Posted: April 27, 2018

Flood preparedness - Who to call in the event of flooding

As we expect more rainfall and possible flooding near our creeks in the next few days, WFN has set up two sandbag locations at the following locations:
Intersection of Elk Rd & Cougar Rd (across from WFN Public Works office) and
Intersection of Boucherie Road & Old Boucherie Rd (in front of Jubilee Mobile Home Park)

Who to contact in the event of flooding:

Flooding related to roads, creeks, or ditches:  
WFN Public Works 24 hour emergency number at 250-707-0493 or complete the Service Request form

Flooding on private land: 
The homeowner is responsible to take remedial action.

Flooding that is life threatening: 
Call 911 so that the fire department can respond.

For drinking water or sanitary issues: 
Contact WFN Utility Department at 250-707-3332 email:

For more resources, including how to make a plan, know the risks, and build a sandbag wall or dike, and to e-subscribe to emergency updates, visit Central Okanagan Emergency Operations Centre webpage at