The District of Coldstream has activated its Emergency Operations Centre to a level one.
The District says it’s to monitor the impact of the current weather front moving through the area, which is expected to bring strong winds and showers.
“Our EOC activation is strictly precautionary at this point,” CAO Trevor Seibel tells Kiss FM. “We continue to monitor District infrastructure (such as) roads, sanitary, etc.”
Residents are asked to take measures to protect their private property.
If residents are inquiring on Financial Assistance please see the link below for information:
For more information on what you can do during flooding please see Prepared BC’s website.
Sand and bags have been placed in the following locations for the use by residents for the flooding:
1. Kalamalka Road – across from Postill Drive
2. West Kal Road – across from the Country Club
3. Kirkland Drive
4. Kinloch – at the boat launch
5. School Road – Lavington
Residents with sandbags protecting their property should keep them in place until the risk of flood has passed.
Residents are also reminded that due to high water levels, the District of Coldstream has closed all boat launches at the north end of Kalamalka Lake until further notice.