Flooding Update from Staff: July 27

Please find below our update regarding the investigation of the water infiltration incident of July 14th and the overall mitigation strategy for the Lisgar community.   Current Activities The leakage testing of the Phase 1 storm sewer lining (in the Golden Locust...

Flooding Resident Meeting

Last night, I held an informal, resident meeting for the homeowners living on the west side of Black Walnut Trail, many of whom were affected by the recent basement flooding on July 13/14. About 50 residents participated and I want to thank all those who took the time...

Flooding Update from Staff: July 25

Environmental Services has incorporated the investigation regarding the water infiltration incident of July 14th into the overall mitigation strategy for the Lisgar community. Current Activities The leakage testing of storm sewer lining was initiated today in the...

Flooding Update from Staff: July 21

This is Day 8 of the incident. The Incident Management Team (IMT) has completed its coordination efforts on this matter effective today. Transportation and Infrastructure Planning will lead the investigation going forward. Incident Name Water Infiltration Issue – July...

Flooding Update from Staff: July 20

This is Day 7 of the incident. The Incident Management Team (IMT) will be standing down as of Friday, July 21st. Transportation and Infrastructure Planning will lead the investigation going forward. If the City experiences significant precipitation and conditions in...

Flooding Update from Staff: July 19

This is Day 6 of the incident. As a part of our data collection process, we have collected rainfall data and weather information to better understand the nature of this event. The weather forecast did not indicate any risk of heavy rainfall overnight on July 13th into...

Flooding Update: July 17

I am writing with a brief update on the recent flooding event in the Black Walnut Trail area last Friday.  At this point, there isn’t much new to say but I know affected residents are anxious to hear what has been going on over the weekend. I have been advised...

Flooding Update from Staff: July 17

This is day 4 of the incident. An interdisciplinary team is meeting daily to discuss response and recovery efforts in relation to the water infiltration event reported on July 14th. The group includes representation from Transportation and Infrastructure Planning,...

Flooding Update from Staff: July 18

This is Day 5 of the incident.  Incident Name Water Infiltration Issue – July 14, 2017. Current Situation Weather The forecast continues to vary, with a mix of sun, cloud and showers for the remainder of the week. Works Operations and Maintenance will continue to...

Flooding Reported on Black Walnut Trail

I sent the following e-mail to all residents on the “flood reporting distribution list” on Friday morning, July 14, following the report of three homes that experienced flooding over night. Since that time, 11 additional homes have reported flooding, all...