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Red Cross Shares Flood Preparedness Information with Bragg Creek and Langdon Residents

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

From March 30 to April 17, Red Cross volunteers will be visiting residents of Bragg Creek and Langdon, sharing flood protection information. The volunteers will be going door to door to learn what families are already doing to reduce their flood risk, share additional flood protection tips, and Read More...

Rocky View County Donates Fire Truck to Los Amigos Project

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Rocky View County is donating a used fire truck to the Rotary Clubs of Airdrie and Lethbridge Sunrise, in support of the Los Amigos Project in Mexico. The Los Amigos Project is a Rotary International service project organized and supported by Rotary clubs from across southern Alberta.“It’s good to Read More...

Wildfire in McLean Creek Area

Monday, May 28, 2018

Update: Tuesday, May 29, 10:45 a.m.Fire crews have upgraded the McLean Creek / Champion Lakes area fire to the status of "being held." There is no further fire risk to the Bragg Creek area.This will be the last message issued on this wildfire event, unless the situation unexpectedly changes.Rocky Read More...

Cause of Sharp Hill Fire Determined

Thursday, October 19, 2017

For your information, the Airdrie Fire Department’s Fire Prevention Investigator has determined the cause of the large grass fire in Sharp Hills to be improper disposal of smoking material.The origin of the blaze was a grassy area located near the intersection of Township Road 294 and Range Road 264 Read More...

Sharp Hills Fire

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Rocky View County Fire Services and the Airdrie Fire Department remain on scene today in the Sharp Hills area, monitoring for hot spots after yesterday’s fire. All residents of Sharp Hills, except for those in the two affected homes, have now been permitted to return to their homes.Last night, Read More...

Siksika Bow River Hazard Study

Friday, September 8, 2017

As part of the Flood Hazard Identification Program, Alberta Environment and Parks have hired Golder Associates (Golder) to undertake the Siksika Bow River Hazard Study. The goal of the Siksika Bow River Hazard Study, and the Flood Hazard Identification Program, is to help reduce future flood damages Read More...

Rocky View County Recruits "Experienced" Trucks

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

From left to right: Deputy Reeve Solberg, Councillor Breakey, Councillor Habberfield, Reeve Boehlke, Councillor Ashdown, Councillor Arshinoff, Fire Chief Randy Smith, Councillor Kendall, and Councillor Lowther. Rocky View County Fire Services has added two “new-to-us” trucks to its fleet of Read More...

Bragg Creek Flood Mitigation Project Work Begins

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Rocky View County is beginning work on the Bragg Creek Flood Mitigation Project to protect the hamlet from future reoccurrences of the Hundred Year Flood.County staff and consultants from SunAgro Land Services and AMEC Foster Wheeler will be in the area in July on land close to the Bragg Creek and Read More...

Safe & Sound Testing Complete

Monday, June 20, 2016

On June 18, all subscribers to Rocky View County’s Safe & Sound emergency notification system received a test message to each of their contact methods (phone, text, e-mail, and TTY).If you are signed up with Safe & Sound and didn’t receive a notification, you can update your contact information by Read More...

Upcoming Safe & Sound Test

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

On June 18, beginning at 11 a.m., Rocky View County will be conducting a TEST of our emergency notification system, Safe & Sound.If you have signed up for Safe & Sound notifications, you will receive a TEST emergency notification to each of the contact methods you have listed on your account. If you Read More...

Residential Fire in Springbank

Monday, May 2, 2016

On Saturday, April 30, at 4:45 a.m., Rocky View County Fire Services received a report of a structure fire at 162 Country Lane Drive in Springbank.Fire crews from the Springbank and Elbow Valley stations arrived on scene at 4:55 a.m. to find heavy smoke conditions in the home. Firefighters were able Read More...

Rocky View County Accepts Provincial Grant of $32.8 Million for Bragg Creek Flood Mitigation

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Rocky View County Council has voted to accept $32.8 million in funding from the Government of Alberta to complete flood defenses that protect Rocky Viewers living in Bragg Creek.The County will now engage engineering support that will further develop a Bragg Creek flood mitigation strategy. Read More...

Safe & Sound Household Emergency and Resource Guide

Friday, January 15, 2016

In Spring of 2016, we mailed Rocky View County’s SAFE & SOUND Household Emergency & Resource Guide (PDF) to all residents. The guide provides: An easy-to find place for information on your household service providers Information on preparing for emergencies Contact information for Rocky Read More...

Province Approves Langdon Flood Relief Funding

Friday, December 18, 2015

Langdon residents affected by an intense rainstorm on July 12 of this year may be eligible for provincial disaster funding to help repair damages.The Province of Alberta has approved Rocky View County's application for funding assistance under the Disaster Recovery Program (DRP). The funds will help Read More...

Bragg Creek Flood Mitigation

Thursday, November 26, 2015

At an open house on November 25, 2015, the Province of Alberta presented a flood mitigation proposal for Bragg Creek. The project consisted of approximately $33 million in funding to: Construct 3.4 km of earth dykes with rock erosion protection Raise the existing Bracken Road dyke and Bragg Read More...

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