Advisory: High Water Level
Updated Jun 12, 2018 at 04:22 PM
Source: Municipal District of Lesser Slave River No. 124
Issued: Jun 12, 2018 at 04:22 PM
Description: High Water Level Alert Updated
Nine Mile Point access area from west as east entrance is water covered. Eating Creek and Marten Beach residents are advised to stay away from flooded areas. Highway 88 is washed out and closed. Highway 2 at the Mooney Creek bridge is down to one lane. Power Outages
Road access to the entrance of Nine Mile Point is water covered east to the pond. Access the neighbourhood from the west. Higher water levels could strand residents. Take necessary precautions. Eating Creek and Marten Beach residents are advised to stay away from areas as threat continues to be high and road structure is unstable. Displaced residents are asked to check in at the Reception Centre set up at the MD Administration office from 8:15 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. or call 780-849-4888. There is a full highway closure on highway 88 at kilometer sixteen. Marten Beach residents and other traffic on the north side of this closure will have to take an alternate route through High Prairie or Wabasca as there will be no through access and are instructed to avoid the area. There is no estimated time that Highway 88 will be reopened but not expected within the next 48 hours. Visit https://511.alberta.ca for up to date information. Highway two at the Mooney Creek bridge is down to one lane. Any household without electricity is encouraged to visit the ATCO power outage website at http://www.atcoelectric.com/Safety/Power-Outages/Outage-Map.
Action to take:
- Move to high ground and avoid areas
- Follow the directions of local authorities
- Visit www.mdlsr.ca for updates and for instructions provided that may apply to your area or call 780-849-4888.
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