Blasting Activity in Smith Creek Begins

FILE PHOTO - Smith Creek runs along the collapsing Gellatly Road in West Kelowna.

KELOWNA - The City of West Kelowna is advising the public that blasting activity related to subdivision construction in the Smith Creek neighbourhood will occur beginning Aug. 30 and continuing to Sept.16.

A blasting permit has been issued to Smith Creek Holdings Ltd. for site blasting for 2424, 2428, 2432, 3002, & 3006 Ironridge Road in West Kelowna.

Blasting will be allowed Monday to Saturday, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. As part of WorkSafeBC requirements, safety sirens will be sounded before the blast and once the area is cleared. The blasting company will monitor for vibrations caused by the blast.

Residents with concerns regarding blasting activity can contact T&A Rock Works Inc. at 250-765-4811 or email:

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