There were 207 homes flooded during the 2004 rainstorms in McKernan and Parkallen. Drainage Services investigated and set up improvement plans for these neighbourhoods.
Details of the summaries, projects, and presentations provide the progress of the improvements.
November 2006 - Parkallen Engineering Design Stage
Open House Detail
November 2005 - Recommendation of improvements
March 2005 - Describes options to be adopted to improve flood prevention
For homeowners who have experienced basement flooding or whose dwellings were built before 1989, Drainage Planning and Engineering has a subsidy program to assist homeowners financially to install a backwater valve. For more information, refer to the Backwater Valve Subsidy Program.