Flood watch announced on Kicking Horse River

The British Columbia River Forecast Centre has issued a flood watch for the Columbia Region including the Kicking Horse River.

 

The Town of Golden administers a comprehensive emergency management program in partnership with CSRD Electoral Area A and is constantly monitoring all hazards that may affect our communities.

At the time of this notice the British Columbia River Forecast Centre has issued a flood watch for the Columbia Region including the Kicking Horse River.

For more public information on hazards that may affect our communities go to: http://www.pep.bc.ca, http://www.bcforestfireinfo.gov.bc.ca/ or http://bcrfc.env.gov.bc.ca/

Creeks and rivers in and around Golden are reaching capacity and the community is reminded to use extreme caution near moving water.

Significant precipitation is forecast for the region over the next 24 to 48 hours the BC River Forecast Centre and the Golden and Area Emergency Management Program will continue to monitor the situation.