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From beaver dams to lack of info: Frustrations mount in Oliver at public flood meeting

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Tempers flared at an information meeting in Oliver Wednesday evening as people affected by a flooded creek expressed their frustration with the situation and how it’s being handled by regional and provincial authorities.

A dozen properties are under an evacuation order in the Sportsmen’s Bowl area north of the community because of a creek that has spilled its banks. 

The community of Willowbrook further up stream has been dealing with the swollen creek for more than a month.

At the meeting, residents complained of beaver dams in the creek that are restricting the flow of water and causing it to back

 

This story was originally published on CBC News. To read the rest of this news worthy story, please visit http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/from-beaver-dams-to-lack-of-info-frustrations-mount-in-oliver-at-public-flood-meeting-1.4636745?cmp=rss.

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