Flooding in the District of Summerland

Another day...another evacuation alert.
The RDOS has declared a State of Local Emergency for Electoral Area “F”.

The communities of Meadow Valley and Faulder are experiencing localized flooding downstream from Darke Lake - which may threaten life and safety and cause significant property damage. 

60 properties in the Faulder and Meadow Valley area under Evacuation Alert due to the potential of overland flooding.

Residents may expect to see higher volumes of water flowing through the Darke Lake, Darke Creek and Trout Creek water systems and access to properties may be compromised or become impassable.

Affected residents will be given as much advance notice as possible prior to road closures or evacuation orders, however residents may receive limited notice due to changing conditions.