Financial assistance available for Central and East Kootenay flooding victims

Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA) is now available to eligible British Columbians in the Central and East Kootenay region who may have been impacted from the flooding that occurred from March 15-23, 2017. DFA is available to homeowners, residential tenants, small business owners, farmers, charitable organizations and local government bodies who were unable to obtain insurance […]

RDCK MR: public encouraged to sign up for free emergency notification system

The RDCK is encouraging its residents to sign up for our free and easy emergency notification system. Given the number of slide and flood events impacting the region, we want to ensure we can notify our public quickly in case of emergency. Please help us spread the word! See information here:


TOGETHER WE ARE PREPARED    Commit a few of hours or the entire day and join others throughout the nation making communities a safer place to live. Challenge your neighbourhood, friends, family members, co-workers, community service group, youth organization, club or any other eligible group to create a project and accomplish something great together!   […]

Lake level March 2016

FortisBC is currently forecasting that Kootenay Lake will reach a level of 1739.00 feet at Queen’s Bay over the weekend of March 11th and 12th. FortisBC expects that this will be the lowest level of the Lake this spring. Starting March 13th, FortisBC is currently forecasting that the Kootenay Lake level will begin to increase […]