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Be careful if you are out on Okanagan Lake

With the sun shining many people look to getting out on Okanagan Lake.

However, if you are looking to venture out onto the Lake, please use caution as the heavy spring runoffs from the various creeks have deposited a lot of debris into the lake.

This photo was submitted to us this morning from her paddle session near Rotary Beach.

Photo credit: Denise Egan - Lots of debris near Rotary Beach

Some of the Okanagan creatures may be riding on the debris as well, so be extra careful.

Photo credit: Denise Egan - Floating on the debris

The below photo shows the effect of the Mission Creek debris on Okanagan Lake.

Photo credit: KelownaNow - Mission Creek

This photo shows how far the Mill Creek spill influenced the lake. Further south down the lake you can see the brown staining from the Gellatly Road area.

Photo credit: KelownaNow

Debris from Powers Creek from the Westside of Okanagan Lake.

Photo credit: KelownaNow

Please use extreme caution as some logs may be mostly below surface and may be hard to see in the discolouration.

To see more photos from up high, you can click here to read our VIDEO & PHOTOS: Helicopter view of the Okanagan's flooded areas story.

Photo credit: Denise Egan - Debris near the Hotel Eldorado Hotel launch

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