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Building Resilience Into Our Community

As we head into a heat wave under the smokey sky’s still reeling from the impact of our flood season, there is no denying we can feel the impact of climate change in our community.  It affects almost every aspect of our lives from agriculture and property to health and daily activities. According to the […]

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Boaters Beware

Okanagan Lake has reached “full pool” and is predicted to reach levels similar to last season. “Full pool” is the target set by the provincial government to ensure there is enough water supply through the summer. If you experienced flooding last year take extra precautions to protect you property and call Winmar at the first […]

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Prepare Your Home For Spring Run-Off

If your home is in a location where seasonal flooding may occur, you need to know how to prepare your home to resist or survive flooding. Flooding can occur in a number of ways. Sub-surface water leaks These occur when groundwater levels rise enough to enter the house through cracks or openings in foundations, basement […]

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