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Public Notice

June 1, 2017

To residence of the Rural Municipality of Kelsey who have property on flood prone land inside permanent dyke systems:

The Rural Municipality of Kelsey would like you to be aware there is a potential for high water again in June/July of this year.  The water levels on the Saskatchewan River and Carrot River remain high and those levels may increase with the spring melt that will come from Alberta.

The R.M. of Kelsey encourages you to take this time, to assess your low lying property and make the necessary changes to prevent future flooding.

 

If you have any questions or concerns or would like to report any significant change in water levels you can contact the R.M. Administration Office during regular office hours at 204-623-7474 or the R.M. of Kelsey Emergency Coordinator Lori Forbes 24 hours a day at 204-623-0899.

 

April 25, 2017

Saskatchewan River at The Pas as well as Carrot River at Bracken Dam;

Levels continue to drop however we are still monitoring and will update as conditions change.

We still encourage you take appropriate action to protect your property and store your valuable items in a safe location.  If you would like to sandbag your low-lying buildings please contact us and we will supply a load of sand and bags that can be delivered to your property for your convenience.  We will not provide manpower or poly.

If you have any questions or concerns or would like to report any significant change in water levels you can contact the R.M. Administration Office during regular office hours at 204-623-7474 or the R.M. of Kelsey Emergency Coordinator Lori Forbes 24 hours a day at 204-623-0899.  We are closely monitoring the situation and will be updating the R.M. of Kelsey website (www.rmofkelsey.ca) as information becomes available.

 

April 19, 2017

Updating ice jam forecast for R.M. of Kelsey residents on the north side of the dyking system; Ice is still intact at the mouth of the Carrot River and the Saskatchewan River. This ice jam may cause water to rise on the Carrot River 6 inches to 1 foot.

We encourage you take appropriate action to protect your property and store your valuable items in a safe location.  If you would like to sandbag your low-lying buildings please contact us and we will supply a load of sand and bags that can be delivered to your property for your convenience.  We will not provide manpower or poly.

If you have any questions or concerns or would like to report any significant change in water levels you can contact the R.M. Administration Office during regular office hours at 204-623-7474 or the R.M. of Kelsey Emergency Coordinator Lori Forbes 24 hours a day at 204-623-0899.  We are closely monitoring the situation and will be updating the R.M. of Kelsey website (www.rmofkelsey.ca) as information becomes available.

 

April 18, 2017

Updating ice jam forecast for R.M. of Kelsey residents on the north side of the dyking system; Ice is still intact at the mouth of the Carrot River and the Saskatchewan River. This ice jam may cause water to rise on the Carrot River 6 inches to 1 foot.

We encourage you take appropriate action to protect your property and store your valuable items in a safe location.  If you would like to sandbag your low-lying buildings please contact us and we will supply a load of sand and bags that can be delivered to your property for your convenience.  We will not provide manpower or poly.

If you have any questions or concerns or would like to report any significant change in water levels you can contact the R.M. Administration Office during regular office hours at 204-623-7474 or the R.M. of Kelsey Emergency Coordinator Lori Forbes 24 hours a day at 204-623-0899.  We are closely monitoring the situation and will be updating the R.M. of Kelsey website (www.rmofkelsey.ca) as information becomes available.

 

APRIL 17, 2017

The ice conditions remain unpredictable. Peak flows are expected to be Monday evening or Tuesday. Levels may increase where ice remains.

The Saskatchewan River at The Pas is cresting; however, ice jamming is still a likelihood.

R.M. of Kelsey will continue to monitor the high water on the Carrot River and Saskatchewan Rivers. We strongly encourage residents on the North Side of the dyke who we have contacted, to continue their efforts in protecting their low-lying property.

If you require sand and bags or further information please contact Emergency Measures Coordinator Lori Forbes at 204-623-0899 (24 Hours a Day).


APRIL 16, 2017

Due to unpredictable ice conditions the crest date is difficult to predict. We are now expecting peak levels to arrive Monday or Tuesday.

R.M. of Kelsey will continue to monitor the high water on the Carrot River and Saskatchewan Rivers. We strongly encourage residents on the North Side of the dyke who we have contacted, to continue their efforts in protecting their low-lying property.

The R.M. Administration Office will be open on Easter Monday to receive calls from 9:00 to 1:00.

If you require sand and bags or further information please contact Emergency Measures Coordinator Lori Forbes at 204-623-0899 (24 Hours a Day).

 

APRIL 14th, 2017

Peak levels are expected to arrive Sunday to Tuesday.


APRIL 13th, 2017

The R.M. of Kelsey is continuing to monitor the high water on the Carrot River and encourages residents on the North Side of the dyke who we have contacted, to continue their efforts in protecting their low-lying property.

Please be advised that during this long weekend (Friday, Saturday, Sunday), sand will only be available for delivery during the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

If you require sand and bags please contact Lori Forbes at 204-623-0899. For any flood related issues the R.M. Administration Office will also be open.

 

April 11th, 2017

The R.M. of Kelsey would like to notify the residents living on the north side of the dyke system along the Carrot River for the potential of higher then 2011 water levels on the Carrot River.  The expected peak is to arrive late Thursday or Friday.

We encourage you take appropriate action to protect your property and store your valuable items in a safe location.  If you would like to sandbag your low-lying buildings please contact us and we will supply a load of sand and bags that can be delivered to your property for your convenience.  We will not provide manpower or poly.

If you have any questions or concerns you can contact the R.M. Administration Office at 204-623-7474 or the R.M. of Kelsey Emergency Coordinator Lori Forbes at 204-623-0899.  We are closely monitoring the situation and will be updating the R.M. of Kelsey website (www.rmofkelsey.ca) as information becomes available.

 

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