Emergency Preparedness

RDKB Information Bulletin: Boundary flooding event eligible for Disaster Financial Assistance

2020-07-10T08:25:56+00:00 July 10th, 2020|Emergency Preparedness, News, Public Service|

INFORMATION BULLETIN Trail, BC July 9, 2020 2:00 p.m. PT Boundary flooding event eligible for Disaster Financial Assistance - RDKB residents of areas C, D and E must apply by September 28, 2020  View on the RDKB website: https://rdkb.com/newsreleases.aspx The Province of BC has opened its Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA) program to individuals and local

Update! RDKB News Release: River levels to rise with rainfall in the Boundary this weekend

2020-06-12T17:29:58+00:00 June 12th, 2020|Community, Emergency Preparedness, News, Public Service|

NEWS RELEASE - UPDATE Trail, BC June 12, 2020 4:00 p.m. PT River levels to rise with rainfall in the Boundary this weekend - BC River Forecast Centre has issued a High Streamflow Advisory View on the RDKB website: https://rdkb.com/newsreleases.aspx Residents can expect to see a rise in river levels with rain forecast across the

RDKB News Release: All evacuation alerts lifted for the Boundary

2020-06-09T16:30:30+00:00 June 1st, 2020|Community, Emergency Preparedness, News, Public Service|

NEWS RELEASE  Trail, BC June 9, 2020 9:30 a.m. PT All evacuation alerts lifted for the Boundary   - Flood protection will be gradually removed over the coming days and weeks; residents are advised to keep sandbags in place until the end of freshet.   View on the RDKB emergency website: emergency.rdkb.com   The RDKB

Update from RDKB: An Emergency Operations Call Centre has been set up

2020-05-30T17:30:09+00:00 May 30th, 2020|Community, Emergency Preparedness, News, Public Service|

An Emergency Operations Call Centre has been set up for Boundary residents. The toll-free number for the call centre is 1-888-747-9119. The call centre is staffed from 8 am to 4 pm daily and callers can leave voicemails after hours for non-emergencies. To report flooding or erosion after hours, contact the Provincial Emergency Coordination Centre

RDKB Information Bulletin: RDKB issues evacuation alerts to about 2,300 residents

2020-05-29T20:21:30+00:00 May 29th, 2020|Community, Emergency Preparedness, News|

Trail, BC May 29, 2020 7:00 p.m. PT  RDKB issues evacuation alerts to about 2,300 residents in the Boundary  - Widespread flooding possible in the Kettle River watershed with rain on snow forecast View on the RDKB emergency website: emergency.rdkb.com The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Emergency Operations Centre has issued an evacuation alert for

RDKB News Release: RDKB declares State of Local Emergency for the entire Boundary Area

2020-05-29T15:17:41+00:00 May 29th, 2020|Community, Emergency Preparedness, News, Public Service|

Trail, BC May 29, 2020 3:00 p.m. PT   RDKB declares State of Local Emergency for entire Boundary area - Higher rainfall forecasts and warm weather point to probable widespread flooding View on the RDKB emergency website: emergency.rdkb.com The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Board of Directors has declared a State of Local Emergency for

RDKB News Release: Warm weather paired with unpredicable rains means flood threat highest June 1 – prepare now

2020-05-28T20:52:26+00:00 May 28th, 2020|Emergency Preparedness, News, Public Service|

Warm weather paired with unpredictable rain means flood threat highest June 1 – prepare now  - Flood Watch issued by BC River Forecast Centre and RDKB asks all residents to register for emergency alerts at emergency.rdkb.com. View on the RDKB emergency website: emergency.rdkb.com The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) has been

Information Bulletin: River-watch continues but no immediate flood threat

2020-05-13T21:20:03+00:00 May 13th, 2020|Emergency Preparedness, News, Public Service|

Trail, BC May 13, 2020 4:00 p.m. PT   River-watch continues in RDKB but no immediate flood threat  - Still potential impacts to low lying areas as groundwater expected to rise View at emergency.rdkb.com Major rivers and tributaries across the Boundary received minimal amounts of precipitation and experienced cooler temperatures creating favorable freshet conditions so