Sandbags available in Central Okanagan

Sand and sandbags available in Kelowna, West Kelowna and Lake Country

The short-term forecast is calling for significant rain starting late Thursday. Residents should keep in place all protective measures.

Citizens who live in low lying areas near creeks and lakes that may be susceptible to flooding should also take preventative measures to protect their properties.

Property owners living adjacent to area creeks and streams should continue to watch water levels and take appropriate precautions.

In Kelowna, sandbags are available at City of Kelowna Fire Station 1 at 2255 Enterprise Way. Sand is available at the Cook Road Boat Launch outside the Hotel Eldorado on Cook Road, Burne Avenue, west of Ethel Street at Mill Creek and on Rowcliffe Avenue at Richter Street.

In West Kelowna, sand is available at 1341 Green Bay Road, 2606 Casa Loma, 1651 Pritchard Drive, 4081 Hitchner Road and in Pebbles Park at 2589 Whitworth Road.

For Lake Country residents, sand and sandbags are available at Swalwell Park and sand is available on Commonwealth Road by Holiday Park.

Residents and waterfront property owners are being asked to leave any wood debris along local beaches and waterfront areas in an effort to reduce erosions from wave action during this period of high lake water levels.

Please check here for updates on sand locations throughout the day.

All evacuation orders and alerts remain in place. Please use the map to check the status specific addresses.