Solid Waste Management Plan Review and Survey

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) is conducting a review of its Regional Solid Waste Management Plan (SWMP), last updated in 2009.  The review will identify new initiatives for reduce, reuse, recycle and disposal programs for the next five years, as many of the 2009 recommendations have now been completed.  A review of new opportunities and directions will be conducted to update the SWMP and to establish implementation priorities for the next five years. 

Evacuation Alert Rescind - White Rock Lake Fire

Rescind Notice

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Shuswap Emergency Program due to the danger to life safety caused by a wildfire burning near White Rock Lake is hereby rescinded effective Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at 09:00 Hours.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:

Evacuation Alert Partial Rescind - White Rock Lake Fire

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Program due to the danger to life safety caused by a wildfire burning near White Rock Lake is hereby partially rescinded effective Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 17:00 Hours.

The areas now downgraded to ALL CLEAR status are as follows:
• All addresses at Falkland, Six Mile Road, Joyce Lake, Glenemma, Yankee Flats north to 1924 Yankee Flats Road and Salmon Valley North to 1912 Salmon River Road.

Hunakwa Fire Update

Hunakwa Fire Update - The Evacuation Order issued by the CSRD through the SEP due to the danger to life safety caused by a wildfire burning near Seymour Arm in Electoral Area F is hereby rescinded effective Sunday, August 8, 2021 at 1430 Hours.

All homes in the rescind area revert to Evacuation Alert status and residents must remain ready to leave their homes again on short notice if the fire situation changes.

The areas now downgraded to Evacuation Alert status are as follows:

Three Valley Lake Fire Update

Three Valley Lake Fire Update - The Evacuation Order issued by the CSRD through the SEP for properties in Electoral Area E due to a wildfire burning near Three Valley Lake is hereby rescinded effective Sunday, August 8, 2021 at 1430 Hours.

All properties in the rescind area reverts to Evacuation Alert status and residents must remain ready to leave their homes again on short notice.

The areas now downgraded to Evacuation Alert status are as follows:

• The property located at 8271 Trans-Canada Highway

The following addresses also remain on Evacuation Alert:

Fire Update, August 8, 1300 hrs

Crazy Creek Gorge FSR: 2,635 ha in size with low fire behaviour was seen yesterday on the south end of the fire, with very minimal growth southward.
The Evacuation Order for the communities of Queest Village and Pete Martin Bay remain in place. Attention: BCWS has reported a drone in the area of this fire, this is a very dangerous activity.

Sicamous Landfill Closure

The Sicamous Landfill will be closed starting tomorrow, July 30, 2021 until further notice. The District of Sicamous is providing a temporary garbage disposal option at the Sicamous Curling Club located at 1121 Eagle Pass Way for household garbage only. Residents are being asked to limit garbage to bagged household materials - no bulky or large items.

The Sicamous Bottle and Recycling Depot is open as per their normally posted hours of operation.

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