Elk River Flood Solution Strategy Summary

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The Elk River Flood Solutions Strategy (Flood Strategy) is a coordinated approach to improve community understanding of the nature/behaviour of the Elk River’s hydrology, document the chronology of community preparedness and our historic response to flooding, examine flood mitigation practices that can enhance both natural watershed function and wildlife habitat, and model flood risk zones based on changing watershed conditions.  The end result of the Flood Strategy is to provide decision makers and the public, information and data analysis recommending long, medium and short-range solutions to flooding impacts in the Elk River watershed.  Priority is focused on personal safety and the protection of homes and infrastructure, while protecting watershed function and wildlife habitat. 

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Elk River Alliance
a community-based water group that aims to connect people to the Elk River ensuring it is drinkable, fishable and swimmable for future generations.