News from Kamloops

July 3, 2015

Local State of Emergency Update

Kamloops, B.C. –The Local State of Emergency continues to remain in effect for the City of Kamloops, specifically the Westsyde neighbourhood area impacted by flash flooding earlier this week.

The City Emergency Operations Centre will remain open at Level 2 throughout the weekend for continued coordination of emergency work necessary to restore drainage and water courses in this area.

It is anticipated that this emergency work will be ongoing for at least another week; and therefore, the City of Kamloops has advised the Province that an extension to the Local State of Emergency is required until July 14th, 2015. 

The City appreciates your patience and cooperation as crews work to complete this emergency work.

For additional information, please call the Public Works Center at 250-828-3461.

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Media Contacts:

David Trawin
EOC Director