Peace River Flood Study Update and Public Engagement
The Government of Alberta has released draft flood maps meant to improve public safety, support emergency management, and help build safer and more resilient communities over the long term.
Share your thoughts on the draft flood maps by going to https://www.alberta.ca/flood-mapping-engagements.aspx by January 15, 2021.
The multi-year study started in fall 2015 and technical work on all components is now complete.
The Government of Alberta recognizes there is tremendous interest in the study and new flood mapping products. They are currently seeking public feedback on major study components as part of their study finalization process, including flood inundation maps that support local emergency response.
The planning future municipal review and public engagement opportunities for other study components, including flood hazard maps used to inform long-term planning are currently underway and the Government of Alberta will provide an update when more information becomes available.
Participate in the engagement process and submit feedback by Friday, January 15, 2021 at 4:30 pm.
The Peace River Hazard Study is being completed under the provincial Flood Hazard Identification Program, the goals of which include enhancement of public safety and reduction of future flood damages through the identification of river and flood hazards.
More information about the Alberta Flood Hazard Identification Program can be found at:
If you have any questions regarding this work, the project engagement and education specialist, Julia Frohlich, can be contacted via email at email@example.com or call 403.355.2494
Additional Fact Sheets from the Government of Alberta: