West Kelowna Flood Projects Underway

The City of West Kelowna is well into a number of projects that will help repair damage from last year's spring flood, as well as prevent any more damage should another one happen.

$5.24 million dollars has been put into these projects, which are expected to finish up sometime this spring.


Projects currently underway include:

-Excavating material from Upper McDougall Creek

-Excavating material and re-establishing the sediment pond at the Powers Creek Intake Resevoir

-Removing sediment at Smith Creek

-Protecting the sewer line at Keefe Creek


Additionally, projects expected to begin soon include:

-Increasing conveyance in Powers Creek under the Gellatly Road Bridge

-Protecting the sewer, road, and lift station at Middle and Lower McDougall Creek


Property owners in flood-vulnerable areas are encouraged to visit cordemergency.ca to learn how to better protect their homes from a potential flood.