Flood mitigation and recovery

How government is reducing the risk of flooding and reducing potential damage that could result from a flood.


Apply for funding for flood and drought mitigation projects that promote long-term community resilience.

Learn about flood risks in the steep terrain of Alberta’s mountain regions, and provincial efforts to identify potential hazard areas.

Backcountry public trails affected by the June 2013 flood are being restored and repaired along the eastern slopes of the Rockies.

The province works with TransAlta to protect communities along the Bow River from flooding and drought.

The province is assessing options to mitigate the impacts of both flood and drought on the Bow River.

Information on supports for Albertans, including the Disaster Recovery Program and the Municipal Wildfire Assistance Program.

Flood studies and mapping for Alberta streams and lakes.

Engineering studies on flood mitigation options for Alberta's most flood-prone river basins.

Flood mitigation projects protect the town of High River from Highwood River flooding.

The Southern Alberta Fisheries Habitat Enhancement and Sustainability (FISHES) program focuses on fish habitat restoration.

The Springbank Off-stream Reservoir is a dry reservoir that will store water temporarily during a flood.

Apply for funding for projects that enhance watershed resiliency to floods and droughts.