There were 238 homes flooded during the 2004 rainstorms in Rio Terrace, Quesnell heights, and Laurier Heights.
The City investigated and set up improvement plans for these neighbourhoods.
Details of the summaries, projects, and presentations provide the progress of the improvements.
November 2005 - Recommended improvements including adding 2 dry ponds
Dry Ponds Handout
April 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.