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POST-WILDFIRE NATURAL HAZARD RISK ASSESSMENT – White Rock Lake Fire Reconnaissance Report

MINISTRY OF FORESTS, LANDS AND NATURAL RESOURCE OPERATIONS AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT POST-WILDFIRE NATURAL HAZARD RISK ASSESSMENT RECONNAISSANCE REPORT

This Report K61884 White Rock Lake Fire Reconnaissance PWNHRA was prepared for
  • BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (“The Ministry”) –
  • Thompson Okanagan Region, Cascades, and Okanagan...

FYI – Fire crews hit red tape: MLA

B.C. forest firefighters were kept waiting by missing port-a-potty

The bureaucracy of fighting wildfires and red-tape obstacles firefighters face was never more apparent to John Rustad than when he heard about a missing biffy delay that kept a fire crew waiting while the forest around them burned. “This summer we had crews sitting...

White Rock Lake wildfire community recovery – RDCO You Tube

This last in a series of updates for questions and answers from North Westside residents on the White Rock Lake wildfire recovery.  Topics covered in this meeting include environmental assessments*, Killiney Beach water, septic systems, insurance, needs assessments (danger trees, clean-up debris...

Whiteman’s Creek Bridge Replacements Closure Schedule

The schedule was made with input from both SD22 and the Band school bus. If you have any other questions or concerns my contact info is listed below Our schedule is:  Monday October 18th:  closed 8:30am – 3pmwith a 12pm – 12:30pm crossing for vehicles and pedestrians  Tuesday October 19th:  closed 8:30am – 3pmwith a 12pm – 12:30pm crossing for...

Information session September 28

The White Rock Lake wildfire impacted communities in the Central Okanagan West Electoral Area. As part of the RDCO's efforts to support residents in recovery, this eNewsletter will provide details on community recovery activities as new information becomes available.

Information session September...

Open burning permits start October 1

September 27, 2021 Open burning permits start October 1 Starting this Friday, open burning permits will be available for eligible Central Okanagan property owners from their local fire service. Those meeting the requirements of local fire protection bylaws are eligible to receive a permit.  If necessary, each fire jurisdiction enforces its own bylaw regulations. Qualifying...

Household Bulky Items Collection extended for North Westside residents

Household Bulky Items Collection extended for North Westside residents North Westside Road residents within the Central Okanagan will have a longer window of  opportunity to dispose of unwanted bulky items this fall. The Bulky Item collection event is held  twice a year, once in spring and again in fall,  at the North Westside Road...

Campfire ban ends in most Central Okanagan fire areas

Campfire ban ends in most Central Okanagan fire areas Effective immediately, the ban on campfires has been lifted in most Central Okanagan areas.  Campfires are not permitted at any time within the City of Kelowna. The ban on campfires within most local government fire jurisdictions in the Central Okanagan has been in place since...

Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) Annual Convention – Online 2021

AGENDA Plenary Session: Pathways to Truth and Reconciliation - Tuesday September 14th, 1:00 - 2:30 PM PDT Presenters:
  • The Honourable Murray Sinclair, Former Chief Commissioner Truth and Reconciliation Commission
  • The Honourable Murray Rankin, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation
  • Andrea Reimer, Founder & Principal, Tawâw Strategies
  • Chair John Jack, Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District...

RDCO extends Stage 2 outdoor watering

RDCO extends Stage 2 outdoor watering Due to the Okanagan’s extreme drought conditions, the Regional District of Central Okanagan is keeping its water systems on a Stage 2 outdoor irrigation program. The Star Place/Dietrich, Falcon Ridge, Sunset Ranch, Upper Fintry-Shalal Road-Valley of the Sun and Westshore Estates systems have been at Stage 2...

Fridge/Freezer Disposal Update for North Westside Residents

Fridge/Freezer Disposal Update for North Westside Residents For North Westside Road residents affected by the White Rock Lake Wildfire, please be advised that booking curbside collection of fridges and freezer will end at noon on Thursday, September 16th. All affected residents that have not had their fridge or freezer collected should call...