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Where Would You Like To See Vegetation Planted In Drumheller?

The DRFMO is focusing on the construction of 4 dikes in 2022 (Midland, Newcastle, Grove Plaza, and Willow Estates).  In order to prepare these areas for their respective dikes, some trees…

Posted on: Jul. 12 2022

July 4, 2022: Resiliency and Flood Mitigation Program Quarterly Report

On July 4, the Resiliency and Flood Mitigation Program’s Technical Advisor, Mark Steffler, P. Eng., presented the following Quarterly Report to Mayor and Council. This report covers the…

Posted on: Jul. 4 2022

Notice: Canadian Navigable Waters Act

Canadian Navigable Waters Act The Town of Drumheller hereby gives notice that three (3) submissions have been added to the Navigable Waters Registry pursuant to the Canadian Navigable Waters…

Posted on: Jun. 22 2022

June 20, 2022: Flood Mitigation Project Update

2022 Tender Schedule On June 20, the Drumheller Resiliency and Flood Mitigation Office presented the 2022 Tender schedule to Mayor and Council. Projects in this tender release include:…

Posted on: Jun. 20 2022

Drumheller High Streamflow Advisory - Emergency Preparedness Resources

DRUMHELLER, AB – (June 14, 2022) – With the forecasted rainfall, and out of an abundance of caution, we have resources prepared to ensure residents of the Drumheller Valley are safe.…

Posted on: Jun. 14 2022

DRFMO Updated Project Schedule *Subject to Change

As presented on June 6, several factors have contributed to the need for an increased project budget, including key components not budgeted for in original funding requests, changes to…

Posted on: Jun. 13 2022

June 6 Project Update: Council Votes in Favour of Berm Design Optimization to Reduce Project Costs

DRUMHELLER, AB – (June 7, 2022) – As part of the Drumheller Resiliency and Flood Mitigation Office’s commitment to transparency and keeping residents informed on project progress,…

Posted on: Jun. 7 2022

Downtown Dike Phase 1 Tender Cancelled Due to Cost Escalations, Design Review Underway

DRUMHELLER, AB – (May 10, 2022) – During the Regular Council Meeting on May 9, 2022, Town Council voted to cancel the Downtown Dike Phase 1 tender to allow time to complete design revisions…

Posted on: May. 10 2022

Town Council Requests Review of Alternate Downtown Dike Designs Following Riverside Drive Public Hearing

DRUMHELLER, April 27, 2022 – On April 19, 2022, a Public Hearing was held to give members of the public impacted by proposed Bylaw 05.22 (Riverside Drive East) the opportunity to address…

Posted on: Apr. 27 2022

Tree Removal in Downtown, Midland, and Newcastle Complete

The tree removal process in Downtown, Midland, and Newcastle is now complete. The health of the trees were assessed, and any trees in good or fair health will be replaced at a ratio of…

Posted on: Apr. 27 2022

Community Code of Conduct

The Town of Drumheller takes all incidents of aggressive, violent, or abusive nature against our staff very seriously. All town employees and those contracted by the town have the right…

Posted on: Mar. 21 2022

Memorial Benches, Plaques, and Tables

With construction for the Flood Mitigation Project starting soon, memorial benches, plaques, and tables located in construction areas will be temporarily moved to make room for project…

Posted on: Mar. 14 2022

Tree Removal & Repurposing Update

Attention: Drumheller Residents The tree removal process has commenced to make room for upcoming Flood Mitigation Project work.  While the Town of Drumheller makes every effort to avoid…

Posted on: Feb. 24 2022

Drumheller Flood Mitigation Office Updates on the Lehigh Comprehensive Flood Mitigation Analysis Study

The Town of Drumheller stands by and fully supports the Drumheller Resiliency and Flood Mitigation Office (DRFMO) in regard to the selected flood solution that will keep everyone in the…

Posted on: Jan. 27 2022

Drumheller Resiliency and Flood Mitigation Office Update

On Thursday, January 6, 2022, a meeting for Lehigh residents was held where they were provided with information and informed that it is no longer safe to continue to reside in Lehigh.  Engineering…

Posted on: Jan. 10 2022

WATCH NOW: Downtown Dike Flood Mitigation Virtual Q & A

Thank you to everyone who was able to join us for the Downtown Dike Flood Mitigation Virtual Q&A held on Thursday, December 9. For those who were unable to attend, a recording of the session…

Posted on: Dec. 10 2021

WATCH NOW: Newcastle Flood Mitigation Virtual Q&A

Thank you to everyone who was able to join us for the Newcastle Flood Mitigation Virtual Q&A held on Wednesday, December 1. For those who were unable to attend, a recording of the session…

Posted on: Dec. 2 2021

WATCH NOW: Midland Flood Mitigation Virtual Q&A

Thank you to everyone who was able to join us for the Midland Flood Mitigation Virtual Q&A held on Thursday, November 18. For those who were unable to attend, a recording of the session…

Posted on: Nov. 19 2021

Upcoming Community Engagement Sessions

The Drumheller Resiliency and Flood Mitigation Office will hold three community engagement events, with both in-person and online events available, starting in mid-November. In-person engagements…

Posted on: Nov. 1 2021

Drumheller Flood Mitigation Office Announces New Flood Project Director

(Drumheller, AB, September 2021) — Effective September 27, 2021, Mayor and Council have directed administration to appoint Deighen Blakely, P.Eng, of Kerr Wood Leidal Associates Ltd,…

Posted on: Sep. 24 2021