TO MAINTAIN A GOOD QUALITY & QUANTITY OF WATER IN WASA LAKE
Update as of July 15, 2022
The water level = 769.42 masl, which is 1.06 meters higher than last year. The Kootenay River level was 768.89 masl. 1.49 meters lower than last year.
This year the water level peaked at 769.53 masl (meters above sea level), which was 1.06 meters higher than last years peak (768.84 masl). This year the water level was 0.83 meters higher than the average over the last 9 years (768.70 masl).
The Kootenay River goes through many peaks and valleys during freshet. This year the river rose above 769.00 masl on the 6th of June and didn’t fall below that level until July 15th.
RDEK reports - The Kootenay River flow remains high due to freshet which effects Cameron Pond and Wasa area. RDEK is monitoring and reporting regularly. Learn more about RDEK's flood response and sign up for alerts and evacuation notices here.
Residents who see or are experiencing flooding, are asked to call the RDEK 24-hour emergency line 250-489-9677.