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High Streamflow Advisory: Fraser River

Updated May 22, 2018 at 10:25 AM

The River Forecast Centre has issued a High Streamflow Advisory for the Fraser River due to increased snow melt runoff. River levels and flows are expected to remain elevated this week and into the weekend.

City staff are monitoring water levels, conducting daily patrols of areas adjacent to the Fraser River, and are prepared for possible minor flooding as part of our Flood Response Plan »

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Overall Sustainability Award

Burnaby Wins 2002 Fraser Basin Council's Overall Sustainability Award

Fraser River

Each year, thousands of men, women and young people working with hundreds of community groups, businesses and government agencies dedicate countless hours to help ensure a sustainable future for the Fraser River Basin.

The Fraser Basin Council's Sustainability Award underscores and affirms the achievements of these sustainability champions.

In 2002, the City of Burnaby was honoured to receive the Overall Sustainability Award.  In presenting the award, the Fraser Basin Council noted that “The City of Burnaby has consistently demonstrated its commitment to preserving and promoting its livability for future generations to inherit. It has shown that environmental protection, community livability and economic development can be successfully integrated in an urban community.”

Quote from the Fraser Basin Council

"The City of Burnaby has consistently demonstrated its commitment to preserving and promoting its livability for future generations to inherit."