Sign up for Emergency Notification System

Residents encouraged to sign up for free & easy emergency notification system 

Given the onslaught of recent slide and flood events in the region, the Regional District of Central Kootenay is encouraging residents to sign up for its free and easy emergency notification system, an alert program that could help save lives.

The weather forecast is calling for rain into next week. 

β€œIn case of emergency, we want to be able to notify the public as quickly as possible. This system allows us to do that,” says Andrew Bellerby, Director of the Emergency Operations Centre.

To sign up for notifications, visit

In addition to the community notification system, the RDCK also posts information about emergency events on its website at and on Facebook: .

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For further information, please visit:

Emergency Management info:

RDCK Facebook page at


Anitra Winje, EOC Information Officer – 250.352.8166

The content on this page was last updated March 24 2017 at 12:17 PM