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Flood Review

Flood Review

Postby Frisk » Jan 1st, 2018, 5:13 pm

Has anything changed from last year to prevent the lake flood from happening again? Seeing all the snow makes you wonder what kind of run-off we'll see in the spring.

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Re: Flood Review

Postby Jflem1983 » Jan 1st, 2018, 5:22 pm

Been talking about this for days already .


Mayor better not try to blame global warming again
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Re: Flood Review

Postby Bman » Jan 1st, 2018, 5:36 pm

Anyone know what the snowpack up top is and what percentage it is of normal for the time?
Is the world getting stupider, or is it just getting easier for stupid people to have their thoughts heard?
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Re: Flood Review

Postby Bman » Jan 1st, 2018, 5:36 pm

Glace will know.
Glace knows all this stuff.
Is the world getting stupider, or is it just getting easier for stupid people to have their thoughts heard?

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Re: Flood Review

Postby JLives » Jan 1st, 2018, 5:37 pm

Frisk wrote:Has anything changed from last year to prevent the lake flood from happening again? Seeing all the snow makes you wonder what kind of run-off we'll see in the spring.


I don't see what they could realistically do. Move every building in the city that's in a flood zone? Build a 10 foot high wall around the entire lake?
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Re: Flood Review

Postby TreeGuy » Jan 1st, 2018, 5:40 pm

The guy that controls the water flow will probably over compensate and drain too much.

How does a floating bridge work without water?

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Re: Flood Review

Postby TreeGuy » Jan 1st, 2018, 5:42 pm

Frisk wrote:Has anything changed from last year to prevent the lake flood from happening again? Seeing all the snow makes you wonder what kind of run-off we'll see in the spring.


JLives wrote:I don't see what they could realistically do. Move every building in the city that's in a flood zone? Build a 10 foot high wall around the entire lake?


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Re: Flood Review

Postby LTD » Jan 1st, 2018, 5:42 pm

JLives wrote:
Frisk wrote:Has anything changed from last year to prevent the lake flood from happening again? Seeing all the snow makes you wonder what kind of run-off we'll see in the spring.


I don't see what they could realistically do. Move every building in the city that's in a flood zone? Build a 10 foot high wall around the entire lake?

heres a thought drain the water ahead of time seemed to work every other year :200:

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Re: Flood Review

Postby Frisk » Jan 1st, 2018, 5:52 pm

JLives wrote:
I don't see what they could realistically do. Move every building in the city that's in a flood zone? Build a 10 foot high wall around the entire lake?


I was thinking more along the lines of increased monitoring of snow pack levels to get a better understanding of how much should be drained out the penticton channel prior to the snow melting.
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Re: Flood Review

Postby Glacier » Jan 1st, 2018, 5:55 pm

Bman wrote:Anyone know what the snowpack up top is and what percentage it is of normal for the time?

It's none of your dam[m] business what the levels are at....

But just because I like you, I will tell you. Snow pack is about normal at Brenda Mines: http://bcrfc.env.gov.bc.ca/data/asp/rea ... 2F18P.html

You can view other stations here: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/envi ... ation-data

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Re: Flood Review

Postby alanjh595 » Jan 1st, 2018, 6:02 pm

Here's the one for Mission Creek.
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Re: Flood Review

Postby GordonH » Jan 1st, 2018, 6:03 pm

If I owned a house along the lake, l'd look into putting it on stilts. Maybe 30cm over highest level of the lake.
Oh yeah it would not have a basement
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Re: Flood Review

Postby alanjh595 » Jan 1st, 2018, 6:04 pm

Here is the one from Greyback.
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Re: Flood Review

Postby LTD » Jan 1st, 2018, 6:15 pm

as long as there isn't an incompetent boob at the controls you shouldn't have to worry
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Re: Flood Review

Postby dirtybiker » Jan 1st, 2018, 6:25 pm

LTD wrote:as long as there isn't an incompetent boob at the controls you shouldn't have to worry


That incompetent boob as you so eloquently put it does not make the decisions by himself.
He is just the one caught in the limelight if and when things go wrong.
Yet years of doing right. Not noticed or appreciated.

I too fear that over-compensation will happen and we will end up with record low levels
and nothing but loon crap beaches and non usable boat launches.

My mind says, stick to science and carry on as usual,
"Don't 'p' down my neck then tell me it's raining!"

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