Recommended Elevation for Berm Construction Approved by Province

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 of berms at the recommended elevation to protect Drumheller through our adaptive system may proceed. Now that we have the green light from the Province, the design process will […]

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 non-disclosure agreements. The Mayor and Council have not signed or have been asked to sign NDA agreements pertaining to the Flood Mitigation Project […]

Outdoor Engineering Design Work to Resume on Flood Mitigation Project Today

(June 16, 2021, Drumheller, AB) At the direction of the Town of Drumheller, outdoor engineering design work including surveying will resume immediately in Schumacher’s Corner. The work is required to understand the project design requirements to better inform residents of the flood mitigation requirements. No construction or additional tree removal will be undertaken, however, some […]

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

(June 2, 2021 – Drumheller, AB) 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 Affairs of the flood program with regards to contracts, finances, and the project as a whole. “Our community has spoken and Council has heard […]

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 Office (DRFMO). “The residents have shared their concerns, and we hear them. We will be pausing outdoor construction work on this project until we have more information,” states […]

Schumacher Lift Station Mitigation Work Begins

May 21, 2021 For immediate release:   Schumacher Lift Station Mitigation Work Begins   As part of the Drumheller Resiliency and Flood Mitigation Project, the Schumacher Lift Station at 5 Street East along Riverside Drive is at a high risk of flooding and needs to be protected. Tree clearing is necessary for the construction and the […]

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 a special license to the Town of Drumheller to conduct a review of the right of way (ROW) for suitability as System 2100, the boundary between new […]