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New Westminster's Keyside Promenade Closed Due to High Water Problems

New Westminster Cityhas closed the wooden part of theKeyside Promenadein anticipation of rising water levels on the Fraser River.

From July 2nd, the promenade from 10th Avenue to the railway bridge to the west is not open to the public.

In anticipation of rising water levels, the wooden part of the Keyside Promenade will be closed from July 2nd. Use the concrete route as an alternative route. Pay attention around the river and keep your pet away from fast-moving water. Details:

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Read more:An evacuation warning has been issued Burnston Island in Vancouver with rising floods

B.C. River Forecast Center issues "High Stream Flow Advisory" forFraser RiverIt is still valid.

"Given the rising water levels, the city of New Westminster warns residents around the Fraser River coastline, especially around Keyside, Port Royal, Blade Industrial Zone, Sappaton Landing, etc. We are asking you to pay and pay attention to the exposed lowlands adjacent to the Fraser or brunette rivers, "said city officials.

"Keep your pet away from fast-moving water."

City officials warn locals that a mild flood could occur in the underground parking lot. However, no major floods are expected.

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