Posted on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 04:30 PM
The following statement has been issued by Coastal GasLink:
"Coastal GasLink has environmental specialists on site actively responding to flooding of the Kitimat River which has affected an adjacent work site. The flood waters have significantly receded and construction crews are working to repair bridge crossing for access and clean-up of debris.
An initial assessment of the site indicates that equipment remains intact and there are no visible hydrocarbon sheens at the location of the flooding....
Posted on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 12:15 PM
KITIMAT, BC – Effective at noon, September 29, 2020, the District of Kitimat water system is under a Water Quality Advisory. Northern Health recommends that children, pregnant women, the elderly and persons with weakened immune systems drink boiled water at this time.
All owners of public premises must make patrons aware of this Water Quality Advisory.
A Water Quality Advisory is being issued to all users of the Kitimat Community Water System due to elevated turbidity levels in the source water – Kitimat...
Posted on Monday, September 28, 2020 06:00 PM
September 28, 2020 – Due to flood risk, Radley Park and Hirsch Creek Park are closed to the public. When flooding subsides, both parks will reopen until the end of the season on October 5th.
Water levels can change quickly with little warning. In addition, the riverbanks are subject to erosion which creates unstable ground next to the river. Take caution when approaching the Kitimat River and other water systems. Avoid the edge of riverbanks and do not stand on land that appears...
Posted on Thursday, September 24, 2020 04:30 PM
September 24, 2020 – Due to high volumes of rain, the Kitimat River has risen significantly and continues to rise. The public is advised to stay away from the river or exercise extreme caution if engaged in activities near the river. Lower Dyke Road is closed to the public.
Posted on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 11:45 AM
We have two Downtown Master Plan open houses coming up:
- An in-person open house today, September 23, at Riverlodge Recreation Centre from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
- A virtual open house tomorrow, Thursday, September 24, from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. through www.kitimat.ca
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, space is limited for the in-person event at Riverlodge. All protocols set out in the most recent provincial health order on gatherings will be followed. Participants will be asked to complete a health questionnaire...