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August 24, 2015 12:08 PM

Chestermere Flood Response – Chestermere submits application to Disaster Recovery Program

Chestermere Emergency Management staff have submitted the City’s initial application to the Provincial Disaster Recovery Program. However, the City is still requesting that any flood impacted residents report their damage as soon as possible to ensure the...

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August 20, 2015 4:01 PM

Council Flood Response Report - August 20, 2015

Yesterday, August 19, Council held a meeting for flood affected residents outlining what has been happening since the flood in July. Below is a summary of the report...

Below are a few ways we’ve been working to assist those impacted by the flooding in...

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July 20, 2015 3:18 PM

Chestermere Flood Response – July 20, 2015

Situation Update from Chestermere Emergency Management:
• All storm ponds are continuing to drain or hold steady. The Westmere pond has returned to its normal operating level.
• City and CUI staff are continuing to monitor the storm ponds and storm...

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July 18, 2015 3:18 PM

Invermere Drive is now open. Thank you for your patience!

Invermere Drive is now open. Thank you for your patience!

July 17, 2015 6:24 PM

Flood Response Update - July 17 at 5:30 pm

*Please note: Unless there is a significant change in the situation, this will be the last update from the City until Monday.

Update from Chestermere Emergency Management:
• All storm ponds are continuing to drain or hold steady.
• There were two...

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July 17, 2015 11:06 AM

Chestermere Flood Response - 10:00 a.m

Situation Update from Chestermere Emergency Management:
• All storm ponds are currently holding steady.
• CUI crews continued to pump out Westmere pond overnight and the pond dropped approximately 24 inches.
• City and CUI staff are continuing to...

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July 16, 2015 6:54 PM

Chestermere Flood Response - Update July 16 at 6pm

The City and its partners are doing everything they can to respond to the storms of the past few days and prepare for more precipitation including the following:
• In order to allow for the most efficient pumping of Westmere Pond and drainage over the...

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July 16, 2015 1:46 PM

Flood Response Update - Invermere Drive Partially Closed July 16, 12:30 pm

12:30 pm July 15, 2015– For immediate release
• In order to allow for the most efficient pumping of Westmere Pond and drainage over the road into the ditch, the City has closed Invermere Drive between Chestermere Boulevard and the intersection at...

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July 16, 2015 11:51 AM

Flood Response Update - July 16 at 11:00 a.m.

The City and its partners are doing everything they can to respond to the storms of the past few days and prepare for more precipitation including:
• Sweeping streets. Please do not park your vehicle on the street to allow sweepers to collect as much...

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July 15, 2015 6:58 PM

Chestermere flood response & preparation for more rain

The City is aware that more rain is forecasted for Chestermere in the next 24 hours.

The City and its partners are doing everything they can to prepare for more precipitation including:
• Pumping out storm ponds. CUI estimates that Westmere pond is...

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July 15, 2015 5:29 PM

Flood Response Update - July 15 at 4:30 p.m.

Flood Response Update – July 15 at 4:30 p.m.

Situation Update from Chestermere Emergency Management:

• We are now collecting information from homes that had flooding damage even if they did not call 911 on Sunday or yesterday.
o Please email your...

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July 15, 2015 1:00 PM

Information for Homeowners with Flooding

Information is available from SYNERGY with a list of resources to call for assistance.

Information is also available from the City of recommended steps to respond to flooding in your home.

For emergency assistance please call 911.

For non emergency...

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July 15, 2015 12:14 PM

Flood Response Update - July 15 11 a.m.

11:00 a.m. July 15, 2015– For immediate release

Situation Update from Chestermere Emergency Management:

Yesterday, July 14, 2015, the City faced a storm with more thunder, lightning, hail and rain.

Some areas of Chestermere reported flooding....

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July 14, 2015 5:38 PM

Flood Response Update - July 14 at 4:30 pm

At approximately 3:30 pm on Tuesday, July 14, 2015, the City faced a storm with more thunder, lightning, hail and rain. Some areas of Chestermere are reporting flooding.

Crews are on scene responding. Residents who believe flooding is affecting their...

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July 14, 2015 2:06 PM

Flood Response Update - July 14 at 1:00 p.m.

Chestermere Flooding Response – Update (July 14, 2015)

1:00 p.m. July 14, 2015– For immediate release

The City is working to provide assistance to residents affected by Sunday’s storm and subsequent flooding.

For all residents:
• There is a forecast...

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July 14, 2015 1:14 PM

July 13 Chestermere Officials Media Interviews

Mayor Matthews, Director of Emergency Management Steve Bagley and President/COO Ray MacIntosh of CUI met with media today at 1:30 to provide an update. They also wanted to pass on their thanks to everyone who has pitched in and showed such community...

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July 13, 2015 4:23 PM

Flood Response Update - July 13 at 3:25 pm

Storm Response Update 3:25pm
The City has ended the Alberta Emergency Alert but City Staff are working hard to provide assistance to those affected.
Here's where things are at:
- There was some rain in Chestermere this afternoon but staff are on high...

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July 12, 2015 8:34 PM

Flood Response Update - July 12 at 7:30 p.m.

Many of the urgent situations reported earlier today have been attended to.
In addition, here are a few updates on the situation in Chestermere:
- Upwards of 300 homes were affected
- West Merganser Drive is still closed from Lakeside Greens Drive to...

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July 12, 2015 11:30 AM

Flood Response Update - July 12 at 10:30 am

Storm Response Update 10:30 am

Alberta Environment has ended the severe thunderstorm warning for Chestermere but City Staff are working hard to respond to the situation. Here's where things are at:

- Fortis Alberta has been informed and is working on...

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July 12, 2015 12:19 PM

#ABStorm Resposne Update - the Western Irrigation District is monitoring #Chestermere Lake levels and has them under control. Continue to avoid the water.

July 12, 2015 9:43 AM

Emergency Alert - Flooding in Chestermere

There have been reports of flooding in areas of Chestermere due to the thunderstorm. If you are in the affected area: IF you are experiencing flooding, isolate electronics from the water. Do not enter the water. Contact your insurance provider. Avoid...

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