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The high water advisory for the Nicola River and Nicola Lake has now been lifted.

Water was released from Nicola Dam last week at over 43-cubic meters per second but that has eased considerably this week.

Meanwhile, people in several parts of B-C can breathe a little easier as the threat of flooding dwindles.

But lakefront property owners in the Okanagan are still on alert.

Flood watches and high water advisories have been lifted for the Okanagan, Boundary and Kootenay regions, including the Similkameen, Kettle, West Kettle and Grandby Rivers.

However, Okanagan and Osoyoos Lakes have swollen beyond their normal levels from heavy rain and melting snow and people with lakefront property have been warned to take precautions.

Along with the high water advisories on the Nicola River, they have also been cancelled for the Bella Coola River, but remain for the Nechako River at Vanderhoof.

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