News from Kamloops

June 23, 2012

Rainfall and Local Pooling

Kamloops, B.C. - Based on the projected local rainfall for the weekend, the Emergency Operations Centre is advising residents in low-lying areas that they may experience localized pooling on roadways and boulevards due to sealed drainage catch basins. Crews will be responding and pumping as necessary. Residents are directed to call 250-828-3461 if they are experiencing excessive pooling.

Residents are reminded that they should monitor local river levels and take precautionary measures as necessary. Sand and sandbags are available at Firehalls #1 through #6.

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