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Walkway detours starting for Sumgas Creek Restoration project

Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2023 12:45 PM

Construction activity for the Sumgas Creek Restoration project will mean a portion of walkway, from the connection to Skeena Street up to its connection to Okanagan Street, will be closed.

This will begin August 16 and continue until September 15. Signs (see below) are being posted to indicate detour routes.

From August 30 up to September 15, the walkway adjacent to the Kitimat First Baptist Church property will be closed.

From September 17 until September 30, the walkway from Columbia Avenue...

Municipal campfire ban lifted within Kitimat

Posted on Friday, August 11, 2023 12:01 PM

This notice is out of date. Please visit to learn of any active fire prohibitions since this notice was first published.
On Friday, August 11 at noon the District of Kitimat is lifting the campfire and backyard fire ban within the municipal boundaries.

This applies only within the District of Kitimat. Please be aware of continuing fire bans in other regions and jurisdictions in B.C.

A campfire in Kitimat is a fire no larger than one metre in diameter, or 1.5 metres if on a...

August District Newsletter

August 2023 - District of Kitimat Newsletter

Posted on Tuesday, August 08, 2023 07:13 PM

Our August District of Kitimat newsletter is now available.

View it here, or find it in various locations around town, including the museum, library, and Riverlodge Recreation Centre.

Sewer line flushing happening August 9 to August 15

Posted on Tuesday, August 08, 2023 05:14 PM

Sewer line flushing and monitoring work is taking place in sections of the Whitesail and Nechako neighbourhoods this week, from August 9 until August 15.

This work may disturb standing water in your home and cause a slight, and temporary sewer odour. Smells related to this work can be eliminated simply by flushing your toilets and running water in your drains. You are encouraged to keep your toilet lids closed during this work.

This work is taking place on the following streets:

  • Clifford Street

Sam Lindsay Aquatic Centre annual maintenance begins August 8

Posted on Tuesday, August 01, 2023 01:12 PM

The annual maintenance for the Sam Lindsay Aquatic Centre will be August 8 to September 24.

Here is everything you’ve ever wanted to know about our pool’s maintenance:

What is the annual maintenance closure?

A public swimming pool requires a lot of complex machinery and plumbing to handle the thousands of patrons we welcome each year. All public swimming pools undergo a period where they need to lock the doors so they can focus on the year’s required maintenance.

Why is the closure always at this...