Be Safe – Be Informed – Be Involved in Your Community!

Sign Up Now For Routine & Emergency Notifications!

We want to make sure our citizens are safe, informed and involved in their communities. CivicReady® Mass Notification System is a communication service available to our residents to receive emergency and routine notifications. You have the ability to customize your notification preferences once signed up. Communications can be received through email, text and/or phone call. Your notification preferences, account information and groups can be managed by signing in below. The information you provide is confidential and will not be shared.

To learn more about the CivicReady Mass Notification System Click Here

What kinds of notifications should you expect to receive?

Community Events

Get notified when any RDOS events are happening in your area ie. Town Hall Meetings, Open Houses, Workshops etc.

(Notification method used: Email Only)

Curbside Garbage and

Recycling Collection

Be informed of changes or concerns to collection of garbage, recycling, yard waste or large items from rural RDOS properties.

(Notification method used: Email & Text Message)

Emergency Notifications

Receive Emergency Operations Center (EOC) updates on evacuation alerts, orders and rescinds, as well as, information regarding sandbag locations, Emergency Support Services (ESS) locations, public information meetings and wildfire updates in your area.

(Notification method used: Email, Text Message and Text-to-Voice Phone Call)

Land Use Changes:


Receive notifications on Bylaw Amendment (rezoning) applications in your area.  Notifications will include dates for Public Information Meetings, Advisory Planning Commission meetings, and Public Hearings.

(Notification method used: Email Only)

Land Use Changes:


Receive notifications for larger projects such as Official Community Plan reviews taking place in your area. 

(Notification method used: Email Only)

Landfills and Recycling

Find out aboutprograms and changes at all RDOS managed Landfills including Campbell Mountain (Penticton), Oliver, Okanagan Falls and Keremeos Landfills. Also be informed about new recycling programs at landfills and at businesses in the community. 

(Notification method used: Email Only)

Public Safety


Alerts or notifications will be issued in the event of a wildlife conflict issue such as: Warning – Bears in your area etc.

(Notification method used: Email Only)

Regional Recreation

Sign up to receive our notifications for the RDOS operated rec programs (Kaleden - Area I, OK Falls - Area D, Naramata - Area E, West Bench - Area F and Similkameen - Area G). Get notified when RDOS recreation events and programs are happening in and around your area, i.e. PAT (Physical Activity Trailer) general recreation and fitness programs, special events. (Currently Electoral Areas D, E, F, G and I only)

(Notification method used: Email Only)

Sewer Systems

Alerts or notifications will be issued for events that directly affect the RDOS owned and managed sewer system and its users such as: system upgrades or construction, maintenance, cleaning, flushing, system issues, or meetings. (Okanagan Falls Treatment Plant, Gallagher Lake Sewer)

(Notification method used: Email, Text Message and Text-to-Voice Phone Call)

Water Systems

Alerts or notifications will be issued for events that directly affect the RDOS owned and managed water system and its users such as: Water Quality Advisories, Boil Water Notices, system upgrades or construction, maintenance related water disruptions, watering restrictions, system issues, or meetings. (Faulder, Naramata, Sage Mesa, Sun Valley, Olalla, West Bench and Willowbrook)

(Notification method used: Email, Text Message and Text-to-Voice Phone Call)

How do I sign up?

It's easy! To create an account: Click on your electoral area on the map below, enter your contact information, select groups and join! Here is a step-by-step guide to assist you with signing up and navigating your CivicReady account: Step-By-Step Guide

If you are already a member - Login HERE

Electoral Area A Electoral Area B Electoral Area C Electoral Area D Electoral Area E Electoral Area F Electoral Area G Electoral Area H Electoral Area I

If you are experiencing difficulties with the 'Clickable Map', use the links below:

Area AArea BArea C
Area DArea EArea F
Area GArea HArea I

For Media (or anyone) interested in receiving notifications for ALL Electoral Areas, please click HERE.

If you wish to be added into more than one Electoral Area (own multiple properties, have family and/or friends in another Electoral Area etc.), please contact with your contact information and indicate with area(s) you would like to be added to. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Need help navigating your account?
Click here for a guide to help walk you through signing in and managing your account.

Can I opt out of these alerts?
Of course! CivicReady is under Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation and you can opt out or change your notifications settings at any time from your CivicReady account.

How do I change the way I receive messages?
Login to your CivicReady account at and click on 'Notifications' on the right-hand column. From there, you will be able to edit the way you receive notifications.

I forgot my password, what do I do?
Simply go to, enter in your email address and press ‘Forgot Password’ and you will be able to reset your password from there.