Storm Surge Update — December 27 12:00pm
The storm surge event for December 27 has now receded with high water levels observed across Tsawwassen, Ladner, and Westham Island. Crews were on-site to respond to some localized flooding. The King Tides will continue through to Thursday, December 29, and staff will continue to monitor and respond as required.
Storm Surge Update — December 27 7:30am
City crews are on-site again today to monitor and assist if required during the high tide event. The risk of flooding is high for residents in the Boundary Bay and Beach Grove communities. Sand and sandbags are available.
Sand and sandbags are available for residents at: Seaview Road, 1A Avenue boat launch, 3rd Avenue beach access, and 16th Avenue beach access. Residents who need assistance can call the police non-emergency line at ☎️ 604-946-4411.
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Storm Surge Update — December 26 11:00am
The high tide has passed today with no reported flooding issues. Notices to local residents in Beach Grove and Boundary Bay are being delivered to advise of the storm surge event tomorrow and to encourage residents to take suitable precautions. Sandbags are available and staff will be out again tomorrow to monitor and respond as required.
Storm Surge Update — December 25
The weather forecast for the City of Delta is indicating an extreme high tide on Monday morning (December 26) at approximately 8:40 am, coinciding with gusty southeast winds. As such, there is a heightened flood risk for the Beach Grove and Boundary Bay communities.
A very high flood risk is also expected to occur on Tuesday, December 27 as a result of a significant storm surge coupled with strong southeast winds during high tide at approximately 9:00 am.
Residents are encouraged to take all suitable precautions. Sand and sandbags are available at Seaview Road, 1A Avenue boat launch, 3rd Avenue beach access, and 16th Avenue beach access.
The City will be proceeding to Stage 3 of the Staged Flood Preparedness Plan for Beach Grove and Boundary Bay as of Monday, December 26 in response to the upcoming flood risk. Portable pumps and generators will be located to the area. As well, City staff will be monitoring conditions and assisting as required.