Crews working in Killiney Beach Park

Doing flood protection work; waterfront beach swimming area remains open during work

Visitors using Killiney Beach Community Park are asked to watch for equipment and crews doing emergency flood protection work.

The BC Emergency Program has approved funding to install rip-rap and gravel around the shoreline area of the dock for the North Westside Fire Rescue boathouse housing the department’s marine water supply vessel.

The work, which should be wrapped up by Friday, will help protect against erosion and undermining of the dock during high levels of Okanagan Lake.

For their safety, park users and those accessing properties to the north of the park are asked to follow the instructions of workers on site.

The waterfront beach swimming area and small parking lot will remain open during this work.

Just Posted

Lightning sparks small fires west of Summerland

BC Wildfire Crews are on scene of two wildfires that started Aug. 17

Vehicle accident closes highway near Enderby

Highway 97A is expected to reopen at 10 a.m.

Okanagan air quality levels worse than Jodhpur, India

Kelowna - Avoid strenuous exercise outside today

Vipers’ sale rumours heat up

Ferner goes into camp without a contract

More wildfires discovered near Lumby, Cherryville

Canadian Armed Troops in Okanagan, Mabel Creek blaze creeps towards lake

First responders, police march in funeral procession for Fredericton officers

Hundreds of officials marched in the parade, which included massed band, several police motorcycles

Penticton Super League Triathlon suspended due to smoky skies

Okanagan air quality levels are hindering outdoor events

Lightning sparks small fires west of Summerland

BC Wildfire Crews are on scene of two wildfires that started Aug. 17

Canadians react to death of former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan at age 80

Nobel Peace Prize-winning former UN leader died early Saturday following a short illness

Apple Triathalon cancelled in Kelowna due to smoke

The event has been cancelled for Saturday

44 drownings so far this year in B.C.

Lifesaving Society urging caution to prevent deaths while on lakes, oceans and in pools

VIDEO: Ground crews keep a close eye on largest B.C. wildfire

Originally estimated to be 79,192 hectares, officials said more accurate mapping shows smaller size

Vancouver Island woman to attempt historic swim across Juan de Fuca Strait today

Ultra-marathon swimmer Susan Simmons to attempt to swim from Victoria to Port Angeles and back

Evacuation alert issued due to wildfire near Princeton

The RDOS has issued alerts for properties in the electoral areas

Most Read