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Current advisories

Current Wildfire Information: Sept. 22, 2023.

Posted on September 22, 2023 at 12:30 pm

For the most up-to-date information on wildfire Evacuation Orders and Alerts, visit your Local Authority or First Nation website or see the list below. For more information on wildfire...

Severe Drought: Water Usage Restriction Order. Village of McBride. Sept. 20, 2023.

Posted on September 19, 2023 at 5:00 pm

The Village of McBride has declared a State of Local Emergency due to severe drought and has issued a Water Usage Restriction Order (PDF). Effective at 12:00am on Wednesday, September...


Drought in BC

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



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