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Hawkes Creek continues to rise and washing out the Likely Road at the nine kilometre mark as seen here Sunday morning. (Regan Marklinger photo)

‘This is crazy’: flooding at nine-mile dip closes Likely Road

Regan Marklinger’s family went under evacuation order Saturday as Hawkes Creek continues to rise

Hawkes Creek continues to rise and washing out the Likely Road at the nine kilometre mark as seen here Sunday morning. (Regan Marklinger photo)
Williams Lake Field Naturalists Ken Day (from left) and Don Lawrence pack out a water pump from the bridge at Scout Island, as Ray Hornby and Ordell Steen (not pictured) assist. The four men spent the last two days trying to secure trails and the bridge from floating away in the high waters. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

High water has city staff, Scout Island volunteers scrambling to keep up

Flooding is threatening to take away pedestrian bridge at Scout Island, damage city infrastructure

Williams Lake Field Naturalists Ken Day (from left) and Don Lawrence pack out a water pump from the bridge at Scout Island, as Ray Hornby and Ordell Steen (not pictured) assist. The four men spent the last two days trying to secure trails and the bridge from floating away in the high waters. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The water level in the river valley creek has risen another foot overnight. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

City gets approval for emergency funds to address river valley flooding immediately

Crews and equipment getting moved in Saturday (April 25)

The water level in the river valley creek has risen another foot overnight. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Update: Soda Creek Road impacted by spring flooding

Update: Soda Creek Road impacted by spring flooding

The trouble spot is about 15 kilometres from Williams Lake

Update: Soda Creek Road impacted by spring flooding
Evacuation order issued due to flooding for properties in Miocene/Rose Lake area

Evacuation order issued due to flooding for properties in Miocene/Rose Lake area

The Cariboo Regional District issued the order for Hawks Creek – Horsefly Road Friday, April 24

Evacuation order issued due to flooding for properties in Miocene/Rose Lake area
Several bridges in the Williams Lake River Valley have been compromised due to flooding.(Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

State of emergency declared in Williams Lake due to flooding, erosion in River Valley

Evacuation order for 11 industrial properties on Frizzi Road, evacuation alert for Green Acres trailer park

Several bridges in the Williams Lake River Valley have been compromised due to flooding.(Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Road crews working to shore up Highway 97 near McLeese Lake as high waters have done damage to the road. (Lee Sollenberger photo)

Highway 97 now single lane alternating south of McLeese Lake were road crews are working

Watch Drive BC for updates, flooding continues to impact the area

Road crews working to shore up Highway 97 near McLeese Lake as high waters have done damage to the road. (Lee Sollenberger photo)
Ron McCormack, director of operations and CVSE manager MOTI (centre) discusses options for providing temporary access to residents cut off by the washout on Huston Road in the 150 Mile House area with Rob Kielman (left) and Skyler McCarthy of Dawson Road Maintenance Thursday afternoon.

VIDEO: MOTI ‘triaging’ more than 100 road washouts in Cariboo region due to recent flooding

‘It’s been a very significant flash melt,’ said Cariboo district manager Todd Hubner

Ron McCormack, director of operations and CVSE manager MOTI (centre) discusses options for providing temporary access to residents cut off by the washout on Huston Road in the 150 Mile House area with Rob Kielman (left) and Skyler McCarthy of Dawson Road Maintenance Thursday afternoon.
Some Scout Island Nature Centre trails are under water this week. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

High waters flood parts Scout Island Thursday, April 23

“The water is dangerous and conditions can change quickly”

Some Scout Island Nature Centre trails are under water this week. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A contractor works at Huston Road in the 150 Mile House area Thursday, April 23, 2020. (Monica Lamb-Yorski - Williams Lake Tribune photo)

Rising B.C. rivers may have peaked, others still show flood threat: forecaster

The Cariboo Regional District issued evacuation alerts for 29 properties near 150 Mile House on Wednesday

A contractor works at Huston Road in the 150 Mile House area Thursday, April 23, 2020. (Monica Lamb-Yorski - Williams Lake Tribune photo)
Water levels of Williams Lake have risen almost three feet in less than 48 hours as seen here the pedestrian bridge at Scout Island is partially submerged in water Thursday morning. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake water level increases almost three feet in 48 hours

City has closed boat launches for the time being

Water levels of Williams Lake have risen almost three feet in less than 48 hours as seen here the pedestrian bridge at Scout Island is partially submerged in water Thursday morning. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Crews have built a temporary road for residents needing to leave 150 Mile House where some local roads have been washed out. (Aaron Mannella photo)

Temporary road in place for 150 Mile House residents impacted by flooding

The road goes through the 150 Mile House Ranch, out behind Chemo RV onto Highway 97

Crews have built a temporary road for residents needing to leave 150 Mile House where some local roads have been washed out. (Aaron Mannella photo)
Pigeon Road is one of the many roads in the Cariboo impacted by flooding Wednesday, April 22, 2020. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Pigeon Road is one of the many roads in the Cariboo impacted by flooding Wednesday, April 22, 2020. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Flood warnings upgraded for much of B.C.’s Cariboo, Chilcotin regions

Flood warnings upgraded for much of B.C.’s Cariboo, Chilcotin regions

Cache Creek has been placed under a state of local emergency as about 50 people were ordered to evacuate

Flood warnings upgraded for much of B.C.’s Cariboo, Chilcotin regions
Pigeon Road in 150 Mile House Tuesday evening. (Max Winkleman photo)

UPDATE: Flooding situation continues to evolve in 150 Mile area

No shelter in place order for 150 Mile area

Pigeon Road in 150 Mile House Tuesday evening. (Max Winkleman photo)
In the 44 years 150 Mile House Volunteer Fire Dept. Chief has lived at his home, he has never seen Borland Creek’s water levels rise as high as they are Tuesday evening. (Paul McCarthy photo)
In the 44 years 150 Mile House Volunteer Fire Dept. Chief has lived at his home, he has never seen Borland Creek’s water levels rise as high as they are Tuesday evening. (Paul McCarthy photo)
Rising waters in Cache Creek breached nearby Quartz Road on the evening of April 20. (Photo credit: Sera Boomer)

Evacuation order issued for several Cache Creek properties as water levels rise

Rising water levels have forced several residents from their properties as flood risk increases

Rising waters in Cache Creek breached nearby Quartz Road on the evening of April 20. (Photo credit: Sera Boomer)
Huston Road in 150 Mile House is washing away Tuesday morning. (Bev Goldstone photo - Facebook)

Update: Spring flooding wreaking havoc on Cariboo Chilcotin roads

Washouts have closed Nazko Road, Spokin Lake Road, Little Greeny Road and 150 Mile House roads

Huston Road in 150 Mile House is washing away Tuesday morning. (Bev Goldstone photo - Facebook)
Water was rushing through the culvert and over the road on Westcoast Road in Wildwood Saturday. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Water was rushing through the culvert and over the road on Westcoast Road in Wildwood Saturday. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Barkerville Historic Town and Park CEO Ed Coleman took photos to show how much snow still remains at Barkerville, as of April 16. (Barkerville Historic Town and Park - Facebook photo)

Cariboo residents advised to prepare for potential flooding

Snowpack is higher than normal in many tributaries of the Fraser River

Barkerville Historic Town and Park CEO Ed Coleman took photos to show how much snow still remains at Barkerville, as of April 16. (Barkerville Historic Town and Park - Facebook photo)