preparedness, search and rescue, and fire prevention.
Friday, March 31, 2017 4:00 PM
MLA for Shuswap Greg Kyllo announced $800,000 in funding to improve flood protection in the Township of Spallumcheen on behalf of Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness Naomi Yamamoto.
Friday, March 31, 2017 2:30 PM
As part of the Province’s over $80-million investment in emergency preparedness and public safety, MLA for Chilliwack-Hope Laurie Throness has announced a number of flood prevention projects for the region on behalf of Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness Naomi Yamamoto.