Winterization alert – Prevent further flood damage by safely heating your home or business this winter.
Following the flood, The City facilitated several open houses and conducted door-knocking campaigns in flood affected neighbourhoods. Attached is a Flood Recovery Operations FAQs document providing clarity and information pertaining to the outstanding questions captured at these events. This will be ongoing and regularly updated as information is collected throughout the recovery process.
- Bow and Elbow River boating advisory issued: The Calgary Fire Department continues to advise Calgarians against partaking in boating activities in any type of watercraft on the Bow and Elbow Rivers until further notice . . . more info
- City Landfills: Regular landfill rates are now in effect.
- Service in Flood-Affected Areas: Normal waste collection in flood-affected neighbourhoods are now in operation.
- Disaster Recovery Program frequently asked questions – Government of Alberta (PDF)
Flood recovery operations
Framework has been developed in order to document the activities to be undertaken by The City of Calgary as recovery from the June flood transitions from immediate relief to long-term community restoration, rehabilitation and resiliency. Download 2013 Flood Recovery Framework to learn more.
Information for property owners
If your home or property was affected by the 2013 flooding, you may be eligible to receive financial assistance from the Government of Alberta's Disaster Recovery Program (DRP). Here you can also find information on DRP office locations.
For more information on the DRP, download the Alberta Government Rebuilding Alberta Frequently Asked Questions document.
Information for residents
Service Alberta oversees and enforces Alberta’s Residential Tenancies Act, the legislation that sets out the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants in Alberta.
The following links provide useful for landlords and tenants.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Flood recovery projects
Elbow River pedestrian bridges replacement project
Riverbank stabilization and critical erosion sites
Expert Management Plan on River Flood Mitigation
The City of Calgary has established an expert panel and a program to review Calgary's flood mitigation efforts. It will also investigate ways of reducing and managing river flood risks to Calgary in the future.
Impact to City operations
Flood related clean up volunteering