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May 1 CRD rescinds evacuation order for Milburn Lake

May 1, 2020

Williams Lake, B.C. – Effective immediately, the Cariboo Regional District has rescinded two evacuation orders in the Milburn Lake Road area. Residents are advised there is still high water and flooding in the area and to use caution. 

See an overview map at https://bit.ly/MelburnLakeRescind 

An evacuation alert or order may need to be reissued due to flooding activity and residents must remain prepared.

Residents throughout the Cariboo Regional District are reminded to use caution as banks of rivers, streams or washout areas may be unstable and dangerous. Please stay away from fast flowing water, as well as road washouts.

Contact the CRD’s EOC if you have concerns about flooding in your area or need sand or sandbags. It is the homeowner's responsibility to undertake temporary and permanent flood protection works to protect their home and property.

Residents are encouraged to register for the Cariboo Chilcotin Emergency Notification System to receive a text, call or email regarding evacuation alerts and orders: member.everbridge.net/index/453003085612292#/signup 

For Cariboo Regional District information, please visit cariboord.ca  or facebook.com/CRDEmergencyOperations  or @CaribooRD  or call the CRD’s emergency information line at 1-866-759-4977 (8:30am – 4:30pm daily).




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