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White Rock Lake Wildfire Update

The Township of Spallumcheen and the Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Department continue to monitor the wildfire located west of the Township identified as the White Rock Lake Fire under BC Wildfire # K61884.

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Level 1 Emergency Operation Centre Activated - White Rock Lake Wildfire

As the White Rock Lake Fire east of Spallumcheen continues to be a fire of note, Spallumcheen is asking residents to be aware of the fire and prepare for the possibility that an evacuation alert may be issued in the west portion of Spallumcheen.

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Greenhow Rd Wildfire - Emergency Operation Centre Deactivated

The Township of Spallumcheen has deactivated the Emergency Operation Centre related to the Greenhow Rd Wildfire at 11:00 hours on Friday, July 30, 2021. The event has been determined concluded by the Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Chief who has confirmed the fire as “out”.  Though this fire is no longer a threat it continues to be a very hot dry summer and the Township of Spallumcheen asks residents and visitors to be fire smart including to remember that there is a campfire ban...

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Wildfire Preparedness - how to get ready

The Township of Spallumcheen staff and the Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Department continue to monitor fires in our area that could pose a potential threat to Spallumcheen residents or property. As fires move closer, BC Wildfire will make the determination if an Evacuation Alert needs to be ordered for properties in Spallumcheen.  An Evacuation Alert is not a request to leave your property.  It is a notification that you should  be ready to leave the property for an extended...

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Public Notice - Water Shut Off - Lansdowne Waterworks District

  Residents connected to the Lansdowne Waterworks District are advised of a planned water outage scheduled between the hours of 8:00 am to 10:00 am on Wednesday July 28, 2021. The interruption is for infrastructure improvements to the system. Residents are recommended to: • shut off hot and cold faucets and any equipment that requires water, • store sufficient drinking water for the anticipated period of interruption, • isolate the supply to hot water tank,...

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Regional District of North Okanagan Shares Information for Isolated Communities During Wildfire Season

The 2021 wildfire season is upon us, and the Regional District of North Okanagan is sharing information and tips for people that live in remote, isolated communities in the region. Communities away from city centres can pose unique challenges, and rural residents have some unique considerations to prepare themselves.  Please visit rdno.ca for further information.

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Township Deputy Corporate Officer Receives Award of Honour

Deputy Corporate Officer receives Capilano University's Award of Honour

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Thompson Okanagan drought, water-scarcity conditions

Drought is affecting much of British Columbia, including many parts of the southern and central Interior.

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Ban on Sale and Use of Second Generation Anticoagulant Rodenticides (SGARs)

Effective July 21, 2021, a ban on the sale and use in B.C. of second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides (SGARs) that contain brodifacoum, bromadiolone or difethialone as the active ingredient will be in place

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Stage 2 Water Restrictions for Greater Vernon Water Customers

Stage 2 Water Restrictions - Greater Vernon Water Users

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