Posted on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 09:04 AM
The Regional District of Central Okanagan Waste Reduction Office is offering free recycling workshops and education information for multi-family properties, condos and apartment buildings to help residents and property managers with their recycling efforts.
The training and education program was a recommendation from the 2019-2020 Multi-family Recycling Study conducted by GreenStep Solutions. It identified common barriers to recycling in multi-family buildings which included uncertainty about what...
Posted on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 02:30 PM
The battle against mosquitoes moves to roadside catch basins next week in many Central Okanagan neighbourhoods.
Weather permitting from Monday, June 20 through Friday, June 24, Regional District Mosquito Control program crew wearing high visibility vests and driving scooters with whip flags will be stopping briefly at roadside catch basins in Kelowna, Lake Country, Peachland, Westbank First Nation, a portion of West Kelowna Estates in the City of West Kelowna and the Sunset Ranch community in the...
Posted on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 11:57 AM
- KLO Creek Regional Park is closed due to high water levels in the creek.
- Previously announced closures of underpasses and a section along the Mission Creek Greenway will continue until water levels recede and damage can be assessed and repairs completed.
Sandbags available for RDCO electoral area residents
Central Okanagan East and Central Okanagan West electoral area property owners may pick up sandbags at:
- Ellison Fire Department – Station 61 – 4411 Old Vernon Road
- Joe Rich...
Posted on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 09:08 AM
Rising water levels and increased flows have resulted in the closure of portions of the Mission Creek Greenway recreational trail.
“Until Mission Creek returns to a safe level and our staff can safely assess trail conditions,” RDCO Communications Officer Bruce Smith says, ”the Greenway corridor is closed from the Hollywood Road south entrance at the Peck Road parking area upstream to the Field Road entrance.” He adds, “The underpasses at the Truswell/Lakeshore, Gordon Drive and Casorso Road...
Posted on Friday, June 10, 2022 03:07 PM
Okanagan Lake mariners are encouraged to enjoy their outings on the water, have the required safety gear onboard and be considerate during high spring water levels.
With the annual freshet underway, lake levels continue to rise. Those heading out on Central Okanagan lakes are asked to be respectful – slow down and keep away from shore to protect against damage to lakeshore properties.
“We know that as we move into more seasonal weather conditions, more people will be out enjoying activities...