News Flash

2018 White Rock News and Announcements

Posted on: December 21, 2018

#PSA: White Rock Pier, East Beach, Promenade Closed to Public Until Further Notice

White Rock Pier, Beaches and Promenade Closed Until Further Notice - Web and Facebook

The severe storm that hit the City of White Rock on Thursday, December 20, 2018 has significantly impacted White Rock’s waterfront area.

White Rock Fire Services, White Rock RCMP and City Staff continue to respond to incidents and will be working throughout the night and in the morning responding to issues and assessing the damage. For their safety, and yours, we are asking the public to stay away from the waterfront until further notice as the damages sustained are substantial.

We understand that you may want to go down to the waterfront and see what has happened or go for a walk; however, at this time, the Promenade, Pier and East Beach will remain closed to the public until further notice because it is not safe. Please give crews the space they need to do their work, respect the barricades that are in place, and be mindful of those redirecting you to another route or informing you that access to an area is closed. They are just trying to keep everyone safe.

This is a difficult time for our community, but we will get through it together. Thank you in advance for your understanding, cooperation and support.

Storm Collage

Please Note Following Closures, Until Further Notice: 

  • East Beach 
  • White Rock Pier 
  • Promenade 
  • Marine Drive 
  • Centennial Park Trails

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.

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

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in 2018 White Rock News and Announcements


Statement from the Mayor of White Rock

Posted on: December 21, 2018

Holiday Break Skates

Posted on: December 17, 2018

Our City Connects E-Newsletter is out!

Posted on: November 26, 2018
Statement from the City

Second Memorial Park Empress Tree to Stay

Posted on: November 23, 2018
Christmas in White Rock 2018

Christmas Events in White Rock

Posted on: November 22, 2018

Canada Post Service Disruption

Posted on: November 2, 2018
Centennial-Park-Temporarily-Closed, Closure, Park, Trail

Centennial Park Trail Temporarily Closed

Posted on: October 29, 2018

City of White Rock’s Cannabis Policy

Posted on: October 17, 2018

Culture Days!

Posted on: September 28, 2018
Notice of Work

Notice of Road Closure - Extension

Posted on: August 8, 2018
City of White Rock Construction Sign

Notice of Road Work

Posted on: July 26, 2018
City of White Rock Construction Sign

Notice of Road Work - Median Removal

Posted on: July 26, 2018
City of White Rock Construction Sign

Johnston Road Traffic Update

Posted on: July 11, 2018
Median Removal Map

Notice of Work - Median Removal

Posted on: July 11, 2018
2018-06-26 State of the City

2018 State of the City Address

Posted on: July 5, 2018
Waterfront of White Rock from the Air - Jeff Browne Photography

Go Paperless. Sign up for E-Billing!

Posted on: April 27, 2018
Person taking a picture on their cell phone

Snap and Send!

Posted on: March 16, 2018
People walking along the Promenade

Run a Food Cart on the Promenade!

Posted on: March 9, 2018
Herstory Art Show poster

Hey artists! We're seeking submissions.

Posted on: February 15, 2018
Water Swirl

Water System Master Plan Open House

Posted on: January 31, 2018
Mayor Baldwin

Message from the Mayor

Posted on: January 25, 2018
Water Swirl

Water Research Open House

Posted on: January 5, 2018
 Public Service Announcement Image

Update Regarding Source of the Odour

Posted on: January 1, 2018