Fire Services and Emergency Management

Flooding Information

Sandbags are available for residents concerned about protecting their property from flooding. Property owners are responsible for taking steps and having the necessary equipment to protect their properties from flooding. Predetermined locations are listed below, denoted in the far left column if sand and sandbags are currently available at this location.


Sandbag Location


Hours available

Yes (pre filled limited supply and Self fill)

City Public Works Yard

1900 48th Avenue Vernon

8:00 am – 3:30 pm

Yes (Self fill)

Kin Beach Overflow  Parking

7001 Tronson Road


Yes (pre filled)

Across from Airport

6401 Tronson Road

7:00 am - 9:00 pm





Sandbag filling instructions are available at locations




Flooding Resources



BC River Forecast Centre

Issues Flood Warnings and Advisories

Cleaning up After a Flood

General Information to restore your home

Disaster Financial Assistance

List of eligible events and applications

Drive BC

Travel Information System

Emergency Management BC

Lead coordinating agency for emergency activities

Environment & Nat. Resources Canada

Water level and flow data

Environment Canada

Weather conditions and Forecasts by Locations

Guide to Flood Recovery Red Cross

Guide to long term recovery after a flood

Health Emergency Management BC

Support to Health Authorities in BC

One Step at a Time

Guide to Disaster Recovery

Prepared BC

Disaster Readiness Information

Residential Flood Insurance

For your information, attached is a one-page document provides a high-level overview of residential flood insurance in BC.

Also available at the Fire Rescue Services Station 1 located at 3401 30th Street Vernon BC V1T 5E7