Summary of June 2005 flood estimates

River assessments completed after the heavy precipitation in June 2005 indicate that flooding in several locations reached levels that only have a 1% chance of occurring in any year. Flooding of this magnitude occurred at:

North Saskatchewan River Basin:

  • Clearwater River, near Dovercourt
  • North Saskatchewan River, near Rocky Mountain House
  • Prairie Creek, near Rocky Mountain House

Red Deer River Basin:

  • Bearberry Creak, near Sundre
  • James River, near Sundre
  • Little Red Deer River, near the mouth
  • Raven River, near Raven
  • Red Deer River, below Burnt Timber Creek

Bow River Basin:

  • Bow River, below the Carseland Dam
  • Bow River, near the mouth
  • Pekisko Creek, near Longview
  • Stimson Creek, near Pekisko
  • Threepoint Creek, near Millarville

Oldman River Basin:

  • Willow Creek near Claresholm
  • Prairie Blood Coulee near Lethbridge

Detailed information is available on all of Alberta Environment's flood estimates across the province.

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