Emergency Alerts

Emergency alerts in the Municipal District of Greenview.

Spring Flooding Update #9 with Map

As of 9:00 a.m. today there are 28 roads closed throughout Greenview and 70 hazardous locations that are identified and being monitored in Greenview’s municipal roadways. An AEMA information alert remains in effect. New road closures have been added in the DeBolt and Valleyview South areas. The map has been updated to reflect the changes from the weekend.

Flood conditions are stabilizing throughout the municipality. As conditions improve and locations are approved to reopen barricades and signs will be removed. Do not move or drive through barricades or cut hazard tape. Repair work has begun and roads along school bus routes will be prioritized.

Field staff are responding to flood calls over the weekend and our Operations Department is tracking concerns. You can reach Operations at 780-524-7602 or contact the area supervisor for your region: Ron Pollack at 780-524-7607 for Valleyview, Sunset House, Sweathouse, New Fish Creek, Ridgevalley, and Little Smoky; or Robert Kazakawich at 780-524-6086 for DeBolt, Puskwaskau, Grovedale and Grande Cache.

Flood conditions in the Hamlets of DeBolt and Ridgevalley are challenging the municipal water and sewer systems. Pumping flood water into the municipal sewer systems is prohibited. Water from run off, down spouts, basement sumps, and weeping tile must be pumped to surface drainage rather than into the domestic systems. The systems are not built to accommodate large volumes of surface water, they are designed to receive domestic sewage only.

Spring Flooding Impacted Roads April 30, 2018

2018 Spring Flood Map – Update 9

 

Spring Flooding Update #8

 

Spring Flooding Master List 2018.04.29

As of 8:00 a.m. today there are 26 roads closed throughout Greenview and 64 hazardous locations that are identified and being monitored in Greenview’s municipal roadways. An AEMA information alert remains in effect. New road closures have been added over night in the DeBolt, Sunset House, and Grovedale areas. Maps will be updated on Monday to reflect the changes from the weekend.

As conditions improve and locations are approved to reopen barricades and signs will be removed. Do not move or drive through barricades or cut hazard tape. Repair work has begun and roads along school bus routes will be prioritized. Field staff are responding to flood calls over the weekend. If urgent concerns arise please contact the area supervisor for your region: Ron Pollack at 780-524-7607 for Valleyview, Sunset House, Sweathouse, New Fish Creek, Ridgevalley, and Little Smoky; or Robert Kazakawich at 780-524-6086 for DeBolt, Puskwaskau, Grovedale and Grande Cache.

Flood conditions in the Hamlets of DeBolt and Ridgevalley are challenging the municipal water and sewer systems. Pumping flood water into the municipal sewer systems is prohibited. Water from run off, down spouts, basement sumps, and weeping tile must be pumped to surface drainage rather than into the domestic municipal sewer systems. This system is not built to accommodate large volumes of surface water, it is designed to receive domestic sewage only.

Spring Flooding Update #7

As of 9:00 a.m. today there are 23 roads closed throughout Greenview and 65 hazardous locations in the municipal roadways. New road closures have been added over night in the DeBolt, Sunset House/Sweathouse, and Grovedale areas. Maps will be updated on Monday to reflect the changes which take place over the weekend. Field staff are responding to flood calls that come in over the weekend. If urgent concerns arise please contact the area supervisor for your region: Ron Pollack at 780-524-7607 for Valleyview, Sunset House, Sweathouse, New Fish Creek, Ridgevalley, and Little Smoky; or Robert Kazakawich at 780-524-6086 for DeBolt, Puskwaskau, Grovedale and Grande Cache.

An AEMA information alert remains in effect. As conditions improve and locations are approved to reopen barricades and signs will be removed. Do not move or drive through barricades or cut hazard tape. Recovery plans are underway, roads along school bus routes will be prioritized for repairs.

Flood conditions in the Hamlets of DeBolt and Ridgevalley are challenging the municipal water and sewer systems. All property owners are reminded that pumping flood water into the municipal sewer systems is prohibited. Water from run off, down spouts, basement sumps, and weeping tile must be pumped to surface drainage rather than into the domestic municipal sewer systems. This system is not built to accommodate large volumes of surface water, it is designed to receive domestic sewage only.

Spring Flooding Master List 2018.04.28

Spring Flooding Update #6 Includes Map

The DeBolt, Valleyview and Sunset House/Sweathouse areas have had additional road closures in the past 24 hours. Barricades and signs are being placed at roads affected by flooding. As conditions improve and locations are approved to reopen by Operations Staff barricades and signs will be removed. Do not bypass or move barricades or travel through water covered roads as there may be hidden hazards including washouts and erosion. Currently 16 roads remain closed in DeBolt, Valleyview South, New Fish Creek, Puskwaskau, Sunset House and Little Smoky. There are 62 hazards marked, down from 82 hazardous locations yesterday.

Field staff will be responding to flood calls that come in over the weekend. If urgent concerns arise please contact the area supervisor for your region: Ron Pollack at 780-524-7607 for Valleyview, Sunset House, Sweathouse, New Fish Creek, Ridgevalley, and Little Smoky; or Robert Kazakawich at 780-524-6086 for DeBolt, Puskwaskau, Grovedale and Grande Cache.

Spring Flooding Update #5 Includes Map

Melting snow continues to cause flooding in the Municipal District of Greenview resulting in road closures. Overland flooding is impacting areas throughout the municipal district and additional locations may be affected in the next few days. Barricades and signs are being placed at affected roads. Additional road closures are added and are identified daily, in other areas hazards have been marked with signs but the roads are still passable. Sandbags are also available for residents who are concerned about flooding. Please call the Operations Department at 780-524-7602 to report new roads that are flooded or pick up sand bags. We appreciate residents’ patience as we respond to the calls related to this incident.

Spring Flooding 2018 04 27 – Update 5

2018 Spring Flood Map – Update 5

Spring Flooding Impacted Roads_April 27_2018

Spring Flooding Detour Advisory – Highway 736 DeBolt

Hwy 736 is closed north of DeBolt and a detour is in effect due to flooding. Alberta Transportation has installed signage at DeBolt to alert the public. Traffic is being detoured along Range Road 13 north of Highway 43, east on Township Road 724A to Highway 736.

Township Road 730 in the DeBolt area is also closed to non-local traffic between Range Road 22 and 23 and a temporary bridge has been installed. There are currently twelve closed roads marked in red on the table below.

Next update will be provided tomorrow morning with new maps and additional flood locations. Spring Flooding – Detour Advisory 2018 04 26

Spring Flooding Update #4 Includes Map

Melting snow continues to cause flooding in the Municipal District of Greenview resulting in road closures. Overland flooding is impacting areas throughout Greenview and additional locations may be affected in the next few days. Barricades and signs are being placed at affected roads. Yesterday additional road closures were added and are identified, in other areas hazards have been marked with signs but the roads are still passable. Sandbags are also available for residents who are concerned about flooding. Please call the Operations Department at 780-524-7602 to report new roads that are flooded or pick up sand bags. We appreciate residents’ patience as we respond to the calls related to this incident.

Spring Flooding 2018 04 26 – Update 4

2018 Spring Flood Map – Update 4

Spring Flooding Update #3 Includes Map

Melting snow continues to cause flooding in the Municipal District of Greenview resulting in road closures. Overland flooding is impacting areas throughout Greenview and additional locations may be affected in the next few days. Barricades and signs are being placed at affected roads. Sandbags are also available for residents who are concerned about flooding. Please call the Operations Department at 780-524-7602 to report new roads that are flooded or pick up sand bags. Questions from the public can be directed to staff at the contact information below. We appreciate residents’ patience as we respond to the calls related to this incident.

Spring Flooding 2018 – Update 3

2018 Spring Flood Map – Update 3

Spring Flooding Update #2 Includes Map

Melting snow continues to cause flooding in Greenview resulting in road closures. Overland flooding is moving from the north to southeast affecting New Fish Creek, Sunset House, Sweathouse and the Valleyview rural area. Localized flooding is also reported in DeBolt, Ridgevalley, Puskwaskau and Little Smoky. Barricades and signs are being placed at affected locations and sandbags are available. Call Operations at 780-524-7602 to report new roads that are flooded or pick up sand bags. We appreciate residents’ patience as we respond to the calls related to this incident.

Spring Flooding 2018 – Update 2

2018 Spring Flood Map 2

Spring Flooding Update #1 Includes Map

Flooding continues to impact some areas of Greenview. If you encounter a flooded road that is not included in the map or media release below, please contact Greenview Operations Division at 780-524-7602 or contact the Roads Supervisor for your area. Ron Pollack (780-524-7607) is the Roads Supervisor for all areas east of DeBolt and Robert Kazakawich (780-524-6086) is the Roads Supervisor for DeBolt and the western part of Greenview. We appreciate residents’ patience as we respond to the high volume of calls related to this incident.

Spring Flooding 2018 – Update 1

2018 Spring Flood Map 1