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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Post disaster needs assessment results will support Cowichan business recovery

The survey, completed by 70 business owners and/or operators from across the region, found that more than 50% of businesses have temporarily or indefinitely shut down, while 65% had seen revenue decreases of at least 75%.

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Unsecured curbside collection totes causing increased bear conflicts across Cowichan

The CVRD and BC Conservation Officer Service are seeking public cooperation in preventing bear conflicts by not putting garbage and recycling totes at the curb the night before collection.

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Posted on: February 2, 2020

Conditions across Cowichan region improve overnight, state of local emergency remains in effect

While the weather has improved and water levels continue to recede, the Cowichan Valley region remains in a state of local emergency and an evacuation order remains in effect.

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Posted on: February 1, 2020

UPDATE - Highway 1 reopened in both directions, power outages persist

The Trans-Canada Highway has re-opened north of Duncan for traffic in both directions, although a number of local roads remain closed and power outages continue to affect communities across the region.

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Posted on: February 1, 2020

UPDATE - Transportation corridors remain affected, water levels in some areas have stabilized

The state of local emergency in the Cowichan Valley continues this morning, but water flows in several of the key watersheds in the region appear to have stabilized.

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

Health Information

Remember washing your hands is the best defense, and if you are sick stay home. For accurate information readily updated information on the Coronavirus, go to bccdc.ca or Island Health.

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Road Maintenance &/or Snow Plowing

The Cowichan Valley Regional District is not responsible for the maintenance and snow plowing of roads.The City of DuncanTown of Lake CowichanTown of Ladysmith and the District of North Cowichan are responsible for ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Extreme Weather Events

If your CVRD electoral area curbside collection is missed due to extreme weather, hang onto your material until the next scheduled collection day. Extra material may be placed at the curb alongside CVRD totes. Please ensure extra recyclable material is la...

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Update on Odour Issues in Cobble Hill

Update on Odour Issues in Cobble Hill

Update November 25, 2019:

Composting

Fisher Road Recycling (FRR) is aware that some of the recent odour issues in Cobble Hill were reported to originate from FRRs composting operation. As part of its ongoing commitment t...

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Posted on: February 1, 2020

Cowichan Valley declares state of local emergency as intense localized flooding forces evacuations a

The Cowichan Valley Regional District has declared a state of local emergency for the region, as widespread flooding forces resident evacuations and cuts off key transportation corridors.

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

New Summer Newsletter

For a quick glance at South Cowichan Recreation's upcoming summer camps and programs,

view our Summer Newsletter Recreation: South Cowichan Recreation

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

Construction at Galliers Road Disposal Field

Construction of the new disposal fields at Galliers Road has started and is expected to continue until the end of March 2020. The new fields will have a greater capacity for disposal of treated effluent, therefore some tree clearing will be necessary to p...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Stage 3 Watering Restrictions In Effect

Stage 3 Watering Restrictions allow for hand watering and micro drip irrigation only.

Utility: Shellwood

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