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Flooding in Calgary

Current river status
Check Alberta's River Monitoring Centre for Bow and Elbow River flow information

Flooding can occur at any time with little to no warning. May 15 to July 15 is when we receive our largest rainfalls and are most likely to experience flooding.

Understand, prepare and stay informed by knowing your flood ​risk and how to prepare for flood conditions.

For a history of the 2013 flood, see Calgary 2013 flood.

 
Access emergency notification resources to stay informed.
 
Determine your flood risk, and what you can do to prepare for flood season.
 
Access flood maps, as well as flood hazard zones by community.
 
Learn about types of flooding, our rivers and river flow rates.
 
Learn about the Flood Mitigation Measures Assessment, and what we are doing to build resilience.
 
Develop a strategy for returning home, and cleaning after a flood.