Williams Lake, B.C. – The Cariboo Regional District activated its Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) today, April 17, 2020 to respond to flooding issues in the region. Road conditions are being assessed and affected residents should contact the Emergency Operations Centre.
There are some areas in the region currently experiencing high stream flows and flooding. Conditions for major roads are reported at the Drive BC website and forest service roads are reported at the Forest District webpage.
The CRD is available to provide assistance related to flooding issues:
Please remember to practice social distancing and wash your hands often to adhere to COVID-19 safety
Call the Cariboo Regional District’s public information line at 1-866-759-4977 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. After hours, please call the CRD’s regular phone number at 1-800-665-1636 and press 5 to reach our after-hours emergency line.
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. – 4:30 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#/signup
Public Information Officer
Cariboo Regional District Emergency Operations Centre
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