District encourages residents to prepare for potential flooding

District encourages residents to prepare for potential flooding

Residents offered free bags and sand to fend off possible floods

  • Feb. 8, 2017 11:00 a.m.

With the recent heavy snow accumulation, and the rains forecasted for later this week, the District of Sooke would like to ensure homeowners are prepared for any potential flooding.

As a precautionary measure, residents are invited to fill their own sandbags using supplies from the District of Sooke Public Works Yard, located at 2060 Kaltasin Rd. Sand and bags are available, but please bring your own shovel.

The Public Works Yard is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For access to the sandbag supplies on Saturday and Sunday, please call (250) 415-3475.