The Kimberley Riverside Campground has officially changed hands after completion of the sale on Friday, June 12th. Following a competitive process, the Northstar Group of Companies was the successful purchaser, with a commitment to expansion and upgrading of the campground.
In accordance with Interior Health Authority’s Water Quality Notification Program, the City of Kimberley has rescinded the WATER QUALITY ADVISORY for the City of Kimberley effective immediately.
Testing shows that current water quality is GOOD according to Interior Health’s Guidelines, where turbidity levels are below 1 NTU.
All City of Kimberley playgrounds are set to re-open on Friday, June 5th, 2020 with enhanced health and safety measures in place. Also re-opening are the public washroom facilities at Rotary Park and the Skate Park.
Water Turbidity in the Mark Creek system has improved over the past 24 hour period. The water is now rated as FAIR (between 1 NTU and 5 NTU). Therefore, the BOIL WATER NOTICE issued on Monday June 1st, 2020 has been rescinded effective 1:30 PM on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. With a rating of FAIR, in accordance with Interior Health’s Water Quality Notification Program, a WATER QUALITY ADVISORY REMA
Recent rainfall has prompted warnings for people to take extra care when around creeks and streams throughout Kimberley or to avoid them altogether. Creek levels are continuing to rise and with potential for more rainfall this weekend, water levels are not expected to fall any time soon.