Spring Breakup Information
The Village of Fort Simpson has staff in position to monitor the ice conditions and water levels of the Liard and Mackenzie Rivers. A Flood Committee consisting of representatives from all support agencies will be meeting on an as-required basis to monitor the ice and flood conditions. Should conditions develop that require the evacuation of some or all residents from the island, the following procedures have been put in place to deal with the emergency. The procedures are based on water levels as determined at the water gauge on the Mackenzie River.