High stream advisory for Bulkley River

High stream flow advisory for Bulkley includes streams and tributaries around Telkwa and Smithers.

A high stream flow advisory was issued Tuesday by the River Forecast Centre for the Bulkley River including small streams and tributaries around Houston, Telkwa, Smithers and surrounding areas.

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako is advising residents in the Houston, Telkwa, Smithers and surrounding area that there is a potential for flooding. Please check the BC River Forecast Centre website for up to date information.

It is important to note that during increased river flow situations it is difficult to predict if flooding and bank erosion will occur. Therefore, the Regional District is requesting the public to refrain from recreating on or near the Bulkley River including small streams and tributaries.

Situation updates, when received, will be posted on the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako website rdbn.bc.ca.

Questions can be directed to the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako 250-692-3195 or 1-800-320-3339 or rdbn.bc.ca – Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.