The City of Quesnel has lifted the local state of emergency for the area along Baker Creek.
In effect since April 24, the declaration had been in place due to the threat of flooding, which could have potentially resulted in the damage or loss of infrastructure, property, or the environment.
Despite this risk of Baker Creek flooding having passed, the City is reminding residents that the creeks and rivers in the are remain potentially dangerous places, and that people should always exercise caution when enjoying them.
The City also thanked residents for their co-operation, patience and understanding during this event.
Residents, meanwhile, are encourage to register for the Cariboo Chilcotin Emergency Notification System to receive a text, call or e-mail regarding evacuation alerts and orders: https://member.everbridge.net/index/453003085612292#/signup.
A map of the declared area for the now lifted evacuation order is available here.