Emergency Management

Notice of High Streamflow Advisory

The BC River Forecast Centre has issued a High Streamflow Advisory for the South Coast including Howe Sound, North Shore, Sunshine Coast, Metro Vancouver and surrounding areas.

According to Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), an atmospheric river event is expected to impact the British Columbia coast over the weekend, bringing heavy rainfall and warming temperatures.

Notice of Heavy Rainfall Forecast

Environment Canada is warning of heavy rainfall expected this week (Tuesday evening through Saturday) with the heaviest rainfall amounts expected along the West Coast of Vancouver Island, the North Shore mountains, Southern reaches of the Central Coast and Howe Sound.

Heavy rainfall, in combination with fallen leaves, can lead to clogged storm drains and localized flooding. To reduce your risk of flooding, keep drains clear of leaves and any other build-up of material. 

Seton Fire Service Survey Now Closed

UPDATE: The Seton Fire Service Survey is now closed.

Seton residents encouraged to participate in Fire Service Survey

Survey extended to October 21, 2019

The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) understands that Seton residents and property owners have questions about changes to fire protection services in the Seton Valley, and the SLRD wants to ensure that residents have the information to determine the best approach for the community. 

Notice of Community Meeting Regarding Seton Fire Service

Please join us!

Residents of the Seton area are invited to join the SLRD for a public information meeting to discuss changes to regulations, cost implications and options for delivery of fire services in the community.

  • The meeting will take place from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Crane Hall, Sk'il' Mountain Community School, 100 Sk'il' Mountain Road in Shalalth, BC.

This meeting is an opportunity for residents to learn about their existing fire service and discuss the options for moving forward.

At the meeting, SLRD staff will:

Squamish-Lillooet Regional District and Village of Pemberton Secure Significant Funds for Lillooet River Floodplain Mitigation Planning

Community Emergency Preparedness Funding will support next phase of Lillooet River flood mitigation planning

Pemberton, BC – The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) and Village of Pemberton (VOP) have secured $300,000 through the Community Emergency Preparedness Fund (CEPF) for flood mitigation planning.

Notice of Wildfire Training - Whistler

Wildfire Training Excercise in Whistler

The BC Wildfire Service will conduct a wildfire training exercise with Whistler Blackcomb staff and members of the Whistler Fire Rescue Service on Wednesday, May 29, 2019.

This training will take place near the top of the Fitzsimmons Express Chairlift and will include small controlled burns that will start at about 10 a.m. and continue until early afternoon.

BC Wildfire Service firefighters will monitor these fires at all times and ensure they are fully extinguished.

Wildfire V30041 (Mt. Currie)

UPDATE: April 10, 2019 - Fire V30041 (Mt. Currie) Now Mapped at 95 HA and fully contained.

Líl̓wat Nation has posted an update on this fire on their website.

Fire V30041 (Mt. Currie) Mapped at 50 Hectares

BC Wildfire Services (BCWFS) currently estimates the Mt. Currie fire V30041 at 50HA in size, with the fire being held.


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