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Current advisories

Water Usage Restriction Order EXTENDED: Village of McBride. Severe Drought. Nov. 27, 2023.

Posted on November 27, 2023 at 7:00 pm

The Village of McBride has extended the State of Local Emergency (PDF) to December 4, 2023 due to severe drought. The Water Usage Restriction Order (PDF) issued on September 19, 2023...

Evacuation Order Downgraded to Alert. City of Penticton. Pleasant Valley Mobile Park. Nov. 23, 2023.

Posted on November 23, 2023 at 6:00 pm

The City of Penticton has DOWNGRADED the Evacuation Order to an Evacuation Alert  for properties on Penticton Ave. (Pleasant Valley Mobile Park) due to the threat of a rockslide. Anyone in...


Drought in BC

Learn more about current drought conditions in BC and how you can help conserve water.



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