Seymour River Slide - Emergency Response Seymour River Slide - Emergency Response <div class="ExternalClass042073F763F149E09721CFC5B6A49B4D"><p>The emergency potential was significant as the slide involved approximately 50,000 cubic metres of rock that could have resulted in downstream flooding and potentially dangerous conditions in the slide area.</p><p>Metro Vancouver staff from a number of departments responded quickly and worked in close cooperation with our municipal partner, the District of North Vancouver, the RCMP, North Shore Search and Rescue, the North Shore Emergency Management Office, and provincial and federal government ministries to manage the emergency, including warning the public of the danger in the area.</p><p>This <a href="" target="_blank"> <span style="text-decoration:underline;">video</span></a> of the slide shows how rapidly the Seymour River was running and some of the massive pieces of rock involved. </p></div>|#08524215-2a3b-4829-9825-f56a6017495c;L0|#008524215-2a3b-4829-9825-f56a6017495c|Issue 5;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClass3B30854EE9714FE9B83392DEF46FBC2B"><p>During an emergency, collaboration is vital and Metro Vancouver partners successfully collaborated on December 7 when a large rock slide partially blocked the Seymour River in the <a href="/services/parks/parks-greenways-reserves/lower-seymour-conservation-reserve" target="_blank">Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve</a>. </p> </div>0