Latest Updates

Last call for sandbag removal - News Release #140
August 14, 2017
The majority of flood response sandbags have been removed from public and private property in the Central Okanagan. Crews are completing the last of the pickups previously reported to the Emergency Operation Centre through the online sandbag app. Regional sandbag recovery operations will wrap up...
Initial sweep of sandbag removals complete
August 4, 2017
Central Okanagan – As of today the majority of sandbag removals from public and private property in the Central Okanagan will be complete – three weeks earlier than anticipated. Residents who haven’t notified officials of sandbags on their property will need to do so by the end of business day on...
Kelowna Reception Center hours
August 2, 2017
Starting Thursday August 3, Kelowna Reception Centre hours will be changing. BC residents evacuated due to wildfire can register or apply for renewal of assistance at the Kelowna Reception Centre from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 12:30-3 p.m. on Sundays. All people on Evacuation Order...
Okanagan Centre Fire Evacuation Alert Lifted - News Release #14
July 27, 2017
The Okanagan Centre Fire Evacuation Alert has been rescinded for 58 properties on Nighthawk, Long and Tyndall Roads. To ensure public safety, stay out of fire-affected areas and obey all warning and hazard signs. Parks, trails and public and private lands in the area of the fire remain closed,...
Okanagan Lake nearing full pool
July 27, 2017
After historic high water levels of 343.250m above sea level were reached on June 8, the lake level in Okanagan Lake is expected to be nearing full pool measuring at 342.48m by this weekend. Today it is measuring at 342.539m above sea level. As area big lakes dip to typical peak water levels and...