Gateway Gazette

Flood Project Open Houses Set for Calgary and Cochrane

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Springbank Road off-stream storage (artist rendering)

Public open houses for the Springbank Off-stream Reservoir are scheduled for Calgary and Cochrane.

Representatives from the Government of Alberta and Stantec – the engineering and environmental consultant on the project – will collect feedback and answer questions from residents regarding this key flood mitigation project upstream of Calgary.

The Springbank Off-stream Reservoir will be located approximately 15 km west of Calgary near Springbank Road, north of the Elbow River and east of Highway 22.

An Environmental Impact Assessment is the process used to gather the information necessary to examine the potential impacts, both positive and negative, of a proposed project.

Details on dates, times and locations for the open houses are as follows:

Tuesday, January 27
4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Ross Glen Hall
Roderick Mah Centre for Continuous Learning
Mount Royal University
4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary

Wednesday, January 28
4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Cochrane RancheHouse
101 RancheHouse Road, Cochrane

The open houses are a drop-in format, allowing residents to attend the events at their convenience.

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