NewsRegional News RDKB, emergency personnel prepare for more Boundary flooding SHARE ON: Wylie Henderson, staff Tuesday, May. 15th, 2018 Photo Credit: Fortis BC The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary is advising residents to prepare for another high water event in the next 48-72 hours. RDKB Emergency Operations Centre Director Chris Marsh says river levels remain high, and are expected to rise again with warm weather and rain in the forecast. //www.mygrandforksnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/FLOOD-PREP-1-LEVELS.wav He says emergency personnel are working on fixing dikes and roads while preparing for another surge of high water. //www.mygrandforksnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/FLOOD-PREP-2-PREPARING.wav Marsh says he’s heard reports that residents are returning to their homes while still under evacuation order. He advises against that as it’s unsafe for residents and emergency personnel. //www.mygrandforksnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/FLOOD-PREP-3-EVAC-AREAS.wav Over 1,500 properties remain on evacuation order and 3,000 residents are displaced as a result. The Emergency Operations Centre is currently staffed at Level 3 which includes regular communication with provincial partners. Click here for the latest regarding evacuation alerts and orders.