Be Flood Prepared

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Debris flow material deposited on the Kuskanook Creek fan August 2004.

The Regional District of Central Kootenay is asking residents to be aware of expected heavy rains and possible rising lake and river levels which could result in flooding.

Residents requiring sandbags can contact the Emergency program coordinator in their area:

Nelson/Kaslo and Areas D, E, F, I, J:  250-352-8177

Nakusp/Slocan and Areas H, K:  250-265-0230

Creston and Areas A, B, C /Salmo and Area G:  250-428-0299

To report flooding or landslide, residents can call the 24/7 Provincial Emergency Reporting Number at 1-800-663-3456.

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY – DIAL 911

Go to www.tinyurl.com/kobkb9x For general information on sandbagging, including the recommended method for sandbag diking.

Go to www.tinyurl.com/n8z7sfs For information on debris flow hazards.

Go to www.tinyurl.com/gsb886a For information on Flood Protection and Planning.

Go to http://bcrfc.env.gov.bc.ca/index.htm For current River Flow Level advisories from the BC River Forecast Centre.

Go to webapp.fortisbc.com/lakelevel/lakes.jsp For Kootenay Lake water levels.

If you haven’t already, please sign up for the FREE Emergency Notification System, go to https://rdckemergency.connectrocket.com