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The District has begun vegetation maintenance along the river side of the Mamquam River dike (south side). This important work, which will include brush and tree removal from the rip rap, is required to retain the ongoing integrity of our flood protection infrastructure. Read More »

OTTAWA, ON – The District of Squamish, B.C. was recently selected for the second consecutive year to receive the national award for their May, 2014 National Public Works Week (NPWW) Community Celebration. The Squamish Operations Department won the Canadian Public Works Association’s (CPWA) National Public Works Week Contest’s First Place award in the “Small Centre” category of municipalities with population less than 75,000. The CPWA award will be presented to the Squamish Operations Department by CPWA National Public Works Week Committee member Murray Steer, of the City of Vancouver, BC, during the District of Squamish Council Meeting on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 6:00 p.m., Town Hall, 37955 Second Avenue, Squamish, B.C., V8B 0A3. Read More »

Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for Howe Sound. A low pressure system is expected to bring up to 60 mm of rain, heavy at times, today and this evening before tapering off to showers overnight. Read More »

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Howe Sound.  The remains of tropical storm Ana will move across the BC Coast and into the interior from this afternoon into Tuesday. Wind warnings are in effect and heavy rainfall of 50 to 75 mm is expected. Read More »

The District of Squamish is updating its 20-year old flood hazard management plan and will host an Open House to involve the public in this important process. The Open House will provide information on flood risks in Squamish and seeks public feedback on long-term coastal flood protection options to protect against anticipated sea level rise. A system of flood protection options including sea dikes and flood gates along Squamish’s coastal perimeter will be introduced for feedback and discussion. The Open House will take place October 23 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Squamish Adventure Centre. Read More »

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