Federal government contributes $168.5-million to prevent future flooding
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Federal government contributes $168.5-million to prevent future flooding

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Summary

Federal government announced $168.5 million funding for the Springbank Dry Dam.

The money will go towards construction of the dam, which will divert flood-flow from the Elbow River.

$13.7-million in funding was also announced for a project to protect against debris flooding in the Bow Valley.

CALGARY (660 NEWS) — The federal government announced on Wednesday their plan to contribute $168.5 million to prevent future flooding in Southern Alberta.