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Evacuation Alert for low-lying properties adjacent to Arn Canal

Posted on December 01, 2021

An Evacuation Alert is being issued for all low-lying properties adjacent to the Arn Canal.

A Flood Watch has been issued by the River Forecast Centre due to heavy precipitation and a greater risk for a rain-on-snow event that could melt low level snow. High water levels in the Arn Canal are being observed and an expected rise on the Lillooet River may cause a backwatering effect into the Arn Canal resulting in a further increase in water levels.

Because of the potential danger to life and health, the Village of Pemberton has issued an Evacuation Alert for all properties on the attached map including:

  • 1428 Alder Drive
  • 1430 Alder Drive
  • 1432 Alder Drive
  • 1434 Alder Drive
  • 1436 Alder Drive
  • 1438 Alder Drive
  • 1423 Willow Drive
  • 1425 Willow Drive
  • 1427 Willow Drive
  • 1429 Willow Drive
  • 1431 Willow Drive
  • 1433 Willow Drive
  • 1400 Oak Street
  • 7471 Urdal Road
  • 1439 Poplar Street
  • 7476 Prospect Street
  • 1470 Laurel Street
  • 7381 Laurel Street
  • 1463 Olive Street
  • 1464 Olive Street
  • 1465 Olive Street
  • 1466 Olive Street
  • 1463 Laburnum Street
  • 1464 Laburnum Street
  • 1465 Laburnum Street
  • 1466 Laburnum Street
  • 1461 Hemlock Street
  • 1462 Hemlock Street
  • 1464 Hemlock Street
  • 7408 Cottonwood Street
  • 7400 Arbutus Street
  • 7350 Crabapple Court
  • 7360 Crabapple Court

All affected residents are advised to prepare properties by sandbagging. For more information on sandbagging visit pemberton.ca.

An Evacuation Alert has been issued to prepare you to evacuate your premises or property should it be found necessary. Residents will be given as much advanced notice as possible prior to evacuation; however you may receive limited notice due to changing conditions.

Additional evacuation route and emergency support details will be provided if an evacuation becomes necessary.

A more detailed outlook on this atmospheric river event will be posted on the Pemberton Valley Dyking District Facebook page. Further information will be issued as required and available at pemberton.ca and through PembertonAlert.

For more information, view the full Evacuation Alert.

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