Credit: Whitney McLeod

Landslide occurs near Lake Country subdivision

The landslide happened near The Lakes

Update: 11:40 a.m.

“There were reports of water flow depositing water and sediment on the road in The Lakes neighbourhood Wednesday morning,” said communications officer Karen Miller, with the District of Lake Country.

“The issue is with water collecting on 3-4 empty, undeveloped lots on Derek Trethewey Drive above the developed properties in the 13400 block of Apex Lane. The issue has been cleaned up, is under control and being monitored. District staff is in contact with the developer.”

Update: 11 a.m.

The landslide appears to be minor according to recent reports on a public Lake Country Facebook page.

Original:

Emergency crews are responding to a landslide this morning near The Lakes subdivision on Apex Drive.

A call has been made to the District of Lake Country. The story will be updated as more information becomes available.

@carliberry_
carli.berry@kelownacapnews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Grass fire reported near Traders Cove

West Kelowna - Emergency crews are responding to reports of a grass fire today

Okanagan Lake levels rising

The lake hit full pool today

Lake Country residents to meet with district to discuss public beaches

Carr’s Landing residents are invited to provide feedback to the district

Kelowna residents enjoy May Days parade

The 59th annual May Days celebration takes place this weekend

Big-time Kelowna band to rock Ponderosa

Yukon Blonde is touring Canada

VIDEO: Grand Forks shores up defences as floodwaters rise to peak levels

Canadian Forces, volunteers working to protect low-lying areas

Chilliwack Chiefs moving on to RBC Cup final after thrilling win over Ottawa

Kaden Pickering scored the winning goal in the 3rd period as Chilliwack won their semi-final 3-2.

VIDEO: As floodwaters recede, crews assess the damage to Grand Forks’ downtown

More than four dozen firefighters and building inspectors came out to help

Wellington Dukes pull off epic upset of Wenatchee at RBC Cup

The Dukes are off to the championship game after downing the Wild 2-1 Saturday at Prospera Centre.

Canada to face U.S. for bronze at world hockey championship

Canada was looking to play in the gold medal game for a fourth straight year, but saw 3-2 loss

Olympic gold medallist returns to Summerland

Justin Kripps brought his gold medal to Summerland Secondary Thursday

Searchers for Vancouver Island father turn focus to Cowichan River

Cowichan SAR joined by many other SAR groups, volunteers now determined to find missing man

Vacationers urged to check for stowaway bats that could carry deadly disease

‘White-nose syndrome’ has killed millions of bats in North America, but hasn’t arrived in B.C. yet

Are B.C.’s gas prices enough to keep you from travelling May long weekend?

Gas prices in B.C. ranging from 125 cents per litre to more than 150 cents

Most Read