PRRD to provide waste bins for residents; Resiliency Centres close Sunday

People have been left stranded after flooding near Chetwynd

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. – The Peace River Regional District will provide rural residents with waste bins to help during the clean-up.

The PRRD has deployed waste bins to the Compass Service Station in the Wildmare Sub for residents who have flood damaged waste and will be available until July 8, 2016.

Anyone affected by flooding who has hauled flood damaged waste to a landfill or Tier 1 transfer station between June 17, 2016 and July 5, 2016 may make a request to the Regional District to be reimbursed for tipping fees until July 15, 2016.

To find out more, please contact our office at 250 784-3200. Please save your receipts.

Resiliency Centres close Sunday

Resiliency Centres will only be open until this Sunday, June 26 in both Chetwynd and Dawson Creek.  Anyone who requires clean-up kits or assistance from the Red Cross is encouraged to go to one of the centres before they close.

Dawson Creek site is located at the Calvin Kruk Centre for the Arts
10401 10th Street
Hours on Saturday and Sunday are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Chetwynd site is located at the local Recreation Centre
4552 North Access Road
Hours Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m, Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

If your require further assistance from the Red Cross, please contact the Prince George office at 250-564-6566 or the Regional District office at 250-784-3200

Technical Flood Hazard Assessments

The Regional District, with approval from Emergency Management BC, will be conducting technical flood hazard assessments on Wildmare, Bissett, Commotion, Stone and Boulder Creeks next week.  Anyone who wishes to share information on creeks in their area are encouraged to contact the Regional District.