Rainfall Warning for Metro Vancouver

Be Prepared for Pooling Water and Localized Flooding

Posted November 21, 2017

rainfall warning is in effect with prolonged periods of rain expected until Thursday. City crews are working to mitigate roadway flooding conditions by clearing leaves and debris from drains, placing road flooding signs and pre-positioning barricades for possible road closures.

Leaves left or put onto city streets can potentially result in localized flooding due to clogged catch basins. Help us by removing leaves and debris from catch basins on your street so the water can easily drain during heavy rainfall. Learn more »

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Environmental Planning

The City of Burnaby places a high importance on the protection and enhancement of our environment and the health of ecosystems including forests, lakes, wetlands and streams. These ecosystems provide fish and wildlife habitat, recreational and aesthetic assets, purify the air and water and protect human health.

Guided by the City’s Environmental Policies and Regulations, environmental protection and enhancement opportunities are considered in all major plans and development in the City, including revisions to Community Plans, and applications for rezoning and subdivision.


As a result of many decades of work, the City has achieved many successes in environmental planning, including:

  • Environmental Sustainability Strategy

    Environmental Sustainability StrategyMoreA city-wide policy and long term vision for Burnaby's green future.
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