Osoyoos flood evacuation expanded

An Evacuation Order has been expanded by the Town of Osoyoos for an additional 30 properties in Osoyoos.

Pursuant to the Emergency Program Act, an Evacuation Order has been issued by The Town of Osoyoos due to immediate danger to life safety due to high water.

Members of the local police department and other applicable agencies will be expediting this action.

The Evacuation Order is in effect for the following addresses:

6 Solana Key Court 10

Solana Key Court

14 Solana Key Court

18 Solana Key Court

21 Solana Key Court

22 Solana Key Court

23 Solana Key Court

26 Solana Key Court

27 Solana Key Court

30 Solana Key Court

29 Harbour Key Drive

31 Harbour Key Drive

36 Harbour Key Drive

38 Harbour Key Drive

39 Harbour Key Drive

40 Harbour Key Drive

42 Harbour Key Drive

43 Harbour Key Drive

44 Harbour Key Drive

45 Harbour Key Drive

46 Harbour Key Drive

47 Harbour Key Drive

48 Harbour Key Drive

49 Harbour Key Drive

5805 Cottonwood Drive

5809 Cottonwood Drive

5810 Cottonwood Drive

5812 Cottonwood Drive

6404 Cottonwood Drive

8517 Kingfisher Drive

An additional 23 properties on Harbour Key Drive and Solana Key Court as well as the Coast Hotel in Osoyoos that were evacuated on May 10th remain on Evacuation Order.

Anyone in living in one of the affected residences must:

-Leave the area immediately.

-Register at the ESS Reception Centre at the Sonora Community Centre, 8505 68th Street, Osoyoos or call 250-490-4225.

- Close all windows and doors.

- Shut off all gas and electrical appliances, other than refrigerators and freezers.

- Close gates (latch) but do not lock.

- Gather your family - take a neighbour or someone who needs help.

- Take critical items (medicine, purse, wallet, and Keys) only if they are immediately available.

-Take pets in pet kennels or on leash.