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Posted on: July 22, 2017

Latest updates on Facebook & Twitter

During this Evacuation Order, please stay tuned to the latest updates on the City of Williams Lake's Facebook & Twitter.

Facebook & Twitter

or call the Williams Lake Emergency Operations Center at 250-392-2364

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Posted on: July 16, 2017

Regional Update on Evacuation Alerts and Orders

Williams Lake, B.C. – Yesterday, Saturday, July 15, was an eventful day in the Cariboo Region with the Cariboo Regional District (CRD) issuing four evacuation orders and four evacuation alerts. The City of Williams Lake also issued an e...

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Posted on: July 15, 2017

Immediate Evacuation Order for City of Williams Lake and surrounding areas - July 15/17, EOC-17-21

July 15, 2017EOC-17-21For Immediate Release

Immediate Evacuation Order for City of Williams Lake and surrounding areas - July 15/17, IMMEDIATE RELEASE, EOC-17-21

Williams Lake, B.C. - An Evacuation Order has been issued for Williams Lake and the fo...

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

Alert unchanged, but residents need to be prepared - July 14/17, 7:00 PM, EOC-17-20

July 14, 2017 – 7pm

EOC-17-20

For Immediate Release

Alert unchanged, but residents need to be prepared

Williams Lake, B.C. – The evacuation alert for the City of Williams Lake and surrounding areas remains in place and residents a...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Fire activity & evacuation alert in Williams Lake & areas unchanged - July 13/17 5:30 PM EOC-17-18

July 13, 2017 – 5:30 pm

EOC-17-18

For Immediate Release

Fire activity and evacuation alert in Williams Lake and areas unchanged

Williams Lake, B.C. – As reported this morning, the wind event forecasted to occur on Wednesday did no...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Fire activity & evacuation alert in Williams Lake & areas unchanged - July 13/17 9:00 AM EOC-17-17

July 13, 2017 – 9:00 am

EOC-17-17

For Immediate Release

Fire activity and evacuation alert in Williams Lake and areas unchanged

Williams Lake, B.C. – The wind event forecasted to occur on Wednesday did not develop as expected. How...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Fire activity & evacuation alert in Williams Lake & areas unchanged - July 12/17 8:00 PM EOC-17-16

July 12, 2017 - 8:00 pmEOC 17-16For Immediate ReleaseFire activity and evacuation alert in Williams Lake and areas unchanged

Williams Lake, B.C. – The Cariboo Regional District (CRD) and the City of Williams Lake continue to monitor fire...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Fire activity & evacuation alert in Williams Lake & areas unchanged - July 12/17 3:00 PM EOC-17-13

July 12, 2017 – 3pm

EOC-17-13

For Immediate Release

Fire activity and evacuation alert in Williams Lake and areas unchanged

Williams Lake, B.C. – The Cariboo Regional District (CRD) and the City of Williams Lake continue to monito...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Fire activity & evacuation alert in Williams Lake & areas unchanged - July 12/17 12:00 PM EOC-17-12

Fire activity and evacuation alert in Williams Lake and areas unchanged - July 12/17, 12:00 PM, EOC-17-12

Williams Lake, B.C. – The Cariboo Regional District (CRD) and the City of Williams Lake continue to monitor fire activity in the ar...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Evacuation alert update for Williams Lake area - July 12/17 @ 10:00 AM, EOC-17-11

July 12, 2017 – 10am

EOC-17-11

For Immediate Release

Evacuation alert update for Williams Lake area

Williams Lake, B.C. – The Cariboo Regional District (CRD) and the City of Williams Lake continue to monitor the fire situation. Evacuation Alerts and ...

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

City EOC Closing down for the Night at 8:00 PM - July 11th

MEDIA RELEASE

City of Williams Lake

For Immediate Release

July 11, 2017- 8:00pm

 

City EOC Closing down for the Night at 8pm- July 11th

The City of Williams Lake Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) is closing for the night at 8pm and will re-open at 8:00...

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

City of Williams Lake Evacuation Alert Update - July 11/17 @ 3:00 PM

MEDIA RELEASE

City of Williams Lake

For Immediate Release

July 11, 2017- 3:00pm

 

City of Williams Lake Evacuation Alert Update

The City wide evacuation alert that was issued yesterday is still in place.  It was issued as a result of weather e...

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City of Williams Lake Evacuation Muster Zone Map News Flash
Posted on: July 11, 2017

PUBLIC MEETING Today (July 11) @ 3:30 PM - CMRC Rink #1

PUBLIC MEETING: Today, July 11, at 3:30pm with the Cariboo Regional District, Cariboo Fire Centre, and the City of Williams Lake at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Centre Rink #1 in Williams Lake. Come on out to get an update and have your questions answe...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

City EOC Closing down for the Night - July 10, 2017 @ 9:00 PM

MEDIA RELEASE

City of Williams Lake

For Immediate Release

July 10, 2017- 9:00pm

City EOC Closing down for the Night- July 10th

The City of Williams Lake Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) is closing for the night and will re-open at 8:00am on Tuesday morning.

Th...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

City Wide Evacuation Alert Issued due to Potential Weather Events - July 10/17 @ 6:00 PM

MEDIA RELEASE

City of Williams Lake

For Immediate Release

July 10, 2017- 6:00pm

City Wide Evacuation Alert Issued due to Potential Weather Events

A City wide EVACUATION ALERT is being issued due to weather events that are being forecast for Wednesday. &nbs...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Fire Activity in Vicinity of Williams Lake Remains Stable - July 10/17 @ 11:00 AM

MEDIA RELEASE

City of Williams Lake

For Immediate Release

July 10, 2017- 11:00am

Fire Activity in Vicinity of Williams Lake Remains Stable

As of this morning fire activity in the areas immediately surrounding the City of Williams Lake remains relatively stable...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Red Cross Info

Red Cross Info - July 10/17

Evacuees are request to register with Emergency Social Services in person at one of the Emergency Social Services in either Williams Lake at the Lake City Secondary on Carson Drive and then proceed to the Prince George center at...

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Posted on: July 9, 2017

EOC Wrap-up For July 9th - 8:00 PM

MEDIA RELEASE

City of Williams Lake

For Immediate Release

July 9, 2017- 8:00pm

EOC Wrap-up For July 9th

The Williams Lake Emergency Operations Centre will be closing for the night at 8pm and will re-open on Monday morning at 8am.

Evacuation alerts remain in pla...

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Posted on: July 9, 2017

UPDATED: Evacuation Alert Issued for North Lakeside Area of Williams Lake - July 9/17 @ 2:35 PM

MEDIA RELEASE

City of Williams Lake

For Immediate Release

July 9, 2017, 2:35 PM

Evacuation Alert Issued for North Lakeside Area of Williams Lake - July 9/17 @ 3:30 PM

An Evacuation Alert has been issued for the North Lakeside area of Williams Lake (Evacuation ...

Media Release & Zone 8 Map

Map News Flash
Posted on: July 9, 2017

Fire Activity Still Unchanged - July 9/17 @ 2:00 PM

MEDIA RELEASE

City of Williams Lake

Fore Immediate Release

July 9, 2017

Fire Activity Still Unchanged

The City of Williams Lake continues to monitor fire activity, with the Williams Lake Fire Department on standby. 

Public members may notice that Fire ...

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Posted on: July 9, 2017

Fire Activity Remains Relatively Unchanged - July 9/17 @ 10:30 AM

MEDIA RELEASE

City of Williams Lake

For Immediate Release

July 9, 2017

Fire Activity Remains Relatively Unchanged - July 9/17 @ 10:40 AM

The City of Williams Lake continues to monitor fire activity, with the Williams Lake Fire Department on standby.

At this tim...

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Backyard Campfires Prohibited

MEDIA RELEASE 

City of Williams Lake 

For Immediate Release 

July 7, 2017 

Backyard Campfires Prohibited 

Due to the extreme fire conditions in and around Williams Lake, all backyard campfires within City of William...

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Media Release News Flash
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Solid Waste Management Review Report by Stuart Lilley dated March 16, 2017

Executive Summary

The Stuart Lilley report was commissioned by the City of Williams Lake to examine and review details of the current solid waste management program and to provide recommendations on managing the waste function overall. The review examined ...

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Solid Waste Report Page News Flash