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Alberta joined the Flood Damage Reduction Program in 1989 signing a combined General and Mapping Agreement. The FDRP builds on previous mapping work done by the province. The 100-year flood has been used to designate 14 flood risk areas to date. These designated areas are divided into two zones, the floodway, where further development is discouraged, and the flood fringe where flood proofed development is possible.
Is your property in an area that is subject of recurrent and severe flooding?
If your community is listed below, it is in a "Designated" area. Provide the designation name to the contact when requesting a flood risk map.
|Athabasca||Athabasca||Designated 1994-09-20||54 43 / 113 17|
|Black Diamond||Black Diamond||Designated 1996-09||50 42 / 114 14|
|Calgary||Calgary||Designated 1996-05||51 03 / 114 05|
|Camrose||Camrose||Designated 1995-06-28||53 01 / 112 50|
|Canmore||Canmore||Designated 1994-06-15||51 05 / 115 21|
|Cardston||Cardston||Designated 1994-06-29||49 12 / 113 18|
|Cochrane||Cochrane||Designated 1991-01||51 11 / 114 28|
|Fort MacLeod||Fort MacLeod||Designated 1992-01-14||49 43 / 113 25|
|Medicine Hat||Medicine Hat||Designated 1991-02-12||50 03 / 110 40|
|Pincher Creek||Pincher Creek||Designated 1994-11-23||49 29 / 113 57|
|Ponoka||Ponoka||Designated 1994-11-16||52 42 / 113 35|
|Red Cliff||Medicine Hat||Designated 1991-02-12|
|Red Deer||Red Deer||Designated 1995-10||52 16 / 113 48|
|Slave Lake||Slave Lake||Designated 1993-10-12||55 17 / 114 46|
|St. Albert||St. Albert||Designated 1991-01-16||53 38 / 113 38|
|Turner Valley||Black Diamond||Designated 1996-09|
To view a map, contact:
For more information, contact:
Sustainable Water Management
Environmental Stewardship Branch
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H3
River Engineering Team
Oxbridge Place, 11th Floor
Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2J6
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