To ensure repairs are done to properties, roads and water resources in the Sorrento area of British Columbia by advocating for quality watershed management.
At our October 5th meeting we learned that funding through the Canada Infrastructure Program – Rural and Northern Communities Grant has been denied. Director Demenok and Derek Sutherland of the CSRD shared feedback on the application process. Derek Sutherland contacted the granting program where officials stated there was an over-abundance of applications, nine times the amount of applications to funding. Newsome Creek was one of the … Read more
Date To Be Announced
Sorrento Centre – Map
We will continue to explore options for grants, letter writing and meeting with government officials as we work to secure funding for repairs to the creek.
Since the forest fires of 2009 the Newsome Creek Watershed has been under stresses that are resulting in damage to valuable community assets. The provincial Government has jurisdiction over the waterways, but they’re slow to take responsibility for the events that are unfolding in Sorrento and Notch Hill.
The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has said they plan to replace all the culverts along Newsome Creek, perhaps as early as … Read more
Sorrento’s water has frequently been turbid in the Spring run off, notably in the 2017 and 2018 freshets which deposited large amounts … Read more
Newsome Creek – 2019 Erosion Monitoring 018-073
September 18, 2019
Proposal for Newsome Creek Watershed Assessment
July 31, 2019
Danger Tree Report
October 9, 2018
Geotechnical Final Report
October 6, 2018
Kerr Wood Liedal Emergency Site Assessment
May 27, 2018
In The News
Global News Report
October 22, 2018
Watch this report about property damage to residents on Caen Road
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