Williams Lake, B.C. – The Cariboo Regional District has activated its Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) to respond to flooding issues in the region. There are several areas in the Cariboo currently experiencing high stream flows and flooding.
The CRD is available to provide assistance related to flooding issues:
Call the Cariboo Regional District’s public information line at 1-866-759-4977 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. After hours, please call the Provincial Emergency Reporting Line at 1-800-663-3456.
People living near a river or stream can take some precautions to reduce the risk associated with a flood.
Find more information on flood preparedness, current freshet conditions and emergency updates at:
Further information will be issued as it becomes available. Please visit the CRD Emergency Operations Facebook page at facebook.com/CRDEmergencyOperations as well as the CRD website at cariboord.ca. For more information contact the CRD’s public information line at 1-866-759-4977 (8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. daily).
Residents are strongly encouraged to register for the Cariboo Chilcotin Emergency Notification System to receive a text, call or email regarding Evacuation Alerts and Orders or other emergency updates: https://member.everbridge.net/index/453003085612292#/signupMedia Contact:
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