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Alberta Environment and Parks Releases New Drumheller River Hazard Study

Study Update Notice (Drumheller, AB, September 21, 2021) — Municipal review and public engagement for draft flood inundation maps and related technical reports have been completed by…

Posted on: Sep. 21 2021

Historical Resource Assessment and Geotechnical investigation planned for Dike D – Schumacher Corner.

Below is information on the Historical Resource Assessment and Geotechnical investigation planned for Dike D – Schumacher Corner. • The geotechnical drilling program at Schumacher Corner…

Posted on: Jun. 30 2021

Recommended Elevation for Berm Construction Approved by Province

MEDIA RELEASE On Wednesday, June 23, 2021, the Town of Drumheller received confirmation from the Honourable Jason Nixon, Minister of Environment and Parks, Government of Alberta that construction…

Posted on: Jun. 28 2021

Correcting the Facts Around NDA Agreements

In our ongoing commitment to communicating in an open and honest way with all of the members of our community, council would like to take this opportunity to dispel some rumours regarding…

Posted on: Jun. 25 2021

Outdoor Engineering Design Work to Resume on Flood Mitigation Project Today

MEDIA RELEASE June 16, 2021 At the direction of the Town of Drumheller, outdoor engineering design work including surveying will resume immediately in Schumacher’s Corner. The work is…

Posted on: Jun. 16 2021

Update to the Drumheller Flood Mitigation Project – Flood Concerns Email is Here to Help

We understand that the topic of the Flood Mitigation Project is one that residents of the Drumheller Valley have much passion and dedication to. We hear your frustration and know that many…

Posted on: Jun. 9 2021

Update to the Drumheller Flood Mitigation Program – New Interim Project Director Appointed

(June 8, 2021 – Drumheller, AB) — Mayor and Council have directed administration to appoint a new interim project director for the flood mitigation program. Drumheller Valley is a flood…

Posted on: Jun. 8 2021

Update to the Drumheller Flood Mitigation Program – Request to Municipal Affairs

MEDIA RELEASE June 2, 2021  As a result of community concerns regarding the Flood Mitigation Program, Mayor Colberg and Council have requested a full review from the Office of Municipal…

Posted on: Jun. 2 2021

Update to the Drumheller Flood Mitigation Program

Effective immediately, Mayor Colberg and Council have issued a stop-work order on all outdoor construction work related to berms associated with the Drumheller Resiliency and Flood Mitigation…

Posted on: May. 31 2021

Schumacher Lift Station Mitigation Work Begins

MEDIA RELEASE May 21, 2021 Schumacher Lift Station Mitigation Work Begins As part of the Drumheller Resiliency and Flood Mitigation Project, the Schumacher Lift Station at 5 Street East…

Posted on: May. 21 2021

Chief Resiliency and Flood Mitigation Officer Update – Week of May 17

Riverside Drive Migratory Bird Sweep To mitigate recent concerns about migratory nesting,  a second wildlife sweep was conducted Sunday May 16, 2021 while the clearing contractor was shutdown…

Posted on: May. 17 2021

This Earth Day, Let’s Talk Trees

The Drumheller Resiliency and Flood Mitigation Office has implemented an urban tree strategy that will see every tree removed during the flood mitigation process replaced at a 5:1 ratio…

Posted on: Apr. 22 2021

Swift Water Rescue Assessments

Starting April 1, brushing for surveyors will start at five swift water rescue site locations along the river. This brushing is required to assess if these locations are suitable for future…

Posted on: Mar. 31 2021

Engineering Assessment CN Right of Way

MEDIA RELEASE – For immediate release March 19, 2021 As part of the Drumheller Resiliency & Flood Mitigation Office engineering assessment and embankment stability, CN Rail has granted…

Posted on: Mar. 19 2021

Government of Alberta Disaster Recovery Program Changes

MEDIA RELEASE March 16, 2021 The Town of Drumheller recently received a letter from Minister Ric McIver’s office, Ministry of Municipal Affairs, to inform the Town of changes to the Government…

Posted on: Mar. 16 2021
International Womens Day- Town of Drumheller Flood Mitigation and Climate Adaptation Program female staff pictures

Happy International Women's Day!

  The Town of Drumheller Flood Mitigation and Climate Adaptation Program is funded by Infrastructure Canada’s Disaster Mitigation Adaptation Fund, the Province of Alberta and Town of…

Posted on: Mar. 8 2021

Directly Impacted Landowner Meetings

MEDIA RELEASE February 17, 2021 Beginning the week of February 17, 2021, associates from Scott Land and Lease, the land agent for the Drumheller Resiliency and Flood Mitigation Office,…

Posted on: Feb. 17 2021

Council Passes New Municipal Development Plan and Land Use Bylaw

December 8, 2020 For immediate release: Yesterday, council gave third reading to two cornerstone statutory documents, Bylaw 17.20 Municipal Development Plan (MDP) and Bylaw 16.20 Land Use…

Posted on: Dec. 8 2020

Palliser Regional Municipal Service's Drumheller Valley Land Use - Web Map Now Available

MEDIA RELEASE November 10, 2020 Following feedback requests for digital maps to compare proposed land use districts and current land use districts, Palliser Regional Municipal Services…

Posted on: Nov. 10 2020

"What We Heard" Report Now Available

Last month we held a series of neighbourhood information sessions across the Drumheller Valley, reaching more than 500 residents. We’d like to thank everyone who attended and provided…

Posted on: Oct. 27 2020