With water in the Fraser River still rising, and flood risk rising with it, the District of Hope is closing off a local street.
A stretch of Wardle Street between Allison Avenue and 7th Avenue has been cordoned off. That section runs parallel to the river bank near the Rotary Nature Trail. A small section of Rupert Street near the boat launch is also off limits as the District considers installing temporary dyking.
In a June 28 post on the District Facebook page, residents in low lying areas are advised to be aware of the rising waters and possible seepage.
The District recommends staying clear of river banks and fast moving water.