Parks Flood Recovery

In 2018 RDCO Parks Staff received Disaster Financial Assistance approval for flood recovery funding.  Staff have been working with various consultants and contractors to complete the repairs to parks that were damaged by the 2017 flooding event. 

Click on the following park to learn more and to follow Flood Recovery Project updates:

RDCO Contact for Flood Recovery Projects:
Wayne Darlington 250-469-6232 parks.flood.recovery@cord.bc.ca

 

Glen Canyon Regional Park – Post Flood Recovery Project

Start Date: December 1, 2017     Substantial Completion Date: Estimated for fall 2019

Project Cost: $95,000                     

Description: Damage occurred in 2017 freshet to some trails and eroded structural footings of the stairs in the park. The park is open.

 

Updates:  June 2019 - Design in progress – completion is expected to be in late 2019. There is no current impact to park users.

For more information on this project visit our Major Projects Map

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Okanagan Centre Safe Harbour Regional Park – Post Flood Recovery Project

Start Date: December 1, 2017     Substantial Completion Date: Summer 2019

Project Cost: $375,000                                        

Description: Record high lake levels, flooding and high wind/wave action in spring 2017 damaged the parking areas and access roads, undermined the inner boat launch concrete slab, undermined access ramps to the fishing pier, and caused minor damage to the dock structures.  The flood recovery project included stabilizing the foreshore, repair of the parking area, access roads, dock and ramp structures and boat launch. 

Current Status: Park is open.

Updates: June 2019 - 90% complete – foreshore stabilization is finished. The boat launch will be repaired in July 2019 to fall into the Fishery Window which minimizes the risk of impact to fish and wildlife.

April 2019 - Foreshore stabilzation and reparis to the parking area and docks are complete.  Boat launch stabilization work is scheduled to occur in June 2019.

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Fintry Community Park – Post Flood Recovery Project

Start Date: December 1, 2017     Substantial Completion Date: Estimated Mid-Summer 2019

Project Cost: $120,000                              

Description: Record high lake levels, flooding and high wind/wave action in spring 2017 destroyed the dock and access ramp and damaged the concrete slab boat launch.  

Current Status: Park is temporarily closed due to flood damage. 

Updates: July 15th - Fintry Access #1 (Boat Launch) was scheduled for repairs in June, we are currently delayed through a busy schedule of the pile driving company to replace the piles for the dock and are working closely with them to get it done ASAP.  Despite the original engineering assessment not requiring pile replacement, it was determined that for the longevity and best use of the dock to replace the piles at this time.  We apologize for the delay and thank you for your patience.

June 2019 - Dock replacement will be done in June 2019 to fall into the Fishery Window which minimizes the risk of impact to fish and wildlife

April 2019 - Flood repairs to the dock and upland damage will begin in June 2019.

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Killiney Beach Community Park – Post Flood Recovery Project

Start Date: December 1, 2017     Substantial Completion Date: Estimated mid-summer 2019

Project Cost: $535,000                          

Description: Record high lake levels, flooding and high wind/wave action in spring 2017 damaged the parking area and access roads, undermined the boat launch concrete slab, and caused damage to the dock structure in the park.  

Current Status: Park is open with restricted areas due to flood damage.

Updates:  June 2019 - 85% complete. Dock repairs and foreshore stabilization is done. Paving repairs are in progress. Boat launch will be repaired in July to fall into the Fishery Window which minimizes the risk of impact to fish and wildlife.

April 2019 - The damaged dock has been repaired and will be available to users late spring 2019. The completion of civil repair works will begin the first week of April 2019 with paving of the access road in mid-April.  Boat launch is scheduled to be repaired in June 2019.

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