Electoral Area D
With a passion for healthy living, Askew’s Foods is supporting the Shuswap North Okanagan Rail Trail with a $100,000 donation.
A flood-hazard mapping study, which includes four watercourses in the Columbia Shuswap Regional District − Hummingbird Creek, Sicamous Creek, Eagle River and the Salmon River − will be continuing this week and into November.
Residents of these areas may notice crews from BGC Engineering conducting survey work in these areas. All workers will be wearing high-visibility safety gear while conducting fieldwork.
Shuswap residents will have to change their habits when it comes to recycling light bulbs.
Effective immediately, there is no longer a site in Salmon Arm that will accept household light bulbs for drop off for recycling. The closest Product Care depots collecting light bulbs are:
A $500,000 grant towards the Shuswap North Okanagan Rail Trail will support preliminary work of the 19.8 km section of the rail trail from Sicamous to Mara, allowing the public early access to this part of the trail.
Repairs to a water line on the Falkland Water System will require a temporary shut down of service for some users of the system on Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 8 AM to 5 PM.
Some properties along Highway 97 will not have water service during that time. (See map below. The affected properties are highlighted in red.)
The CSRD is conducting a Housing Needs Assessment to identify important housing issues in Electoral Areas B, D and F.
The process started in the spring of 2021 and an essential component of the study requires hearing from community members about housing issues.
The Evacuation Alert issued by the Columbia Shuswap Regional District through the Shuswap Emergency Program due to the danger to life safety caused by a wildfire burning near White Rock Lake is hereby rescinded effective Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at 09:00 Hours.
All properties in the rescind area are now ALL CLEAR of restrictions.
The areas now downgraded to ALL CLEAR status are: