Extreme weather safety

While extreme weather can be unpredictable, there are steps that homeowners and businesses can take to minimize risks and avoid hazards.

Preparing for extreme weather

As the effects of climate change worsen, wildfires, floods, extreme cold, and heavy storms are becoming more common across BC. Learn how to prepare your home for extreme weather, and what to do in the event of an evacuation.

Staying safe during storms

BC storms can involve strong winds, heavy rain, and snow, which can cause power outages or fluctuations, damages, and electrical/gas hazards. Reduce the risks by knowing how to prepare and recover from a storm.

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Extreme cold

If there's frigid temperatures on the way, make sure your home is prepared. Follow these five winter safety tips for gas and electrical appliances.

Wildfire safety

Wildfires are a growing concern as dry conditions brought on by climate change contribute to elevated risk across many parts of the province.

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Flood safety

If you live or work in an area of the province where flooding is a high risk, be aware that there are serious gas and electrical safety implications you need to consider and prepare for.

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