Campfire ban across the Central Okanagan
Posted on Wednesday, June 07, 2023 11:43 AM
Effective June 8, 2023, at 12 p.m., all campfires are prohibited throughout all Central Okanagan municipalities and electoral area Fire Service Areas to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety.
Due to extreme temperatures, dry conditions and the high-extreme fire danger rating, the campfire ban will remain in effect until further notice.
The campfire ban affects all local government fire jurisdictions in the Regional District of Central Okanagan including the City of West...
Mission Creek Greenway underpasses reopen
Posted on Tuesday, June 06, 2023 12:04 PM
The Casorso Road and Gordon Drive bridge underpasses along the Mission Creek Greenway recreational trail are open again for visitors.
The underpasses were closed last month due to freshet-driven levels in Mission Creek.
RDCO parks staff have assessed each location, made repairs as needed and reopened the trail accesses.
There are more than 2,100 hectares of parkland available to discover in 30 regional and 20 RDCO community parks for visitors to connect with nature. Find all the locations at rdco...
Regional Board meeting highlights - June 1, 2023
Posted on Friday, June 02, 2023 08:45 AM
The Regional Board received an update regarding the service agreement with the BC Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA). For over 30 years the RDCO has been in a contractual partnership with BC SPCA. Under the current contract, the Kelowna SPCA Branch rehomes animals that end up in the care of Regional Dog Control staff and, with support of the RDCO Dog Licensing program, helps ensure pets are reunited with their families. The latest contract was...
Boil Water Notice downgraded for Killiney Beach water system
Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2023 08:53 AM
The Regional District of Central Okanagan has downgraded a precautionary Boil Water Notice issued Tuesday, May 9 to a Water Quality Advisory for all customers of the Killiney Beach water system.
The notice affects approximately 295 properties connected to the Killiney Beach water system.
With a Water Quality Advisory now in place, it’s recommended that as a precaution all customers, especially those with weakened immune systems, children and the elderly should boil all water intended for drinking,...
Boil Water Notice downgraded for Star Place water system
Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 02:27 PM
The Regional District of Central Okanagan has downgraded a precautionary Boil Water Notice issued Wednesday, May 10 to a Water Quality Advisoryfor all customers of theStar Place water system in the Central Okanagan West Electoral Area.
The notice affects approximately eight properties connected to the Star Place water system.
With a Water Quality Advisory now in place, it’s recommended that as a precaution all customers, especially those with weakened immune systems, children and the elderly should...