Flood information session in Lethbridge

Global News

Questions are swirling across southern Alberta following the widespread flooding in June.

The government of Alberta is hoping to answer some of those questions in an information session for people affected by the flood.

“Anyone who has property that has been impacted by the flooding or anyone that has a concern about the future developments around flood areas, even if they didn’t get flooded this time, could attend and get some really good information about mitigation and plans going forward,” says Lethbridge West MLA Greg Weadick.

The province has mapped out areas they say are floodways and flood fringe areas but for community officials in Fort Macleod, the map is leaving them with even more questions.

“We have photos of the 1995 flood, and I’m looking at the mapping they sent out and comparing it, there are areas that were under water that aren’t covered in the mapping”, says Chief…

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