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Flooding in Calgary

Flooding can occur at any time with little to no warning. The period from May 15 to July 15 is when we are most likely to experience flooding. Historically, this is when we experience our largest rainfalls. Understand, prepare and stay informed by knowing your flood ​risk, checking the flood maps, and preparing for flood conditions.

Flood Recovery

Help build Calgary's resiliency to flooding. Workshops and open houses are taking place Oct. 18 - Nov. 5.

The City is committed to making Calgary a safe, flood resilient community. The 2013 flood caused significant social and economic disruption and unprecedented damages. The road from recovery to resiliency is a complex, long term process over many years with short, medium and long term milestones. See how we've recovered from the 2013 flood and continue to build a stronger Calgary.

Calgary flood maps
Flood fringe maps, flood plain mapping, flood hazard zones by community, flood inundation maps and mapping the 2013 flood.
Understanding flooding
Learn how flooding can occur, the triggers, the communities most impacted, and how The City monitors flood conditions.
Flood readiness
Know your flood risk, what you can do to prepare your home, family or business, what to do when flooding occurs, and what The City is doing.
Stay Informed
Current conditions and updates
Check current flood conditions, sign up for the latest updates or newsletters, and access available resources to protect yourself from potential flood damage.
Mitigation / Recovery
Mitigation and recovery projects
Learn what The City is doing to build flood resiliency, and what flood mitigation work has been completed and what work is upcoming.
After Flooding
What to do after flooding
Learn how you can clean up after a flood, and what The City of Calgary is doing with its flood recovery work.

We want to hear what you have to say

If you have any questions, comments or suggestions for The City of Calgary on flood recovery or resiliency, please fill out an online service request or call 311.