Opinions clash on Calgary flood mitigation berms

The City of Calgary’s utilities and corporate services committee received its annual flood resiliency update on Wednesday. The committee heard details of the work that’s taking place to protect and mitigate the impacts of a 2013 flood. An expert panel…

Flood forecast: What does 2019 look like for Calgary?

The City of Calgary has launched its flooding readiness program while also weighing in on what this flood season could look like. The prime time for flooding is between May 15 and July 15. Flood risk awareness program manager Sandy…

UCP appoints lawyer in hopes of expediting construction of Springbank Dam

The United Conservative Party is taking steps aimed at speeding up construction of the Springbank Dam, a planned flood mitigation project west of Calgary. The highly contentious off-stream reservoir is one of many federally-, municipally- and provincially-funded projects announced following…

Calgary city councillor disappointed with continued delays in Eau Claire development

The 2013 floods filled Buff Smith’s Sunnyside basement with water. Like many others in her neighbourhood, she wants to know what’s being done to stop that from happening again. “Especially as we get closer to June, I have to say…

Calgary city councillor disappointed with continued delays in Eau Claire development

The 2013 floods filled Buff Smith’s Sunnyside basement with water. Like many others in her neighbourhood, she wants to know what’s being done to stop that from happening again. “Especially as we get closer to June, I have to say…

Calgary city councillor disappointed with continued delays in Eau Claire development

The 2013 floods filled Buff Smith’s Sunnyside basement with water. Like many others in her neighbourhood, she wants to know what’s being done to stop that from happening again. “Especially as we get closer to June, I have to say…

Calgary city councillor disappointed with continued delays in Eau Claire development

The 2013 floods filled Buff Smith’s Sunnyside basement with water. Like many others in her neighbourhood, she wants to know what’s being done to stop that from happening again. “Especially as we get closer to June, I have to say…

Notley says her government will commit to Springbank dam if re-elected

March 22 2019 5:23pm Alberta NDP leader Rachel Notley says that her government will continue to support the Springbank dam if re-elected. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp…

‘Absolutely necessary:’ Alberta buys more land for flood mitigation project in Calgary

The Alberta government has now acquired one fifth of the land it needs for a controversial reservoir west of Calgary that would help protect the city from another massive flood. Transportation Minister Brian Mason says the province bought another two…