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With Environment Canada forecasting windy periods this afternoon and tomorrow, residents should remain vigilant.

Posted on Saturday, August 14, 2021 02:45 PM

Lake Country Residents - if you didn't receive this News Release from the Central Okanagan Emergency Operations Centre this afternoon, you need to SUBSCRIBE NOW to receive emergency notifications by email at www.cordemergency.ca 

 

News Release No. 21, Central Okanagan, B.C. – With Environment Canada forecasting windy periods this afternoon and tomorrow, residents should remain vigilant.

 

Evacuation Alerts and Orders

 

Evacuation Alerts and Orders within Central Okanagan Electoral...

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LCFD gets new wildland urban interface tactical water tender truck

Posted on Thursday, August 12, 2021 04:15 PM

Lake Country, BC – The Lake Country Fire Department (LCFD) recently received a new tactical tender truck for the community -- to be housed at Station 71. This piece of equipment is designed to target a major threat to our area – Wildland Urban Interface Structure Protection.

 

The new tender apparatus carries 2000 imperial gallons (9092 L) of water. It is not just a big tanker, but is an agile water transport vehicle able to fill port-a-tanks in areas lacking water supply; with two portable pumps...

PSA - Interior Health heat warning reminders

Posted on Thursday, August 12, 2021 06:00 AM

As heat continues to build in the Interior, rising temperatures will increase the potential for heat-related illnesses.


To review current weather advisories, including heat alerts, from Environment Canada, please visit https://weather.gc.ca/mainmenu/alert_menu_e.html


Excessive heat exposure can lead to weakness, disorientation and exhaustion. In severe cases, it can also lead to heat stroke, also known as sunstroke. Heat stroke can be a life-threatening medical emergency.  Interior Health medical...

1 BWLR Project Fish Salvage August 7 2021

AUGUST 2021 PROJECT UPDATE: Middle Vernon Creek Crossing Replacement - Bottom Wood Lake Road Improvements - (Berry Road Roundabout to McCarthy Road)

Posted on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 01:45 PM

The following is an overview of the current project work, construction environmental monitoring and offsetting of project impact.  Instream work began Saturday, August 7, 2021.

Click here to Download a copy of this Project update complete with images and site maps

Project Details

The Bottom Wood Lake Road Improvement project will provide frontage improvements to the new H.S. Grenda Middle School and will provide sidewalks, streetlights, bike lanes, road renewal and utility upgrades....

2021-08-11 Greenhow WaterMainBreak

Emergency water repair on Greenhow August 11, 2021

Posted on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 07:45 AM

Notice of emergency water repair on Greenhow as of 10:30am Wednesday, August 11, 2021.

All residents in this area shown on the map (Greenhow north of Lloyd and Young) will have little or no water pressure while the repair to the water distribution system is made. 

We expect water pressure to return by 2:30 this afternoon. This impacts all properties on Greenhow north of Lloyd and Young; water crew members have hand-delivered notification to properties impacted.