West Bench, Faulder, Okanagan Lake West
From Zoe Kirk at the RDOS:
Please find the latest Press release update for the Regional District Okanagan Similkameen; 4 pm May 10th
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Sandbagging to prevent flooding is quite easy, but there are specific ways to build up sandbags for maximum protection and stability.
A Sandbagging Fact Sheet from Emergency Preparedness BC is attached.
The Provincial Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery page has good information for preparedness planning and response. http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery
For those that like to see things visually, the following Youtube links are provided
Note: during times of high stream or river flows, it only take about 6” of fast running water to topple an adult. Be cautious around the banks of any watercourse, and pooled water depths can be very misleading.
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