River flooding in Calgary

High river flow season is May 15 - July 15

Please note:  With most of the snowpack gone and no significant rain in the forecast to create river flood risk, the 2022 high river flow season has ended for Calgary. The daily river condition updates will return in May 2023.

Looking for updates? Sign up for our flood e-newsletter to get the latest news on river conditions, tips and resources during high river flow season.

Flood resources


We can’t prevent flooding entirely, and it can happen quickly with little or no warning. Protecting our community and citizens from flooding is a shared responsibility – we all have a role to play.

View flood maps

Know your flood risk. Search for your property on our flood mapping tool to see if you are at risk for flooding.

Prepare for flooding

Take steps to reduce flood damage to your home, and ensure your family knows what to do if a flood happens.

Stay Informed

Sign up for e-mail alerts and find a list of flood notification resources, including City of Calgary emergency notices.

Flood mitigation projects


Calgary is better prepared today for flood events like the one in 2013. We’ve taken steps to reduce Calgary’s exposure to flood damage that have reduced our flood risk by 55%. Learn more about our short and long-term actions.

West Eau Claire Flood Barrier

Heritage Drive Flood Barrier