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BULLETIN # 8 Town of Osoyoos Information on Flooding Preparedness

May 11, 2018 @ 5:20 pm
Town of Osoyoos
For Immediate Release
Town of Osoyoos Evacuation Order expanded for Osoyoos

Click Here for more information on Flood Preparedness and Updates.
Click Here for more information on Osoyoos Lake Levels.

An Evacuation Order has been expanded by the Town of Osoyoos for the following properties in Osoyoos.
May 11, 2018 at 1300 Hours
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 30 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 yesterday (May 10th) remain on Evacuation Order.
Pursuant to the Emergency Program Act an Evacuation Order has been expanded for the Town of Osoyoos due to immediate danger to life and safety due to flooding and lake inundation from Lake Osoyoos.


  • You 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.

For more information contact:
Emergency Operations Centre:
(250) 490-4225

For more information:
Janette Van Vianen, Emergency Program Coordinator


Event date: 
Friday, 11 May, 2018
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While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this data, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. Please verify any information in question with the Town of Osoyoos.   Town of Osoyoos
Box 3010, 8707 Main Street
Osoyoos, BC V0H 1V0
(TF) 1.888.495.6515
(T) 250.495.6515
(F) 250.495.2400


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