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Jul 26, 2022

Repairs to Falkland Water System complete

Update:

The water leak has now been fixed  and water service should be as normal for users of the Falkland Water System. We appreciate your patience during the repairs.

 

Original Post: July 25, 2022

A water leak in the 5800-block of Highway 97 in Falkland means some users will be unexpectedly without water this morning, Monday,...

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Jul 25, 2022

SEP supports community needs during heat wave

In response to the heat wave, which is predicted to worsen as the week progresses, the Shuswap Emergency Program is working closely with agencies, including Interior Health, the City of Salmon Arm and the District of Sicamous to support those in need...

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Jul 21, 2022

Creation of new Electoral Area G confirmed by Province

The Province of BC has officially approved the creation of the newest Electoral Area in the Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) effective November 17, 2022.

Electoral Area G will include the communities of Sorrento, Blind Bay and Notch Hill. 

The creation of the two...

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Jul 21, 2022

Board endorses Alternative Approval Process for North Shuswap Health Care Centre contribution

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) Board confirmed an Alternative Approval Process will be used to determine whether the citizens of Electoral Area F (North Shuswap) are willing to pay an additional tax to support the operation of the North Shuswap Health ...

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Jul 21, 2022

Temporary water service disruption for Sunnybrae Water System

Portions of the Sunnybrae Water System will be temporarily shut down on July 25 and 26, 2022 to allow for the connection of a new development to the water system.

The water will be shut down between the hours of 8 AM to 5 PM. See maps below for the affected areas. 

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Jul 19, 2022

Tire Stewardship Program funds arena flooring replacement

The Golden and District Arena is going green with new flooring thanks to a grant from Tire Stewardship BC. 

The arena will begin replacing its worn-out flooring with recycled rubber flooring tiles made from approximately 182 commercial vehicle tires beginning...

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Jul 15, 2022

Algal Bloom Cautionary Advisory lifted for Sunnybrae

Update:

Interior Health has lifted the Cautionary Advisory that was in place at Salmon Arm Bay and Sunnybrae due to a potential algal bloom.

The cautionary advisory has been lifted because two consecutive water quality samples have tested negative for microcystin (i.e., microcystin NOT present), the toxin that can be associated with cyanobacteria blooms (also...

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Jul 15, 2022

Sandy Beach, Scotch Creek Wharf Road Park open

As high water conditions have dropped, both Sandy Beach and Scotch Creek Wharf Road Community Park are now open for use. 

Both facilities were closed to public use on June 21, 2022 as a result of flooding.

We thank the public for their patience during the temporary closure. 

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Jul 14, 2022

CSRD, Little Shuswap Lake Band discuss mosquito control options

As mosquitos continue to create problems for people in Scotch Creek this summer, the Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD), the Little Shuswap Lake Band (LSLB) and BC Parks are working together to possibly restart the mosquito control program in 2023....

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Jul 13, 2022

Shuswap Lake has peaked, water levels now in decline

The levels of Shuswap Lake continue to decline and are not predicted to rise any further this season. 

As such, the Shuswap Emergency Program is deactivating its Emergency Operations Centre which operated during the Flood Watch...

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