*UPDATED* Boundary Flooding forces more evacuations
(Alex Alan, MyGrandForksNow.com staff)
Flooding in the Boundary has forced over 1,100 properties to be evacuated.
The Grand Forks Fire Department says the orders span from Christina Lake to the West Boundary as river levels continue to rise.
Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Emergency Operations Centre director Chris Marsh says those who have been evacuated should register as soon as possible at the emergency social services reception centre at the Grand Forks Curling Club.
for the latest information on evacuation alerts and orders.
Ongoing flooding in the Boundary has forced the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary to place more evacuation orders.
As of this morning 517 residences have been evacuated affecting about 1,100 people.
The trouble areas for rising waters are the West Kettle, Kettle and Granby rivers and Christina Lake. The RDKB says 1,500 people remain on evacuation alerts.
River levels in the Boundary are expected to reach their highest levels since 1948.
Click here for the latest information on evacuation alerts and orders.
Previous updates can be found here.