Latest Updates

Spring Runoff Safety and Flood Precautions
April 20, 2017
Spring rain showers and seasonal daytime temperatures are starting to fuel rising levels of creeks and streams throughout the Central Okanagan.   Adding to the spring freshet is the melting snowpack from low and mid-elevations. At the present time there are no specific areas of concern.  However,...
In case of emergency, now’s the time to prepare
March 9, 2017
The best time to create or revisit your family emergency plan is when there’s no emergency. As we move into spring, it is a good time to start planning ahead. Our region has many areas subject to localized spring flooding and, each summer, we deal with interface wildfires that range from minor to...
Information for Returning Residents for Bear Creek Fire
August 24, 2016
The Emergency Operations Centre has prepared information that might be helpful for residents returning to their homes from the Bear Creek wildfire. Notice for Returning Residents The Bear Creek wildfire is still an active fire. Fire suppression continues in the area west of Westside Road. Bear...
Bear Creek Fire News Release 15
August 24, 2016
The Emergency Operations Centre advises that effective 12:00 p.m. today, the Evacuation Order and Alert for the Bear Creek fire are rescinded. No areas remain under Evacuation Order or Alert. Those returning to approximately 105 properties in the Traders Cove subdivision should be aware that active...
Bear Creek Fire News Release 14
August 24, 2016
Efforts are progressing to have those residents who are out of their homes due to the Bear Creek wildfire back by tonight. At this point, the Evacuation Order remains in effect for approximately 105 properties in the Traders Cove subdivision. As well, Westside Road is expected to open for two-way...