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Posted on: December 20, 2018

[ARCHIVED] PSA: Statement from the City Regarding Extreme Weather

Statement from the City

As a significant wind event is impacting the City of White Rock at this time, the City is asking residents to take extreme caution. 

What to do when you see a downed power line:

  • Stay back at least 10 metres (33 feet) – about the length of a city bus.
  • Dial 9-1-1 and let the dispatcher know a power line has fallen or is damaged.

What to do when you see a downed tree:

  • Call the White Rock Fire Services' none emergency line 604-541-2121. For all other emergencies, please Dial 9-1-1.

Please Note Following Closures: 

  • (New) East Beach is now closed until further notice
  • Buena Vista Avenue is closed from Oxford Street to Foster Avenue. 
  • White Rock Pier is closed until further notice 
  • Marine Drive closed until further notice 
  • Centennial Park Trails are closed

***Do not remove or move barricades. They are there for your safety.***

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