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Current advisories

Current Wildfire Information: Oct. 4, 2023.

Posted on October 4, 2023 at 8:00 am

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. Oct. 03, 2023.

Posted on October 3, 2023 at 9:00 am

The Village of McBride has extended the State of Local Emergency (PDF) to October 09, 2023 due to severe drought. The Water Usage Restriction Order (PDF) issued on September 20, 2023...


Drought in BC

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



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