District of Lake Country issues evacuation alerts

Property owners should bolster their flood protection measures if they haven’t done so already.

An Evacuation Alert has been issued by the District of Lake Country for the following properties due to localized flooding:

15770 Oyama Road

15750 Oyama Road

15730 Oyama Road

Property owners should bolster their flood protection measures if they haven’t done so already.

Residents in these affected areas should be prepared to leave their homes on short notice should conditions along the waterfront change. If they haven’t already, they may also wish to take steps to protect their properties from potential flooding by sandbagging and moving any items from crawlspaces and basements. Sand and sand bag locations can be found on www.cordemergency.ca/beprepared. Sand is continually being replenished.

All other evacuation alerts and orders remain in effect. Check out the map at www.cordemergency.ca/map and search by address to determine if an area is under alert or order, or to find the closest sand and sandbag locations.

For more information, visit www.cordemergency.ca, sign up for e-updates or call the information line at 250-469-8490.

All Evacuation Alerts and Orders remain in effect, and residents in those areas should be prepared to leave on short notice if conditions change and there is a threat to public safety. Visit www.cordemergency.ca/map to search by address to determine if an area is under alert or order, or to find the closest sand and sandbag locations.

For municipal information such as boat launch, park and beach closures, and water quality advisories, visit their websites.

Keep informed by signing up for e-updates at www.cordemergency.ca, or call the information line at 250-469-8490.