Evacuation Alerts rescinded for eight properties in Westbank First Nation

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 10:33am

News Release No. 27  Westbank First Nation, B.C. - An Evacuation Alert has been rescinded for eight properties at the Westgate Village Mobile Park, located at 1880 Old Boucherie Road in Westbank First Nation.

The following properties are no longer under the Alert:

  • 42 – 1880 Old Boucherie Road
  • 43 – 1880 Old Boucherie Road
  • 44 – 1880 Old Boucherie Road
  • 45 – 1880 Old Boucherie Road
  • 46 – 1880 Old Boucherie Road
  • 47 – 1880 Old Boucherie Road
  • 48 – 1880 Old Boucherie Road
  • 49 – 1880 Old Boucherie Road

While the alert is rescinded, the public is asked to continue using care when walking near creeks as banks can be slippery, unstable, and subject to erosion. Be aware that creeks and streams can rise rapidly and flows can increase suddenly. Please be vigilant when walking with young children, as they may not understand the dangers. Keep pets on-leash to avoid them running to the creeks.

For up-to-date information, including active evacuation alerts and orders that remain in place across the Central Okanagan region, as well as flood-preparedness resources, visit cordemergency.ca.

For municipal information such as boat launch, park closures and water quality advisories, visit their websites: