Alberta Emergency Alert - High Water Level Alert Updated

Advisory: High Water Level (Updated Apr 24, 2018 at 03:15 PM)

Advisory: High Water Level

Updated Apr 24, 2018 at 03:15 PM

Source: Red Deer County

Issued: Apr 24, 2018 at 03:15 PM


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. Water levels in the Medicine River have stabilized but remain high. Localized flooding of roads and property may still occur as river levels fluctuate.

The voluntary evacuation for Silver Lagoon subdivision is lifted. Sand bags are available at the Spruceview Fire Hall and the Markerville Community Hall for affected residents. The Alberta Health Services boil water advisory for Silver Lagoon subdivision and Red Lodge Estates remains in effect until further notice. 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 Contact the County at 403-350-2150 if your property is impacted by flooding. 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.

Additional information:

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