Media Release: Prepare for Potential Flooding


February 8, 2017
[Sooke, BC]  
District Encourages Residents to Prepare for Potential Flooding.

With the recent heavy snow accumulation, and the rains forecasted for later this week, the District of Sooke would like ensure homeowners are prepared for any potential flooding.

As a precautionary measure, community members are invited to fill their own sandbags using supplies from the District of Sooke Public Works Yard, located at 2060 Kaltasin Road. Sand and bags are available, but please bring your own shovel.

The Public Works Yard is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. For access to the sandbag supplies on Saturday and Sunday, February 11 and 12, please call (250) 415-3475.

Media Contact:
Teresa Sullivan
Chief Administrative Officer
District of Sooke
Tel: (250) 642-1634