Maybe it’s because we finally convinced people that it’s cold here, but it’s a dry cold. Maybe it’s because so many people associate “prairies” with dry conditions. We don’t know exactly why, but many people don’t realize that Edmonton and the surrounding areas are actually quite prone to flooding. After all, the North Saskatchewan River runs right through us.
The City of Edmonton has a fairly detailed flood prevention program in place to help protect area residents from the effects of flood, but there are a few things you can do to help keep your house and the people in it safe from the devastating impact of flooding. Read More