Electoral Area D
The Shuswap Emergency Program is remembering Brian Green, one of the Emergency Support Service (ESS) program’s most reliable volunteers in Falkland.
If there was something that needed to be done in his home community, Green was always ready to lend a hand.
The CSRD is asking users of its water systems to conserve water and follow sprinkling restrictions so there is enough water available to fight any potential fires.
Current water use in all CSRD systems is taxing the pumping systems and lowering water reservoirs to critical levels in some cases.
Update: 11:15 AM
The Shuswap Emergency Program is ready to help if you, or someone you know, needs assistance due to the heat wave. An emergency program telephone line is available for residents to reach us at 250.832.2424.
At this time, assistance is being delivered on an as-needed basis, depending on the specific situation.
Several water quality monitoring organizations are ready and willing to respond to an algae bloom in the Shuswap watershed this summer, if the need arises.
The Shuswap Watershed Council (SWC) recently facilitated the development of a regional algae bloom response plan for the Shuswap watershed. The plan complements and builds upon a provincial protocol for cyanobacteria response.
The CSRD Board voted unanimously to pass three readings of a bylaw that would extend full dog control service, without dog licencing, to the entirety of Electoral Area D. This area includes Falkland, Silver Creek, Ranchero, Deep Creek, Gardom Lake and the Salmon Valley.
What are some of the important housing issues in Electoral Areas B, D and F?
Is it affordability? What about accessibility and availability?
These are some of the questions the CSRD is trying to answer by conducting a Housing Needs Survey for those areas.
Upgrades to TELUS landline service in the Salmon Arm area on June 10 means residents will be without telephone service, including access to 911, for approximately four hours overnight.
Service on Thursday, June 10, 2021 is scheduled to be interrupted between 1:00 AM and 5:00 AM Pacific Time.