Elbow River Flood Mitigation Infrastructure – Update

February 27, 2015 by CRC Action Group in Calgary River Communities, News

The Government of Alberta (GOA)  yesterday (Feb 26, 2015) released the Benefit-Cost Analyses of the three proposed Elbow River upstream flood mitigation projects presently under consideration by the GOA, and the Provincial Flood Damage Assessment Study upon which the benefit-cost analyses were based.  Completion of these studies is an important step toward having flood mitigation infrastructure in place to protect both Calgary and Bragg Creek.   In short, the benefit-cost analyses […]

CRCAG DRP Survey Results

February 6, 2015 by CRC Action Group in News

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Disaster Recovery Program (DRP) Status Survey in December. We had respondents that were impacted by the Bow, Elbow and High Rivers. Respondents were from Calgary, Bragg Creek, High River, Exshaw and the Kananaskis.   Not surprisingly, the survey results tell a story of continuing frustration, mental exhaustion and stress resulting from the DRP process. Homeowners were never expecting the DRP to cover […]

Flood Permit Grant extended to December 31, 2015

February 3, 2015 by CRC Action Group in Calgary River Communities, News

The City of Calgary and Canadian Red Cross (CRC) are working together to help those still in need following the June 2013 flood. A flood grant permit program was created to help residential property owners that have reached their financial limits, pay for City permits to make repairs to their flood damaged property. The grant covers the costs associated with new permit(s) applications that are required to repair, restore or rebuild a […]