Flood Preparedness

To view current Evacuation Alerts or Orders, click here.

  • Click here to view the 2021 Seasonal Flooding Preparedness Newsletter 

Self-Fill Sandbag Stations Set Up:

Sandbag stations are currently located at:

  • Hosmer – Elk River Inn – Hwy 3 at 6th Avenue (in the lot south of the building)
  • Fernie - 1350 Railway Avenue, corner of Railway Ave & Ridgemont Ave, across from TJ’s Auto Body
  • Sparwood - Engelmann Spruce Drive past the Mainroad Yard and Fire Hall #1
  • City of Cranbrook - next door to Public Works Yard on Cobham Avenue

The sandbag stations have sand and sandbags. Residents need to bring their own shovels and gloves. 

Sandbags should be filled ½ to ¾ full with the ends folded over for best compaction and effectiveness when placing them.

Emergency Numbers to Call:
  • TO REPORT FLOODING: 1-800-663-3456
  • FOREST OR WILDLAND FIRES: Cellphone: *5555 or 1-800-663-5555
  • OTHER (spills, airplane crashes, landslides, avalanche): 1-800-663-3456
Flood-Related Links:

 

CLEANING UP AFTER THE FLOOD:

OTHER FLOOD-RELATED RESOURCES:

Last edited: Thu, December 02, 2021 - 10:06:06