Opinion: Yedlin: Houston disaster a reminder of Calgary's continuing flood risks

The Calgary Herald

Downtown Houston is underwater and it will be years before it returns to pre-flood functionality. For the record, that city had a mitigation plan on the books after Hurricane Rita, which, for reasons of cost, was never carried out. Springbank off-stream reservoir is our best plan. “We don’t want to be in that situation. We don’t want to be asking ourselves ‘why didn’t we get this done?’ ” says Calgary Economic Development chairman Steve Allan. Click here to continue reading