UPDATE: 4pm, June 5, 2020

Crawford Bay Transfer Station closed until mid-July

Boswell Transfer Station hours extended

Click here to view on the RDCK website

Nelson, BC: The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) Crawford Bay Transfer Station, located at 16798 Crawford Creek Road, will be closed through the month of June and possibly until mid-July. Recent weather events, and flooding of Preacher Creek washed out portions of Crawford Creek Road, leaving the transfer station inaccessible. The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure will handle the road repair work over the next month. The Crawford Bay Transfer Station will reopen as soon as possible once the site is accessible, please check the RDCK website for updates.

Residents are being asked to take their waste and recycling to the Boswell Transfer Station. Extended hours are now in place to better serve the community during the closure of the Crawford Bay Transfer Station. Normally open just Wednesday and Saturday, Boswell Transfer Station will now be open Sunday as well. Located at 12575 Hepher Road, extended hours of operation will be 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. More details on the Boswell Transfer Station can be found here. For locations and hours of operation of all RDCK waste facilities, click here.  

Click here to view on the RDCK website

Nelson, BC: The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) Crawford Bay Transfer Station, located at 16798 Crawford Creek Road will be closed indefinitely. Recent weather events, and flooding of Preacher Creek have washed out portions of Crawford Creek Road, currently leaving the transfer station inaccessible.

Residents are being asked to take their waste and recycling to the Boswell Transfer station, currently open Wednesday and Saturday – 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, located at 12575 Hepher Road. More details on the Boswell Transfer Station can be found here. The RDCK will consider extending the hours of operation at the Boswell Transfer Station, pending demand and available resources. Details surrounding the re-opening of the Crawford Bay Transfer station will be posted on our website, here.

An evacuation order was issued for the Crawford Creek drainage area Saturday May 30 due to flooding and rescinded Monday June 1. However, despite residents being allowed back to their homes, the RDCK is still trying to assess the area for damage or any other issues due to flooding.

Incorporated in 1965, the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is a local government that serves 60,000 residents in 11 electoral areas and nine member municipalities. The RDCK provides more than 160 services, including community facilities, fire protection and emergency services, grants, planning and land use, regional parks, resource recovery and handling, transit, water services and much more. For more information about the RDCK, visit www.rdck.ca.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.