iN PHOTOS: Rising water in the North and South Thompson Rivers
Officials predict even higher water levels in the North and South Thompson Rivers over the coming days.
(KIM ANDERSON / iNFOnews.ca)
June 02, 2017 - 4:30 PM
KAMLOOPS – Many boat launches and pathways around the city are closed as crews keep a close eye on water levels in the North and South Thompson Rivers.
Yesterday the B.C. River Forecast Centre issued a flood watch for the waterways and floodwater is rising at city parks near the river.
Gerry Gorman has lived in his River Street property for 28 years and says the water is "higher than normal," and he and his neighbours are monitoring water levels with a "wait and see approach." While basement flooding isn't a concern at his home, Gorman says some nearby houses are facing flooding issues related to groundwater seepage. Over 28 years he's had to place sandbags three times.
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