Eagle Rock Road was flooded July 4 but by morning July 5 the water had dried up. (Township of Spallumcheen photos)

Eagle Rock Road was flooded July 4 but by morning July 5 the water had dried up. (Township of Spallumcheen photos)

UPDATE: Easing flood waters deactivate EOC in Spallumcheen

North end of Eagle Rock Road covered by water at night, dries up by morning

UPDATE July 8:

Improving conditions have resulted in Spallumcheen deactivating it’s emergency operations centre.

Crews will continue to monitor creeks and culverts throughout the Township on a regular basis. Should residents need it; a sandbagging station is currently set up at the Township Public Works shop, 1511 Eagle Rock Rd. You will need to bring a shovel.

The Township encourages residents to remain ready for all types of emergencies from flooding to wildfires.

Resources to prepare your home, family, animals, and property can all be found at spallumcheentwp.bc.ca/departments/emergency_info.

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UPDATE July 5:

Localized flooding has dried up since Spallumcheen saw water pooling and a road turn into a river Monday evening.

Water poured over the south end of Eagle Rock Road on July 4. But by the following morning, the water had dried up.

“Crews have monitored the situation and conditions have improved substantially overnight,” said Lisa Gyorkos, deputy corporate officer. “Crews will continue to monitor the area.”

Substantial rain forced the Township of Spallumcheen to activate a Level 1 Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) due to localized flooding at 5 p.m., Monday.

A sandbagging station is currently set up at the Township Public Works shop, 1511 Eagle Rock Rd. You will need to bring a shovel.

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ORIGINAL July 4:

The Township of Spallumcheen has activated a Level 1 Emergency Operations Centre due to localized flooding within the township.

The activation occurred Monday, July 4, at 5 p.m.

The area of flooding is affecting Eagle Rock Road at the north end.

A sandbagging station is currently up at the township public works shop (1511 Eagle Rock Road). You will need to bring a shovel.

The township will provide updates as more information becomes available and in response to any changing conditions.

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