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

 

Hardy Falls Regional Park – Post Flood Recovery Project

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

Project Cost: $405,000           

Description: Significant high water flow events destroyed bridge #2 and #8 and damaged trails, undermined trees, and eroded structural stability of various structures in the park.  

Current Status: The main trail through the park is closed due to flood damage since spring 2017. Park area near washrooms to Highway 97 is open.  

Updates: April 2019 - The Provincial Disaster Assistance program provided $48,400 to repair trail damage to this park. New bridge structures have been placed into the park.   Crews are finishing them and completing trail and approach repairs with an expected re-opening of the park in early May.

For more information on this project visit our Major Projects Map

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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: Significant high water flow events damaged trails and eroded structural footings of the stairs in the park. 

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

Updates:  April 2019 - The minor repairs that are required are currently in the detailed design process, procurement and works are expected to be completed in the summer of 2019.

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:  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.

For more information on this project visit our Major Projects Map

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

For more information on this project visit our Major Projects Map

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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: 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.

For more information on this project visit our Major Projects Map

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