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 with new trees and/or bushes that are appropriate for natural habitation. This 5:1 replacement plan ensures both carbon balance, as well as limited impact on […]

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 swift water rescue purposes.  Clearing will take place at the following locations over the next few days East Coulee Cambria Bridge Roper Road 19 […]

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 […]

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 of Alberta’s Disaster Recovery Program (DRP), which are in effect for DRPs that occur in 2021 and onward. In response to the rising cost […]

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 Drumheller. Centre stage are a number of amazing women, many in senior leadership and non-traditional infrastructure roles. These women represent the consultants, contractors, regulators and stakeholders who bring a […]

Directly Impacted Landowner Meetings

MEDIA RELEASE February 17, 2021For immediate release Beginning the week of February 17, 2021, associates from Scott Land and Lease, the land agent for the Drumheller Resiliency and Flood Mitigation Office, will start reaching out to landowners whose land will be directly affected based on our early berm designs. It’s important that our land agents […]

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 Bylaw (LUB). The Municipal Development Plan is the Town’s visionary community plan. It provides high level guidance, goals and policy. The Drumheller MDP does what few municipal plans […]

“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 their valuable input. We were listening, and have worked through everyone’s comments. Your feedback has been a valuable guide as we revise and improve the drafts of […]

Palliser Regional Municipal Services’ Drumheller Valley Land Use webmap now available

MEDIA RELEASE November 10, 2020For immediate release Following feedback requests for digital maps to compare proposed land use districts and current land use districts Palliser Regional Municipal Services have launched a webmap available at  as of November 10, 2020. On October 26th, 2020, the Town of Drumheller held public hearings for proposed Land Use […]

Third Quarter Report 2020

On October 13 Town Council was presented the Third Quarter Report for 2020. Read the full document here. To watch the presentation to council please view the video below.