Public Safety Flooding

2018 Flood Updates

UPDATE: MAY 20, 2018 9:00AM

Notification - River levels remain stable and local flooding is not anticipated over the long weekend. Detailed flood information and updates will continue to be posted to this page as they become available.

River Road remains closed to the public with access for local traffic only and the Alert for Glen Valley residents remains in place.

Residents are encouraged to stay informed through the City's App. By downloading the City App and ‘allowing’ notifications users will receive notifications right to their smart device when and if flood conditions change.

Residents can also find up-to-date information from the following resources:

If you have an emergency over the long weekend, please call 911. For non-emergency City Hall flood related requests, please call 604-864-5688.


UPDATE: MAY 19, 2018 9:00AM

Notification - River levels remain steady with little to no increase being measured in the past 12 hours. Local flooding is not expected over the long weekend. River Road remains closed to the public with access for local traffic only.


UPDATE: MAY 18, 2018 4:00PM

Notification - River Road is closed, only local traffic will be provided access at this time. 


UPDATE: MAY 16, 2018 2:30PM

News Release - Alert Issued for Glen Valley - The City of Abbotsford is issuing an evacuation alert for the unprotected area north of the CN Railway in Glen Valley announced Mayor Henry Braun. This is not an evacuation order. 


 

UPDATE: MAY 11, 2018 3:00PM

2018-05-11 Information Bulletin and Background Information

The City of Abbotsford is prepared for the spring freshet and rising river levels.  City staff are closely monitoring snow pack and runoff forecasts provided by the Ministry of Environment and the readings on the Mission Gauge, which is the main indicator of the rising water level of the Fraser River.

Detailed flood information updates will be posted to this page as it becomes available. Residents can also download the City's App to receive direct notifications if the situation changes.   Download the City App and ‘allow’ notifications from the app as users will receive notifications right to their smart device when and if the freshet conditions change. 

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