Information on how our Highways Department and maintenance contractors work to keep our roads safe during floods and freshet season, monitoring conditions, informing the public and repairing any damage.
Spring Flowers, or is it Showers? Well, depending on where you live, spring showers don’t bring flowers, they bring freshet (rapid snowpack melt and overwhelmed stream channels) and sometimes flooding. Since rising water can also
If you’re Flood Smart you also drive smart – or you don’t drive at all. During a flooding situation, road closures can take place across BC and driving your vehicle can become increasingly hazardous. DriveBC’s
It was an epic rainstorm and a marathon recovery…but things have firmed up nicely in the Peace. After massive rainfalls damaged more than 140 roads in the Peace Region this summer, the highway system is
In the past, we’ve chatted with you about what spring freshet is. But what happens on the ground when water levels start to rise? The River Forecast Centre monitors snow levels throughout the winter and,