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Environmental Assessment Work at McLean Creek

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Engineering and environmental work is set to begin on McLean Creek the week of December 19 that will temporarily disrupt some trails upstream of Bragg Creek for up to eight weeks.The work involves environmental and engineering assessments, including geotechnical drilling, to complete an Read More...

Bragg Creek Flood Mitigation Project Work Begins

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Rocky View County is beginning work on the Bragg Creek Flood Mitigation Project to protect the hamlet from future reoccurrences of the Hundred Year Flood.County staff and consultants from SunAgro Land Services and AMEC Foster Wheeler will be in the area in July on land close to the Bragg Creek and Read More...

Rocky View County Accepts Provincial Grant of $32.8 Million for Bragg Creek Flood Mitigation

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Rocky View County Council has voted to accept $32.8 million in funding from the Government of Alberta to complete flood defenses that protect Rocky Viewers living in Bragg Creek.The County will now engage engineering support that will further develop a Bragg Creek flood mitigation strategy. Read More...

Bragg Creek Flood Mitigation

Thursday, November 26, 2015

At an open house on November 25, 2015, the Province of Alberta presented a flood mitigation proposal for Bragg Creek. The project consisted of approximately $33 million in funding to: Construct 3.4 km of earth dykes with rock erosion protection Raise the existing Bracken Road dyke and Bragg Read More...

Public Reminded of Crown Land Changes Near Bragg Creek

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Rocky View County is reminding hikers and other recreation seekers that a large amount of property about five kilometres north and northwest of Bragg Creek is no longer accessible to the public as Crown land.Earlier this year, the Alberta and federal governments finalized the transfer of over 2,000 Read More...

Blockage in Bragg Creek Water System

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Update: The blockage has been cleared and water service has returned to normal.* * *There is a blockage in the wastewater main running through Bragg Creek. Crews are on site now to repair the issue, but at this time, are unsure of how long it will take to return the system to full capacity.While Read More...

Wastewater Leak Discovered Quickly in Bragg Creek

Friday, July 24, 2015

At about 9 a.m. on July 23, the contracted operator of Rocky View County’s Bragg Creek wastewater system noticed that sewage flows were less than normal. An inspection was launched, and a small leak was quickly discovered in an underground wastewater line near the Community Centre. The leak was Read More...

Power Outages in Rocky View County

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Parts of Rocky View County are without power this morning, due to heavy snowfall and trees on power lines. For up-to-the-minute information about the affected areas; check the Fortis Alberta Outages Map.If you see a downed power line, stay safe and call 310-WIRE. If you need to report a road issue Read More...

Cougar Warning Issued for Bragg Creek

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Conservation officers have issued a cougar warning in Bragg Creek.Cougar tracks have been reported on Alder Trail, located within Bragg Creek Provincial Park. Officers say cougars can be found anywhere in Kananaskis Country. If travelling in the area, officers say people should: Make plenty of Read More...

County offers one-on-one support for Disaster Recovery Program

Friday, November 15, 2013

Rocky View County has hired former Councillor Bob Everett as a liaison between the residents of Bragg Creek and the Province to help with their Disaster Recovery Program application. “As a previous Councillor, Mr. Everett is intimately familiar with Bragg Creek, and the Provinces processes, and he Read More...

County Reminds Residents of Flood Permit Requirement

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Rocky View County is reminding residents impacted by June’s flooding that the Alberta government requires inspections on all flood repair work as part of eligibility for Disaster Recovery Program funding.Homes in “flood fringe” areas that have been, or will be, repaired require a Flood Mitigation Read More...

Rocky View County Addresses Bragg Creek Trading Post Permitting

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Rocky View County is standing by its decision to require the Trading Post in Bragg Creek to apply for a Development Permit before rebuilding in order to prevent a repeat of the damage done this past June, and to protect neighbouring property.“As the pictures of the Trading Post during the flooding Read More...

Province Announces Funding for Bragg Creek Water & Wastewater Hookups

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Councillor Liz Breakey (Division 1), Reeve Rolly Ashdown Division 4), Kyle Fawcett Associate Minister for Recovery and Reconstruction of Southwest Alberta, and Ron Casey MLA for Banff-Cochrane, (left to right) announce the funding support.Water and wastewater servicing in Bragg Creek currently Read More...

Bylaw Amendment Allows Temporary Housing for Bragg Creek Residents

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Rocky View County Council voted unanimously July 23 to allow Bragg Creek residents to forgo Development Permits for temporary trailers or mobile homes as the area recovers from this past June’s flooding.Although Development Permits will not be required, owners will still have to apply for Building Read More...

Province to hold flood info sessions for affected Albertans

Monday, July 22, 2013

Provincial experts in areas in flood mapping and the disaster recovery program will be available in flood-damaged communities at upcoming public information sessions.The sessions will provide residents displaced by flooding with more answers on the government’s new flood rebuilding policies.Read the Read More...

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