Kettle River in Grand Forks

Rising River and Creek Levels

Update June 2, 2017 – Water levels are projected to remain high but not more than on May 6. Please keep any sand bags in place. Do not pump water from your basement into the sewer system.

Update May 24, 2017 – The RDKB has re-activated the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in response to rising projected river levels.

Please visit for the most up to date information from the EOC.

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) has activated the EOC in Grand Forks in response to rising river and creek levels in the Boundary. If you are affected by rising waters please call 1-888-747-9119.

Residents are advised to stay away from creeks and rivers until further notice as they are running high and are dangerous.