Kamloops flood situation under control according to City

By Vanessa Ybarra
May 12, 2017 - 1:00pm Updated: May 12, 2017 - 4:22pm

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — It appears the flood situation is under control in Kamloops.

In a press release, Tammy Robertson, Information Officer with the City of Kamloops, says there were no reports of any significant flooding within city boundaries overnight.

As a precaution, sandbags are still available for residents at the following Kamloops Fire Rescue locations:

  • Station #2 - 1578 Tranquille Road
  • Station #3 - 1625 Valleyview Drive
  • Station #4 - 615 Porterfield Road
  • Station #5 - Heffley Creek Road
  • Station #6 - 5300 Dallas Drive 

Sandbags are also available at the BC Wildlife Park located 9077 Dallas Drive

Robertson says city staff will continue to be available 24-7 throughout the weekend to respond to any flooding or rain damage reports.

Residents are asked to stay well back from rivers, creeks and other waterways and keep animals and livestock a safe distance away.

State of Local Emergency declared in Heffley Creek with further erosion