State of Local Emergency Declared in Area G
The latest heavy localised rainfall has created more problems in numerous parts of the RDCK.
A State of Local Emergency has been declared for Area G where the record rainfalls have affected the retaining walls of a tailings pond in the Salmo area.
River and creek levels have risen again and a forest road bridge north of Kaslo has been closed.
Also a bridge at Carpenter Creek near Sandon is being assessed following a mudslide.
Kootenay Lake is now expected to exceed 1,754 feet, which would be a record.
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