Localized flooding in Valley of the Sun

There's been some localized flooding in the Valley of the Sun subdivision.

Regional District spokesman, Bruce Smith, says North Westside Fire Rescue officials, and affected homeowners are monitoring in case conditions change - he says six homes were affected with one getting water in the basement.

Residents are reminded they're responsible for protecting their properties from flooding.

Smith says for property owners in need - sandbags and sand are available at the main fire station in Killiney Beach.

Information and pamphlets on flood preparedness including a recommended method for sandbag diking are available from the Regional District of Central Okanagan office, 1450 KLO Road, and the main City of Kelowna fire hall on Enterprise Way as well as through links on the Be Prepared page of the Regional District Emergency Program website www.cordemergency.ca.