News from Kamloops

June 22, 2012

EOC will stay operational over the weekend

Kamloops, B.C. - The Emergency Operations Centre will remain operational over the course of the weekend as it continues to monitor river levels and take precautionary measures. The team is in regular communication with the BC River Forecast Centre and Environment Canada.

Residents are also advised to remain cautious of the gravel mounds sealing off manholes and catch basins on low-lying roads on the North and South Shores.

Homeowners are reminded that sand and sandbags are available at Firehalls #1 through #6.

For more information, please call 250-828-3461.

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Media Contact:
Tammy Robertson, Business and Client Services Manager
City of Kamloops
250-828-3572
trobertson@kamloops.ca