Flood precautions urged in Vernon

Sand is available for residents in need

  • May. 5, 2017 4:15 p.m.

Sandbags may be needed in some areas of Vernon because of flooding. (photo submitted)

Vernon residents living near creek are being urged to take action as water levels rise.

Stockpiles of sandbags are available at the following locations:

– City yards – outside main gate on Pleasant Valley Road

– Corner of Okanagan Avenue. and Okanagan Landing Road

– Fire hall, 3401 30th St.

Blocked culverts and water debris that causes an emergent threat of flooding should be reported to public works department.

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