Preparing for Spring Flooding

British Columbia is in the midst of another busy spring flooding season, also known as freshet. The Provincial Emergency Coordination Centre has been activated to support emergency… Read More

Evacuation Alert vs. Evacuation Order

If an emergency, such as flooding, threatens people’s homes, an Evacuation Alert or Order may be issued. What’s the difference? Evacuation Alert This is the time to get prepared to leave… Read More

Flooding Safety

Flooding can be unpredictable. Here are some basic safety tips to keep in mind. Read more

How to Build a Sandbag Dike

Building a sandbag dike is a good way to protect your home and property from rising flood waters. Contact your local government to find out if sandbags are available for your community… Read More

Agriculture, Livestock & Flooding

Are you involved in farming or ranching in B.C. and located in an area that might flood? If so, it’s important to get prepared and review where you can turn for support. Here is a list of… Read More

Residential Flood Insurance

Many Canadian insurers now offer residential flood insurance. However, these products are optional and need to be added to home insurance policies. Please check with your insurance provider to see what optional coverages are available to you… Read More