The City of Pitt Meadows prepares for major emergencies or disasters, such as flooding, wildfires, earthquakes or pandemics. It is your responsibility to be prepared and stay informed.

Current Alerts

August 1, 2021 - Air Quality Advisory
Environment Canada has an Air Quality Advisory in place for Metro Vancouver due to wildfire smoke expected to persist for the next few days. Fraser Health recommends avoiding strenuous outdoor activities. If you have respiratory issues please stay indoors. For more information visit:

July 28, 2021 - Heat Advisory
Environment Canada has issued a heat advisory for the Lower Mainland this week, with temperatures expected in the low 30’s. Ensure you are drinking plenty of water and staying in a cool place. Check in on older family members and neighbours, never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle, and watch for symptoms of heat illness.

If you need places to cool down, visit shaded park areas, the public library, malls, and the Pitt Meadows Family Recreation Centre. For more tips on how to stay cool, visit For more information, visit

June 2021 - COVID-19 Pandemic (ongoing)
The City is actively monitoring updates from local, provincial and federal health authorities and is committed to taking action as directed by these agencies to protect the safety of residents.  Updates will be posted on the City’s social media channels and

Stay Informed

Flood Forecasts and Advisories

Pitt Meadows is most at risk of flooding in May and June. Know your flood risk and be prepared to act.

The City monitors river levels with gauges in several locations, and works with the Province of B.C. to prepare for potential flooding.

Evacuation Alerts and Orders

The City of Pitt Meadows may issue an Evacuation Alert or Evacuation Order in response to major disasters or emergencies. Learn more about evacuations.

Additional Rescources

Remember to stay calm and follow instructions from local authorities during an emergency.

Find additional resources to help prepare yourself and your family for emergencies:

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