North Westside flooding tackled

North Westside firefighters have been responding to some localized flooding in the Valley of the Sun subdivision

Sandbags are keeping back flooding in the Valley of the Sun subdivision. (photo submitted)

Sandbags are keeping back flooding in the Valley of the Sun subdivision. (photo submitted)

There’s been a quick response to flooding in the North Westside Road area.

North Westside firefighters have been responding to some localized flooding in the Valley of the Sun subdivision.

“The department and affected homeowners are monitoring the situation in case conditions change,” said Bruce Smith, with the Regional District of Central Okanagan.

Sandbags and sand are available at the main North Westside fore hall hall Station at 514 Udell Road for any property owner that might be concerned about protecting their property. Contact the department to obtain sandbags at 250-545-1195.

Residents wishing to report new flooding should contact 911 and ask for North Westside Fire Rescue.

Information and pamphlets on flood preparedness, including a recommended method for sandbag diking, are available at www.cordemergency.ca.