February 3, 2020 | 8:00 a.m. Update - Resident impacted by the recent flooding are encouraged to review the BC Provincial Guide to Disaster Recovery and work through the steps one at a time. Printed copies are available for pick up at the RDN office during regular office hours.
February 1, 2020 | 8:45 a.m. Update - For an update on roads that have experienced flooding in the RDN and recommendations on how to be prepared see our recent news release at: rdn.bc.ca/notice-2020-02-01-0
February 1, 2020 | 7:00 a.m. Update - We are experiencing significant flooding of the Englishman and Nanaimo Rivers. There are road closures in the surrounding areas. For safety reasons, please do not drive or cross through standing water. It may be safer to shelter in place rather than trying to evacuate. Shelter in Place instructions can be found at rdn.bc.ca/shelter-in-place-instructions. If you are experiencing an emergency call 911 immediately.
Know who to contact:
Downed power lines – call 911
Emergency assistance – call 911
Road conditions or to report a concern on Mid-Island Highways or RDN electoral roads - call Mainroad Mid Island Contracting at 1-877-215-6006
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