Flooding News

Ice damage to a bridge in the R.M. of Torch River led to its closure one week before a local state of emergency was declared.

Torch River declares local emergency due to road failures

By paNOW staff April 10, 2017 - 2:56pm Updated: April 10, 2017 - 2:56pm

The R.M. of Torch River has declared a state of local emergency due to infrastructure failures.

The emergency was declared due to an influx of road failures which led to...

 The bridge north of Highway 35 in the RM of Torch River was damaged by ice floes on April 4, 2017.

Ice jam damages bridge in RM of Torch River

By Taylor Macpherson April 5, 2017 - 4:38pm Updated: April 5, 2017 - 4:38pm

Spring ice floes have shut down and damaged a bridge in the RM of Torch River.

Administrator Nathalie Hipkins told paNOW the bridge on Range Road 2150, just North of...

Detorating road conditions caused by flooding led to the James Smith Cree Nation declaring a state of emergency on April 4, 2017

People on Sask. First Nation moved to hotels over flood concerns

By Canadian Press April 5, 2017 - 7:40am Updated: April 5, 2017 - 7:43am

About 100 people from the James Smith Cree Nation will be relocated to hotels in nearby Melfort, Sask., as a precaution over flood risks in the area.

A state of...

Water is pumped back into Lake Manitou from pipes resting on a berm surrounding properties in the area on Aug. 13, 2016.

Province provides cash to keep Manitou Beach dry

By 650 CKOM September 8, 2016 - 4:07pm Updated: September 9, 2016 - 10:18am

As water continues to rise in Manitou Beach, Sask. the province is looking to raise barriers to keep it at bay.

The Saskatchewan government says they're spending $3.9...

Flooding in Arborfield, sk

$5 from Rider tickets going to Red Cross

By Lisa Schick July 18, 2016 - 4:12pm Updated: July 18, 2016 - 4:15pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders are trying to do a little good with their game on Friday.

Several places in the province have been hit by flooding in the past couple of...

Flash flooding in Swift Current July 16, 2016

Swift Current cleans up from flash flood

By Erin McNutt, Brent Bosker July 16, 2016 - 8:54pm Updated: July 17, 2016 - 4:57pm

Swift Current residents are cleaning up after the city was hit with over two inches of rain in less than an hour on Saturday.

Photos and videos started to pop up on...

An Arborfield couple had to change their wedding venue last-minute after flood waters swept through the area.

Severe flooding won't stop Arborfield couple from tying the knot

By Spencer Sterritt, paNOW July 16, 2016 - 9:42am Updated: July 19, 2016 - 6:18am

It's going to take more than a flood to keep one Arborfield couple from getting married Saturday.

Jared Ralph and Danika Haugen have been preparing the front yard of...

Flooded streets in Arborfield, Saskatchewan, July 2016.

Province sets up claims centres as flooded communities clean up

By Lisa Schick July 14, 2016 - 1:33pm Updated: July 14, 2016 - 1:45pm

The worst seems to be behind us when it comes to flooding and now the hardest hit areas in Saskatchewan have started the long process of recovery.

Individual areas are...

Workers on the ground estimated more than 8,000 sandbags had been laid within 24 hours of Arborfield declaring a state of emergency July 12, 2016.

Saskatchewan residents receiving help to deal with flooding

By Sarah Mills July 13, 2016 - 2:40pm Updated: July 14, 2016 - 10:17am

The flooding situation in Saskatchewan is improving now that the rain has stopped.

Estevan lifted its local state of emergency Wednesday afternoon, and Arborfield...

People in Arborfield, Sask. help sandbag after flash flooding prompted an evacuation on July 12, 2016.

'Never seen water like that:' Arborfield digs in to face flood

By Spencer Sterritt, paNOW staff July 13, 2016 - 7:26am Updated: July 13, 2016 - 7:51am

Emergency workers and dedicated residents worked around the clock Tuesday in an effort to keep Arborfield from washing away.

Much of the town turned into a lake, with...

Sandbags holding back water in Arborfield on Tuesday.

Town of Arborfield evacuated due to flooding, state of emergency remains in Carrot River

By 650 CKOM July 12, 2016 - 8:38am Updated: July 12, 2016 - 8:48pm

The Town of Arborfield  issued a mandatory evacuation order for all residents on Tuesday.

The order came after an approximately 27-metre wide rupture in a holdback road...

Ankle-deep water in Wade Bye's basement in Estevan.

Estevan residents work to dry out flooded basements

By Sarah Mills July 12, 2016 - 7:59am Updated: July 12, 2016 - 8:00am

People in Estevan continue to dry out after torrential rain caused flash flooding on Sunday afternoon.

Wade Bye had all but given up by Monday afternoon and was in bare...