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Advisory - Alberta Emergency Alert - High Water Level Alert
From: Big Lakes County
Issued: Apr 23, 2020 at 05:16 PM
- Alert: Apr 23, 2020 at 05:16 PM
Area: Big Lakes
Description: Ice build up within the West Prairie River and East Prairie River may cause flooding in low lying areas and affect properties in the immediate area.
Residents in the following areas should prepared to evacuate on short notice: North of the Town of High Prairie and west of the West Prairie River along Township Roads 753, 753A, Range Road 170A, Range Road 171A; North of the Town of High Prairie and east of the West Prairie River and west of Highway 749 along Township Roads 750, 752, and Range Road 171; Along the East Prairie River on Township Road 740 to Township Road 745, Range Road 161, and Range Road 162 This alert is to allow you time to prepare for potential evacuation. You are not required to evacuate at this time. Please share this message with your neighbours and particularly those without access to the internet. Contact Big Lakes County at 780-523-8248 or 780-523-5955 for more information. If you choose to evacuate voluntarily, please register by calling Nicole at 780-523-0108. For additional information listen to REAL Country Radio 93.5 or www.biglakescounty.ca. Remember to follow the recommendations and regulations set by AHS & GoA to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Instruction: You are not required to evacuate at this time. Gather important documents like identification and insurance, and prepare any food and water you need. If an evacuation order is issued, please bring your medication, blankets, sleeping bags, personal items and supplies for family and pets.
Additional information: Broadcast Audio