The Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment has issued a flood warning for Mud Lake and the Mud Lake Road area of the Lower Churchill River earlier today, May 18.
An ice jam advisory continues to remain in effect for the Lower Churchill River region. Officials are closely monitoring both water levels and ice conditions on the Lower Churchill River and are in regular contact with the Local River Watch Committee as the spring melt season progresses.
According to a press release by the department, they continue to update emergency management partners to ensure a coordinated approach to supporting residents.
There is currently no impact on road infrastructure. The release said the department is ready to implement temporary safety measures as necessary. Residents are reminded to take measures to ensure personal safety.
Information regarding water levels and other river data is updated in real time at the Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment website at: https://www.mae.gov.nl.ca/wrmd/ADRS/v6/Graphs_List.asp.