The Village of Beiseker has declared a state of emergency while Public Works crews try to divert water away from the village and protect residential dwellings.
Residents are asked to check their basements regularly for water and make sure that sump pumps, if they have them, are in operating condition. They're also asked to steer clear of drainage ditches and any other fast flowing water.

Municipalities outside of the Drumheller Valley are also experiencing problems with overland flooding.

Kneehills Creek and Three Hills Creek are both experiencing high flows and a flood watch has been issued by Alberta Environment.

Multiple roads in Kneehill County remain closed, and others are local traffic only. Residents are advised to check the county website for details.

Wheatland County has issued a flood warning to residents. Some roads have water on the surface, and more is expected as the warm weather continues to produce melt waters.

A report said sandbags were being delivered to Rosebud and Carsland.

The Village of Carbon also has high water in a number of places, with the campground underwater at last report.


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