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Fire crews dealt with a flooding home in Aldergrove last Tuesday night. (Liane Bisaillon/Special to The Star)

Aldergrove woman seeks help with flooded basement after receiving ‘lack of support’

Liane Bisaillon said she has not been able to get a hold of her property manager

 

The Cache Creek fire hall escaped flooding in April 2020 (pictured), but rapidly rising water levels following heavy rainfall on July 1 choked a culvert near the hall and caused flooding to it and a nearby park. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

300 Cache Creek residents on evacuation alert due to flood risk as river rises

Heavy rainfall on Canada Day has river rising steadily, threatening 175 properties

 

Flooding is an annual issue for people along the Fraser River Floodplaine. Flooding could be seen at Derby Reach Regional Park in 2018. (Langley Advance Times files)

Fraser River flooding closes two spots in North Langley

Marina Park and section of Allard Crescent are closed temporarily under Township Flood Response Plan

 

Shawn Simbul came down to enjoy a day in Derby Reach Regional Park on Monday, where water levels are high, but paths were still open and picnic tables remained well above water. The Fraser River is rising, and local authorities are preparing for the possibility water levels could continue to go up. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley Township prepares for high water

The Fraser River is cresting soon and levels are relatively high

Shawn Simbul came down to enjoy a day in Derby Reach Regional Park on Monday, where water levels are high, but paths were still open and picnic tables remained well above water. The Fraser River is rising, and local authorities are preparing for the possibility water levels could continue to go up. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
UPDATE: B.C.’s Central Kootenay issues evacuation orders for hundreds of residents due to flooding

UPDATE: B.C.’s Central Kootenay issues evacuation orders for hundreds of residents due to flooding

An evacuation alert covers all areas except the Cities of Castelgar and Nelson

UPDATE: B.C.’s Central Kootenay issues evacuation orders for hundreds of residents due to flooding
Flooding in Grand Forks, May 2018. (Black Press Media files)

British Columbians urged to prepare for spring flood season

Home protection, recognizing danger signs, and creating ‘grab-and-go’ bags have been suggested

Flooding in Grand Forks, May 2018. (Black Press Media files)
A resident of an apartment building on Rowcliffe Avenue looks over the flooded entryway of his building on May 7, 2020. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)

PHOTOS: Kelowna residents frustrated after Mill Creek floods homes

Residents living along Sutherland Avenue and Ethel Street are affected by the flooding

A resident of an apartment building on Rowcliffe Avenue looks over the flooded entryway of his building on May 7, 2020. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)
VIDEO: Aerial tour of flooding in Williams Lake area

VIDEO: Aerial tour of flooding in Williams Lake area

Thanks to Wayne Peterson, the Tribune is providing an aerial view

VIDEO: Aerial tour of flooding in Williams Lake area
City of Williams Lake officials face challenges in the week ahead as extremely high water levels ravage the river valley. (Scott Nelson photo)

‘Out of control’: Cariboo flooding pushing partially-treated sewage into Fraser River

City asks residents to moderate water usage as broken line spills partially treated effluent

City of Williams Lake officials face challenges in the week ahead as extremely high water levels ravage the river valley. (Scott Nelson photo)
Drone view of Rose Lake Ranch. (Phillip Hartmann photo)

Cariboo ranchers don hip waders to work in flooded fields

Water levels are historical for the 127 year-old ranch

Drone view of Rose Lake Ranch. (Phillip Hartmann photo)
A contractor works at Huston Road in the 150 Mile House area Thursday, April 23, 2020. (Monica Lamb-Yorski - Williams Lake Tribune photo)

Rising B.C. rivers may have peaked, others still show flood threat: forecaster

The Cariboo Regional District issued evacuation alerts for 29 properties near 150 Mile House on Wednesday

A contractor works at Huston Road in the 150 Mile House area Thursday, April 23, 2020. (Monica Lamb-Yorski - Williams Lake Tribune photo)
Flood warnings upgraded for much of B.C.’s Cariboo, Chilcotin regions

Flood warnings upgraded for much of B.C.’s Cariboo, Chilcotin regions

Cache Creek has been placed under a state of local emergency as about 50 people were ordered to evacuate

Flood warnings upgraded for much of B.C.’s Cariboo, Chilcotin regions
Rising waters in Cache Creek breached nearby Quartz Road on the evening of April 20. (Photo credit: Sera Boomer)

Evacuation order issued for several Cache Creek properties as water levels rise

Rising water levels have forced several residents from their properties as flood risk increases

Rising waters in Cache Creek breached nearby Quartz Road on the evening of April 20. (Photo credit: Sera Boomer)
River Road east of Fort Langley has reopened, after damage caused by a Jan. 31/Feb. 1 storm washed out a bank near 252nd Street. Two other roads remain closed due to damage. (Langley Advance Times files)

Cleanup in progress on flood-damaged Langley roads

Two of four sites of major damage are now re-opened

River Road east of Fort Langley has reopened, after damage caused by a Jan. 31/Feb. 1 storm washed out a bank near 252nd Street. Two other roads remain closed due to damage. (Langley Advance Times files)
River Road east of Fort Langley is expected to reopen soon, after damage caused by a Jan. 31/Feb. 1 storm washed out a bank near 252nd Street. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Storm damaged roads in Langley could cost millions

Provincial disaster funding could refund some of the estimated $5.5 million cost

River Road east of Fort Langley is expected to reopen soon, after damage caused by a Jan. 31/Feb. 1 storm washed out a bank near 252nd Street. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
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LETTER: Grateful for lift around Langley’s flood water

A Coquitlam cyclist found himself surrounded by water after Friday’s heavy rains

  • Feb 4, 2020
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A pedestrian is seen crossing the street in North Vancouver B.C, Friday, January, 31, 2020. Another rain storm has hit the lower mainland with a expected rain fall of over 100mm in the last day of January. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Evacuations, road closures and plenty of cleanup after B.C. flooding, landslides

The rain caused landslides and closed a border crossing

A pedestrian is seen crossing the street in North Vancouver B.C, Friday, January, 31, 2020. Another rain storm has hit the lower mainland with a expected rain fall of over 100mm in the last day of January. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Maple Ridge firefighters pose with Corrado around 10 minutes after he was rescued. (Contributed)

Dog rescued in Maple Ridge after getting swept into fast-flowing culvert

Owner calls his dog’s survival ‘a miracle’

Maple Ridge firefighters pose with Corrado around 10 minutes after he was rescued. (Contributed)
Crews were working to fix a burst water main near the south end of the Golden Ears bridge in Langley Sunday (Feb. 2) (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Water main break shuts down Langley streets

Area near south end of Golden Ears bridge was flooded

Crews were working to fix a burst water main near the south end of the Golden Ears bridge in Langley Sunday (Feb. 2) (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
The remains of Hemlock Valley road, pictured Saturday afternoon Families and employees are stranded at the Sasquatch Mountain resort as a result of a landslide Saturday morning. (Zandy Modeste/Contributed)

Hundreds stranded at ski hill in Fraser Valley after heavy rain, landslide

Sasquatch Mountain Resort halts everything until road crews can assess extent of slide

The remains of Hemlock Valley road, pictured Saturday afternoon Families and employees are stranded at the Sasquatch Mountain resort as a result of a landslide Saturday morning. (Zandy Modeste/Contributed)