Time for frosty windshields and winter tires!
Are YOU Ready??? Get organized and ready before a crisis!
Check out our Emergency Preparedness info to find out how!
Wildfires are calming down but new ones are still getting started! Please continue to be careful! For more information and great links check out BC Wildfire Service at: http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/wildfire-status.
Campfires, open burning and forest use are now permitted throughout the Coastal Fire Centre - CHECK for and FOLLOW local jurisdiction rules & regulations!
CVRD supports Coastal Fire Centre burning prohibitions. Please be cautious - fire risks are still here. Precipitation is still relatively limited in the near future.
We've already had several small forest fires in our area - please be careful when out enjoying nature!
Drought level is now at Level 3 Drought - Very Dry. Watering Restrictions vary depending on your local water resources. To find out more, check out: http://cvrdnewnormalcowichan.ca/water-use-restrictions/.
Here are some great information resources to keep yourself informed:
Drive BC: www.drivebc.ca
BC Current Wildfire Situation: http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/wildfire-status/wildfire-situation
Environment Canada Weather Alerts: http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=bc