News from Kamloops

May 23, 2014

High Stream Flow Warning

Kamloops, B.C. – A high stream flow advisory has been issued for the North Thompson River this coming weekend. Although the river is not forecasted to reach a critical level, 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.

City staff are working with the BC River Forecast Centre monitoring levels closely on a daily basis.

Residents are reminded to exercise caution when boating on the rivers due to navigational hazards and respect that boating activity can have an impact on private property erosion. 

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Media Contact:
Dan Sutherland, Emergency Program Coordinator
City of Kamloops
250-571-2962
dsutherland@kamloops.ca

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