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Flooding in Calgary: Stay informed

Calgary is at its greatest risk of flooding from May 15 to July 15. Stay up to date with conditions and ensure you are prepared to act.

Emergency notification resources

Flooding occurs quickly and with little warning. To stay connected, keep track of the resources below:

  • Watch and listen to local media stations.
  • Listen for and sign up for Alberta emergency alerts.
    Alberta Emergency Alerts interrupt local broadcasting on television and radio stations with information about the emergency. You can also download the AEA app to a smart device to receive notifications.
  • Check the Alberta Environment Advisories and Warnings page.
    The page contains advisories, warnings or watches that are in place so you can be prepared for severe weather and the possibility of flooding.
  • Download Alberta Environment's river monitoring app for iTunes or Android.
  • Check The Weather Network for the latest weather advisories.
  • Check Environment Canada for weather advisories posted by the Government of Canada.

City of Calgary alerts and notices

In the event emergency response measures are needed, The City will share information via local media, social media and on The City's website.


Stay conn​ected

During Flood Readiness season, The City of Calgary sends e-newsletters to subscribers who want receive flood-related information. Interested in receiving these updates? Register today and you’ll receive the next edition in your inbox.

Past editions are available by clicking the links below:

Current river status

Check Alberta’s River Monitoring Centre for Bow and Elbow River flow information.