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Some creek flood barriers redeployed; lakeshore measures remain in place - News Release #111
June 19, 2017
Central Okanagan, B.C. – Okanagan and Kalamalka Lakes' levels continue to decline, but protective measures along their shores and the mouths of their feeder creeks must be kept in place.   Okanagan Lake dropped one centimetre Monday morning, to 343.181 metres above sea level, compared to 343.191 a...
Protective measures to remain in place - News Release #110
June 18, 2017
Central Okanagan, B.C. – The Central Okanagan’s big lakes – Kalamalka and Okanagan Lake – continue their slow descent from historically high water levels. Inspections today of all flood protection on the lakes found no damage from strong overnight winds that gusted to 50 kilometres an hour....
Foreshore Protective Measures to Stay in Place
June 17, 2017
Central Okanagan, B.C. –  While many residents living away from the foreshore are now permitted to remove protective measures flood protection defences on both private and public property along the foreshore are expected to stay in place for an extended period of time due to high lake levels. ...
Repositioning and removal of flood protection measures - News release #108
June 16, 2017
Central Okanagan, B.C. – While some properties are no longer at risk of flooding, Central Okanagan properties along the foreshore and adjacent to mouths of creeks continue to be of concern due to historical lake levels. Crews throughout the region will continue to assess and bolster flood...
Flood defences challenged again by gusty winds - News Release #107
June 15, 2017
Central Okanagan, B.C. – Flood protection defences across the Central Okanagan are expected to be in for another test by Mother Nature today.  Southerly winds gusting to 60 kilometres an hour are in the forecast by Environment Canada.  Gusty winds and lake levels that are more than 70 centimetres...