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Jun 27, 2022

Shuswap Lake Level Update 2022

The Shuswap Emergency Program has activated its Emergency Operations Centre to assist with flood preparations in the Shuswap, as both river and lake levels are increasing. 

As part of this, we will be posting a lake level daily during the flood watch period. Please use this information as a guide to help you make decisions about what flooding precautions are needed to protect your...

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Jun 26, 2022

Shuswap Lake close to 349-metre mark

Shuswap Lake hasn’t peaked yet.

The gradual but steady rise of the lake level continues, coming just shy of the 349-metre mark at noon on Sunday. High temperatures are predicted to increase snow melt feeding into the lake,...

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Jun 25, 2022

Weather patterns increasing flood risk in the Shuswap

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the Shuswap as the first stretch of warmer than average temperatures moves into the area. Today, Saturday, June 25, temperatures will reach into...

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Jun 24, 2022

#YourCSRD - Highlights from the June 2022 Regular Board Meeting

Get a quick look at what took place at the June 16, 2022 CSRD Board of Directors meeting. 

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Jun 24, 2022

Predicted rain, high temperatures affecting flood projections

Flood season’s not over yet. Shuswap Lake is still rising, now at 348.9 metres and approaching the 349.1 metre mark set in 2018. The Flood Watch remains in effect for the Shuswap.

Predicted rainfall, forecasted high...

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Jun 23, 2022

Evacuation Alert rescinded for Sicamous Creek Mobile Home Park

The Evacuation Alert issued June 13, 2022 by the District of Sicamous through the Shuswap Emergency Program due to the potential danger to life, health and property caused by the threat of a landslide in the Wiseman Creek area is hereby rescinded effective Thursday, June 23, 2022 at 12:30 Hours.

All properties in the Evacuation Alert area are now ALL CLEAR...

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Jun 23, 2022

Expect high-water conditions to continue into July

The Shuswap Emergency Program continues to monitor Shuswap Lake levels very closely as the water level continues to rise. Projections are for the lake to approach, and possibly exceed, flood levels seen in 2018.

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Jun 22, 2022

Shuswap Lake predicted to approach 2018 high-water levels

Current lake level predictions are indicating Shuswap Lake is heading towards a level of 349.1 metres, with the peak expected to take place this coming weekend or into early next week.

Forecasted data from two different types of provincial modeling systems is currently suggesting Saturday, June 25 or Sunday, June 26 may see the highest water levels for the year in the Shuswap.

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Jun 21, 2022

High water causes temporary park closures

High water has forced the temporary closure of two CSRD parks:

  • Sandy Beach, located at 2475 Blind Bay Road, Blind Bay
  • Scotch Creek Wharf Road Community Park, located at 1014 Wharf Rd...

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Jun 21, 2022

Aquatic Centre referendum plans move forward

We’ve recommended the referendum question. The answer will depend on the voters in Golden and Electoral Area A. 

At the June 16, 2022 Regular Meeting, the CSRD Board approved the question for the upcoming voter assent process as:

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