Flood Protection

The Fraser Valley Regional District provides flood protection and drainage services within the following service areas of Electoral Areas C, E, F and H:

Baker Trails Village Debris Control Works

The Tank, Guy and Wash Creeks training berms and debris basins which are owned and operated by the FVRD, provide protection to the Baker Trails Village - a resident mobile home development, located 2km east of the Vedder Crossing Bridge on Chilliwack Lake Road in Electoral Area E.

Cascade-Carratt Creek Flood Protection Works

The flood protection works along Cascade and Carratt Creeks consist of a setback dyke to the west of Cascade Creek, and berms along both banks of Carratt Creek. The Cascade and Carratt Creeks are located east of Sylvester Road approximately 15km north of the Lougheed Highway in Electoral Area F

Elbow Creek Flood Protection and Debris Control Works

The Elbow Creek flood mitigation works, owned and operated by the Fraser Valley Regional District, consists of a sediment basin located within the head point of a low dam near the apex of the Elbow Creek alluvial fan, the Elbow Creek floodway and setback dykes on the north side of Elbow Creek beginning approximately 200 metres west of Morris Valley Road through Harrison River. The protected area includes approximately 236 lots within the Harrison Lane, Eagle Point and River Reach Subdivisions in Electoral Area C.

Frosst Creek Flood Protection Works

The Frosst Creek dyke and debris dam, which are owned and operated by the Fraser Valley Regional District, provide flood protection to the community located on the Frosst Creek alluvial fan near the south end of Cultus Lake. The works consist of two (2) debris basins and a dyke located along the south side of Frosst Creek in Electoral Area H.

Rexford Creek Drainage and Debris Control

The Rexford Creek debris basin, which is owned and operated by the Fraser Valley Regional District is designed to protect the Williamsburg development from natural hazards associated with debris flow and / or debris flood events. Williamsburg development consists of approximately 30 residential lots located 4.5 km east of the Vedder Crossing Bridge on Hirschman Road in Electoral Area E.