Need Sandbags? The RDCK has them

With heavy rain in the forecast, the RDCK is making sandbags available to residents who are experiencing or preparing for flooding. Sandbags can be accessed at:

AREA

SANDBAG LOCATION

ADDRESS

SAND LOCATION

BALFOUR

BALFOUR HARROP 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

KASLO

KASLO PUBLIC WORKS

312 4TH St.

SAME AS SANDBAG LOCATION

NORTH SHORE

NORTH SHORE FIRE HALL

2703 Greenwood Rd.

SAME AS SANDBAG LOCATION

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.

Call Alanna Garrett 250-428-0299

ROBSON

ROBSON FIRE HALL

3037 Waldie Rd.

RIALTO CREEK FOREST SERVICIE RD.

SALMO

YMIR FIRE DEPT & VILLAGE OF SALMO

 

Village Shop, 124 Lagoon Rd.

SILVERTON

SILVERTON FIRE HALL

Please call Emergency Coordinator, Terry Warren 250-265-1920

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 COMMUNTIY HALL

8790 Railway Avenue

SAME AS SANDBAG LOCATION

YMIR

YMIR FIRE HALL

7208 First Ave.

124 LAGOON RD, SALMO

Residents can also contact the Emergency Program Coordinator in their area:

  • Nelson / Kaslo & Areas D, E, F, I, J                              250-352-8177
  • Nakusp / Slocan & Areas H, K                                     250-265-0230
  • Creston & Areas A, B, C / Salmo & Area G                250-428-0299

Heavy rain could result in rising creek, river and lake levels, as well as slides. The RDCK urges residents to be aware of such hazards and report them to 1-800-663-3456.

For information on how to use sandbags, please visit: http://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/public-safety-and-emergency-services/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/embc/flooding/sandbagging.pdf

For more information on preparing for floods, visit: http://www.rdck.ca/EN/meta/news/news-archives/2017-news-archive/be-flood-prepared.html

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY – DIAL 911

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Anitra Winje
RDCK Information Officer
250.354.3476

The content on this page was last updated May 11 2017 at 2:21 PM