Saturday, June 22, 2013

Flood news and Teck update

For all those people in the Pass that work at Teck it appears that Fording River and Coal Mountain operations are down. Line Creek, Greenhills and Elkview operations are running.


More amazing pictures

Southern Alberta braces for rain amid flood warning.

Pictures sent to CBC from people all over Southern Alberta:

Update from the Municipality on the power situation.

Press Release – June 22, 2013 at 1200 hrs
The AltaLink Transmission line was inspected this morning and it is determined that the
risk of power disruption has been alleviated. Discussion with Fortis also indicates their
distributions systems are not in jeopardy at this time. In summary, electrical systems
providing power to the Municipality are not compromised and disruption in power is
not anticipated.
Members of the Municipality’s Emergency Operation Centre and Mayor Decoux were
included in a helicopter reconnaissance of the Municipality and surrounding area. The
flight provided insight into the scope of damage and in preparation for recovery
planning processes.
Residents that have sustained damage during the June 20th flood event are encouraged
to call the Municipal Office starting Monday, June 24th and register with their personal
information in preparation for the Disaster Relief Program.

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