Two properties have been evacuated by the Little Shuswap Lake Band due to flooding.
An evacuation order was issued on Wednesday, June 22 to two addresses, 288 and 292 Schouten Rd.
Residents were asked to leave the area immediately and to check in with the Emergency Program Coordinator.
A larger area on Schouten Road is on evacuation alert.
Evacuation orders require residents to leave their homes immediately while evacuation alerts require residents to be ready to leave on a moment’s notice.
Schouten Road runs along the eastern end of Little Shuswap Lake where it is joined by Chum Creek.
Quaaout Lodge is to the north of Schouten Road.
It was just a month ago, May 22, that the Little Shuswap Lake Band’s iconic Quaaout Lodge was damaged by fire. The portions of the lodge damaged are being rebuilt and the popular Talking Rock Golf Course reopened on May 27.
#Evacuation Order issued by Little #Shuswap Lake Band for 2 properties on Schouten Road due to the threat of flooding. Evacuation Alert also issued for IR numbers 1, 2 and 4. More info: https://t.co/etz0ocAwUi #BCFlood— Emergency Info BC (@EmergencyInfoBC) June 22, 2022
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