Evacuation Order in Slocan Valley Further Reduced, Sandbags Available in Slocan and Silverton

The Regional District of Central Kootenay is rescinding the Evacuation Order for three homes on Picard Road due to a reduced risk of flooding. The area will remain on Evacuation Alert and residents should be prepared to evacuate if necessary.

The property that remains on Evacuation Order is:

  • 3946 Woykin Road

The properties that are on Evacuation Alert are:

  • All Properties on Slocan Valley West Road
  • 4058 Indian Pt Road
  • 3946 Indian Pt Road
  • 3922 Indian Pt Road
  • 4065 Indian Pt Road
  • 4023 Indian Pt Road
  • 3945 Indian Pt Road
  • 3875 Indian Pt Road
  • 3890 Indian Pt Road
  • 3860 Indian Pt Road
  • 3771 Arrow Road
  • 3750 Little Slocan S Road
  • 4010 Passmore Lower Road
  • 4003 Passmore Lower Road
  • 3970 Indian Pt Road
  • 4026 Indian Pt Road
  • 3801 Arrow Road
  • 3305 Koch Siding
  • 6315 Picard Rd
  • 6316 Picard Rd
  • 6268 Picard Rd

The RDCK in conjunction with MOTI and YRB are undertaking work to raise the levels of Slocan Valley West Road to mitigate further flooding of the road.

Sand and sandbags are available at the Slocan Fire Hall at 8877 Slocan Street South in Slocan and the Silverton Fire Hall at 410 Hume Street in Silverton. See below for a full list of sand and sandbag locations:

AREA

SANDBAG LOCATION

ADDRESS

SAND LOCATION

BALFOUR

BALFOUR FIRE HALL

308 Beggs Road

SAME AS SANDBAG LOCATION

BEASLEY

BEASLEY FIRE HALL

5095 Highway 3A

RDCK, 202 LAKESIDE DR.

BLEWETT

BLEWETT FIRE HALL

  4389 Carlson Rd.

RDCK, 202 LAKESIDE DR.

CRESCENT VALLEY

CRESCENT VALLEY FIRE HALL

1365 Highway 6

SAME AS SANDBAG LOCATION

CRESTON

Please call Creston Area Emergency Coordinator, Alanna Garrett 250-428-0299

HARROP/PROCTOR

HARROP FIRE HALL

6430 Harrop/Procter Hwy

SAME AS SANDBAG LOCATION

KASLO

KASLO PUBLIC WORKS

312 4TH St.

SAME AS SANDBAG LOCATION

NORTH SHORE

1. NORTH SHORE FIRE HALL

2. NORTH SHORE FIRE HALL

2703 Greenwood Rd.

SAME AS SANDBAG LOCATION

DVORJETZ ROAD CUL DE SAC

NELSON

REGIONAL DISTRICT OF CENTRAL KOOTENAY

202 Lakeside Dr.

SAME AS SANDBAG LOCATION

PASSMORE

PASSMORE FIRE HALL

3725 Highway 3A

SAME AS SANDBAG LOCATION

PASS CREEK

PASS CREEK FIRE  HALL

1789 Winter Rd.

OLD REGIONAL DISTRICT DUMP SITE

RIONDEL

RIONDEL FIRE HALL

237 Fowler St.

SAME AS SANDBAG LOCATION

ROBSON

ROBSON FIRE HALL

3037 Waldie Rd.

RIALTO CREEK FOREST SERVICIE RD.

SALMO

VILLAGE OF SALMO

124 Lagoon Rd.

Contact Area Emergency Coordinator Alana Garrett  250-428-0299

SILVERTON

SILVERTON FIRE HALL

410 Hume St

SAME AS SANDBAG LOCATION

SLOCAN

SLOCAN FIRE HALL

8877 Slocan St. South

SAME AS SANDBAG LOCATION

TARRYS

TARRYS FIRE HALL

2103 Highway 3A

SAME AS SANDBAG LOCATION

WINLAW

WINLAW FIRE HALL

5741 Highway 6

PASSMORE FIRE HALL

YAHK KINGSGATE

YAHK KINGSGATE COMMUITY HALL

8790 Railway Avenue

SAME AS SANDBAG LOCATION

YMIR

YMIR FIRE HALL

7208 First Ave.

Contact Area Emergency Coordinator Alana Garrett  250-428-0299

Residents are advised to stay away from riverbanks and fast flowing water.

The RDCK will keep the public updated as more information becomes available.

To report flooding or landslide, residents can call the 24/7 Provincial Emergency Reporting Number at 1-800-663-3456.

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY – DIAL 911

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For further information, please visit:

Emergency Management info:http://www.rdck.ca/EN/main/services/emergency-management.html

RDCK Facebook page athttps://www.facebook.com/rdcentralkootenay/

Contact: EOC Information Officer

250-505-3853

 

The content on this page was last updated June 3 2017 at 2:08 PM