Evacuation Order issued for three properties due to landslide on Little Slocan South Road
May 2, 2023
Nelson, BC: The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) has issued an Evacuation Order for three properties on Little Slocan South Road, in the community of Vallican in Electoral Area H, due to a landslide. An Evacuation Alert has been issued for an additional five properties on Little Slocan South Road. See map of the Evacuation Order area below.
Evacuation Order [PDF - 591 KB]
Evacuation Order Map [PDF - 751 KB]
Evacuation Order Properties
3300 Little Slocan South Road
3355 Little Slocan South Road
3360 Little Slocan South Road
Evacuation Alert Properties
3279 Little Slocan South Road
3290 Little Slocan South Road
3301 Little Slocan South Road
3364 Little Slocan South Road
3465 Little Slocan South Road
“Due to darkness, a full assessment of the area by a geotechnical engineer via helicopter will not be able to be completed until tomorrow morning,” said Stephane Coutu, RDCK EOC Director. “As a result we have issued the Evacuation Order for three properties and Little Slocan South Road will be closed in both directions until further notice.”
Residents are required to leave the Evacuation Order area immediately. Emergency Support Services are being provided for the three properties that have been evacuated.
Access to the Evacuation Order area is being controlled. Residents will not be permitted to return to their home during an Evacuation Order unless it is safe to do so and you have been given permission by local officials and emergency personnel.
To report further landslide activity in the area, please call the provincial emergency coordination centre at 1.800.663.3456.
Updates or changes to the Evacuation Order will be provided via the RDCK website, Facebook and Twitter as more information becomes available. For details about evacuation and emergency preparedness, along with other resources, please visit www.rdck.ca/eocinfo. The RDCK EOC public inquiry line is 250.352.7701.
For more emergency about evacuations and emergency preparedness, along with other resources:
- Current RDCK Evacuation Alerts, Orders and Rescinds or call 250.352.7701
- Report flooding or any new hazards to the 24-hour toll-free provincial emergency number at 1.800.663.3456.
- Sign up for RDCK Emergency Notification System to receive notifications
- RDCK web map
- Follow the BC River Forecast Centre for flood warning and advisories
- Public weather alerts for BC from Environment Canada
- Fortis BC Outage Map or call 1.866.436.7847
- BC Hydro outage map or call 1.800.224.9376
- Nelson Hydro 1.877.324.9376
- Drive BC for highway closures and road conditions
- Yellowhead Road and Bridge (YRB) 1.888.630.1420
- Prepared BC
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The content on this page was last updated May 2 2023 at 2:13 PM