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Dam Safety Enhancements Programs




Dam Safety Enhancements ProgramsDam Safety Enhancements Programs<div class="ExternalClass1D931EE17CF44F8399AFF5F6D1BF1293">To continue to deliver clean and safe drinking water to our growing region, Metro Vancouver remains dedicated to maintaining compliance with BC dam safety regulations. Learn more about our current and upcoming dam safety enhancement projects and programs below.​​​<br>​​<span id="ms-rterangecursor-start"></span><span id="ms-rterangecursor-end"></span><br></div>North Vancouver



Cleveland Dam Safety Enhancements Program, Cleveland Dam Safety Enhancements ProgramCleveland Dam Safety Enhancements Program<div class="ExternalClassF27AB254A3754EE59471BA95C60C646D">This program is committed to implementing enhancements to improve public safety, protect the environment, and maintain safe recreation in Capilano River Regional Park.​<br></div>
​Rice Lake Dams Maintenance Program, ​Rice Lake Dams Maintenance Program​Rice Lake Dams Maintenance Program<div class="ExternalClassC2A0FA5C5D7243518771A0DC8740C1D5"><p>This program consists of periodic dam assessments and maintenance to ensure dams meet current regulatory ​standards.<br></p></div>
Seymour Falls Dam Safety Enhancements ProgramSeymour Falls Dam Safety Enhancements Program<div class="ExternalClassA2F31499A7FB430EA661DE85A752CD34">This program will apply learnings from the Cleveland Dam assessment and implement safety enhancements to improve public safety.​<br></div>
Emergency Mass Communication Notification System Upgrade Project, Emergency Mass Communication Notification System Upgrade ProjectEmergency Mass Communication Notification System Upgrade Project<div class="ExternalClassC9EB6F458B7C4B76AA8625BE516C0F38">Metro Vancouver uses Alertable, a mass notification public alerting system that allows for the timely distribution of critical information during emergency events.​<br></div>
Dam Safety Education Program, Dam Safety Education ProgramDam Safety Education Program<div class="ExternalClass7C13511E9AF34230B9D9FAC4EB9346F1">Metro Vancouver educates residents of the power and unpredictability of the Capilano River and how to stay safe around the river.​<br></div>



Working with Our Partners and CommunityWorking with Our Partners and Community<div class="ExternalClass09A42FBE55CC4500A67062F745B054D1"><span id="ms-rterangecursor-start"></span><span id="ms-rterangecursor-end"></span><p>Metro Vancouver will work closely with First Nations, local governments, businesses, community organizations and the public to ensure each project considers their values, interests, and priorities. As planning for each project continues, Metro Vancouver will reach out to residents, businesses, and community organizations to share information and seek input.</p></div>



2021 – 20242021 – 2024<div class="ExternalClass6D46338628EE4A719E2D3D27AB546948">Cleveland Dam Safety Enhancements Program</div>1
2022 - 20252022 - 2025<div class="ExternalClassF2FC741C759D4A51A61853AD70F91889">Rice Lake Dams Maintenance Program</div>1
Spring 2023Spring 2023<div class="ExternalClassE4787AE7031E4F5194E504AB79AE511F">Emergency Mass Communication Notification System Upgrade Project</div>0
20242024<div class="ExternalClass208E9FF0354B4EBE99B65E80DDA79389">Seymour Falls Dam Safety Enhancements Program</div>0

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