Staying Safe in Winter Conditions

The RDCK is asking residents to take precautions as heavy winter conditions continue through the Kootenay region. These precautions include preparing emergency plans and 72 hour kits containing tools and items necessary to protect your homes and properties.

Residents are encouraged to visit the following links for further information regarding keeping themselves and their properties safe in these winter conditions.

For weather alerts:  https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=bc

For information about travel conditions on roads and highways: http://www.drivebc.ca/

For information about removing snow and ice from your roof:

http://www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/eng/solutions/advisory/codes_centre/faq/snow_loads.html

http://publications.gc.ca/collections/Collection/NH18-24-15E.pdf

For information about carbon monoxide safety in winter:  https://www.fortisbc.com/MediaCentre/NewsReleases/2016/Pages/Appliance-maintenance-key-to-safety-this-winter.aspx

For further information, please visit:
Emergency Management page of the RDCK website at  http://www.rdck.ca/EN/main/services/emergency-management.html

RDCK Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/rdcentralkootenay/

 

 

 

 

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The content on this page was last updated February 09, 2017 at 01:01 PM