Alberta Emergency Alert - High Water Level Alert Updated

Advisory: High Water Level (Updated Apr 23, 2018 at 10:05 PM)

Advisory: High Water Level

Updated Apr 23, 2018 at 10:05 PM

Source: Red Deer County

Issued: Apr 23, 2018 at 10:05 PM

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Description: Alberta Emergency Alert - High Water Level Alert Updated

The ice jam on the Little Red Deer River at Highway 587 has subsided and water levels are receding. Localized flooding of roads and property may still occur as river levels fluctuate. Highway 587 has reopened between Range Road 23 and Range Road 25.

The Cottonwood Gordon Hall reception centre is now closed. The voluntary evacuation for Silver Lagoon subdivision remains in effect. Sand bags are available at the Spruceview Fire Hall for affected residents. Alberta Health Services has issued a boil water advisory for Silver Lagoon subdivision and Red Lodge Estates. Residents located within 5 km of flooded areas are advised to exercise caution with drinking water and to boil water as a cautionary measure. Information on boil water advisories is available at www.ahs.ca/eph Call 9-1-1 for emergencies.

Area: Red Deer County

Action to take:

  • Move to high ground
  • Avoid rivers, valleys and low lying areas
  • Follow the directions of local authorities
  • Take all necessary precautions
  • Avoid the area.

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