Learn more about how to be prepared for flooding if you work in B.C.'s agriculture industry.
For preparedness tips specific to flood plains and wells, along with other emergency preparedness tips, view the following:
- Emergency Preparedness Tips (see section 1.2 - Preparedness Tips Specific to Flood Plains and Wells)
Water wells and groundwater can be contaminated during flooding events due to the inflow of flood waters into the water well or aquifer. While there are techniques which can be used to rehabilitate a well affected by surface flood water, there are steps which a well owner should follow before and after flooding to minimize any potential impacts. Learn more about well protection, well disinfection and water quality:
The links below take you to provincial and national agencies with information, advisories, forecasts and/or warnings on streamflow and/or conditions that may lead to an increased flood risk in your area.