Rose Valley blasting begins

Blasting permit required to facilitate further subdivision construction in Rose Valley neighbourhood of West Kelowna.

The City of West Kelowna is advising the public that blasting activity related to subdivision construction in the Rose Valley neighbourhood will occur over the next two weeks and may continue up to Sept. 30.

A blasting permit has been issued to Rose Valley Ventures Ltd. for site construction and servicing for property at 1506 Rose Meadow Dr. in West Kelowna. Blasting is required to excavate rock for the project.

Blasting will be allowed Monday to Saturday, 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.

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.