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May 27, 2020

Sand and bags available throughout the Shuswap

The Shuswap Emergency Program has sand and bags available for residents who may be at risk of flooding. 

Sand and bags are being made available to the public at 20 locations in the Shuswap area. Please see the map below for specific locations, details or any restrictions on availability....

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May 26, 2020

Update: Salmon Arm Landfill Recycling Depot reopens

Update: 3:30 PM, Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Please be advised that at of 3:30 PM, the Salmon Arm Landfill is once again able to accept Recycle BC material after receiving a shipment of the large bags needed to collect the recyclables. The recycling depot is back open and the CSRD thanks residents for their patience during the temporary closure.

 

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May 26, 2020

#YourCSRD - Highlights from the May 2020 Regular Board Meeting

Get a quick look at what took place at the  May 21, 2020 CSRD Board of Directors meeting. 

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May 26, 2020

Salmon Valley residents should prepare for flooding

The Shuswap Emergency Program is advising all residents in low-lying areas of the Salmon River to take measures to protect their property from rising water. 

On Tuesday, May 26, the BC River Forecast Centre upgraded the...

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May 26, 2020

CARIP - Climate Action Public Reporting

Climate Action is a key provincial priority and local governments are key partners in helping to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and create complete, compact and energy efficient communities.

The Climate Action Revenue Incentive Program (CARIP) reimburses the carbon tax for local governments who have signed the...

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May 22, 2020

Public access to meetings restored with COVID-19 provisions in place

As a first step in the Columbia Shuswap Regional District's (CSRD) plans to restore public access, a limited number of citizens will be able to attend essential meetings with provisions to ensure all physical distancing requirements are met.

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May 21, 2020

CSRD, City of Salmon Arm swap fill and save money

It's a win for the City of Salmon Arm, the Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) and, ultimately, the taxpayers. 

At the Regular Board Meeting held Thursday, May 21, CSRD Directors voted unanimously to waive tipping fees for the City of Salmon Arm to...

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May 19, 2020

Mosquito control measures suspended in Scotch Creek

Spring means warmer days, flowers blooming and, unfortunately, a return of those pesky, biting mosquitos. 

The CSRD wishes to remind residents of the Scotch Creek area that mosquito control measures previously applied in that area have been...

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May 15, 2020

Planning proceeds on Rail Trail

Despite the COVID-19 restrictions, technical planning for the new rail trail between Sicamous and Armstrong has moved ahead over the past two months. 

As part of the commitment...

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May 15, 2020

Sorrento Water System Boil Water Notice rescinded

Update May 15 at 11:15 AM

The Boil Water Notice issued for the Sorrento Water System in response to elevated turbidity has been rescinded effective Friday, May 15.

Water samples from the system confirm the turbidity (cloudiness) levels in the water is within acceptable levels and is safe to drink. As such, Interior Health has lifted the Boil...

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