Blasting activity in Rose Valley begins

Blasting will be allowed Monday to Friday, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

The District of West Kelowna issued a public advisory relating to subdivision construction in the Rose Valley neighbourhood.

A blasting permit has been issued to Kara Vista Developments Ltd. for site construction and servicing for property at the end of Rosealee Lane in West Kelowna. Blasting is required to excavate rock for the project.

Blasting will be allowed Monday to Friday, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. As part of WorkSafeBC requirements, safety sirens will be sounded before the blast and once the area is cleared. The blasting company will monitor for vibrations caused by the blast. Blasting activity is expected to continue until approximately April 3.

Residents with concerns regarding blasting activity can contact TT Contractors Ltd. at 778-478-3559 or email: office@ttcontractors.ca; or Charlie Higgins, Project Manager, WSP Canada Inc. at 250-980-5504 or email: Charlie.higgins@wspgroup.com.