BC Debris Flow Hazard Awareness

Debris flows are fast-moving mixtures of water, sediment, boulders and logs that flow down steep mountain creeks. In recent years, debris flows have caused fatalities, near misses and significant property damage in the Kootenays.

This document (pdf) is intended to help you understand this hazard in the Kootenay Region, identify some indicators that could be cause for concern and learn how to report a potential emergency.

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