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Debris alert issued for Mara Lake boaters

The recent Kingfisher landslide is creating challenges for boaters downstream.

The slide that brought trees and debris down Cooke Creek May 2 has made its way through the Shuswap River water course and has deposited items into Mara Lake.

“The deposit of tree limbs and slide debris into Mara Lake poses a potential hazard for boaters and lake users,” states a release from the Columbia-Shuswap Regional District’s  Shuswap Emergency Program.

“The program would like to stress to all lake users and boaters to be aware of the increase of debris hazards. Logs that are floating in the water have a low-profile and are very hard to see with a slight bit of chop. Boaters are urged to slow down and be aware of their surroundings especially during inclement weather.”

 

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