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Surrey Alerts - Air Quality Advisory

Metro Vancouver has issued an Air Quality Advisory for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley due to wildfire smoke.

Get the current Air Quality Status.

Heat Related Updates

Keep up to date with water restrictions and the fire danger rating.

Heat-related illnesses are more likely during long periods of hot weather. Everyone is at risk of heat-related illness.

Those most vulnerable to high temperatures include young children, pregnant women, the elderly, those working or exercising in the heat, persons with chronic illnesses, people living alone in un-air-conditioned homes, and the homeless.

For more information on heat-related illness, call HealthLinkBC at 811.

During the Environment Canada Heat Advisory people are encouraged to use air conditioned services and facilities that already exist in the neighborhood as cooling places.

Tips for Keeping Cool

  1. Drink plenty of cool water. Drink before you become thirsty especially if you are sweating.
  2. Wear sun protection equipment and products (e.g. hat, sunscreen).
  3. Seniors, at-risk groups including people with chronic and pre-existing illnesses, and children should take extra care to stay hydrated and cool.
  4. Stay indoors where it's cool. Schedule activities for early morning or late evening when it is cooler.
  5. Avoid strenuous activity during the hottest parts of the day (12-4pm). Find shaded or cool places for play and/or recreation.
  6. Leave your pet at home. Don't leave your pet locked inside your vehicle. Provide pets with shade and fresh water. Don't walk pets on hot cement.
  7. Check on your neighbours and friends.
  8. Seek medical attention if you experience symptoms that are out of the ordinary, such as: heavy sweating, paleness, muscle cramps, fatigue, dizziness, and/or headache or nausea

Visit HealthLinkBC for more information.

If you suspect someone is suffering from heat related illness get to a clinic or emergency room or call 911 in case of emergency.

Places to Stay Cool

You can stay cool in your local community centrelibrary, spray park or a heavily shaded park to avoid severe heat.

Some heavily shaded parks include:

Reporting a Problem

  • For any emergency situation where there is an immediate threat to public safety, call 9-1-1.
  • For trees across power lines, call the BC Hydro Emergency line at 1-888-769-3766.
  • For non-emergency issues, Report a Problem online, or call our Service Request Line between Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm at 604-591-4152.
  • For issues such as branches and trees on the roadway, low water pressure, or any non-emergency situation that is impacting City infrastructure (including parks), Report a Problem online, or call our Service Request Line at 604-591-4152.

Road Closures

See any current closures or obstructions on the Road Closures page.

For transit disruptions, check the TransLink website for updates.

Power Outages

Check the BC Hydro outage map or list to see if your power outage has been reported and follow BC Hydro Twitter for updates.

City Facility Closures and Power Outages

Community Facility Name Status
Cloverdale Cloverdale Arena Open
Cloverdale Cloverdale Recreation Centre Open
Cloverdale Don Christian Recreation Centre
Open
Cloverdale Surrey Animal Resource Centre Open
Cloverdale Historic Stewart Farm Open
Fleetwood Fleetwood Community Centre
Open
Fleetwood Surrey Sport and Leisure Complex - Aquatics Open
Fleetwood Surrey Sport and Leisure Complex - Arena Open
Guildford

Guildford Recreation Centre
includes Guildford Aquatics Centre

 

Open
Guildford Fraser Heights Recreation Centre Open
Newton Newton Arena
Open
Newton Newton Recreation Centre
Open
Newton Newton Senior Centre
Open
North Surrey Bridgeview Community Centre
Open
North Surrey Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre
Open
North Surrey Bear Creek Pavilion
Open
North Surrey North Surrey Recreation Centre
includes North Surrey Pool
Open
North Surrey Surrey Arts Centre Open
North Surrey North Surrey Arena
Open
South Surrey Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre Open
South Surrey Kensington Prairie Community Centre
Open
South Surrey South Surrey Arena
Open
South Surrey South Surrey Pool Open
South Surrey South Surrey Recreation Centre
Open