Sask. First Nation faces flooding after nearby road collapse – CBC

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202276 Views

Heavy rains caused stream to overflow, wash out portion of Township Road 210 in the R.M. of Edenwold

Jul 22, 2022

Seven homes on the Muscowpetung Saulteaux Nation, approximately 65 kilometres northeast of Regina, were recently evacuated after floodwater from a nearby stream moved in earlier this week.

It came after over 100 millimetres of rain fell in the area late Monday and through the day Tuesday.

Jim Pratt, an emergency coordinator for the First Nation, told CBC the heavy rain filled the stream with water. When it began backing up at culverts running underneath Township Road 210 — a gravel road upstream from Muscowpetung — it started running over the road. The road and culverts eventually gave way.

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