First Nation flooding

More than 4,100 truckloads of gravel were removed from the Koksilah and Cowichan rivers last year. (Citizen file)

Thousands of truckloads of sediment removed from Cowichan, Koksilah rivers

Work is helping to prevent major flooding in area

 

The Halalt First Nation has punched two holes on the rail line going through its reserve to mitigate flooding during storm events like the one that struck the region last month, flooding the region (pictured). (File photo)

Chemainus area First Nation breaches rail line to reduce flooding

Culverts to be put in place in Halalt First Nation territory to allow more water through

 

The Canadian Armed Forces joined a number of of emergency agencies to help Cowichan Tribes deal with the damage from recent flooding. (Courtesy of Cowichan Tribes)

Cowichan Tribes recovering from flood, preparing for more

First Nation hires emergency manager, mid-November deluge damaged about 100 homes

  • Dec 1, 2021

 

The federal government has announced $24.2 million to help mitigate flooding in the Cowichan watershed after major flooding (pictured) last February caused severe damage to housing and property. (File photo)

Feds pump $24.2 million into flood mitigation efforts in Cowichan watershed

Infrastructure minister makes announcement on Wednesday

The federal government has announced $24.2 million to help mitigate flooding in the Cowichan watershed after major flooding (pictured) last February caused severe damage to housing and property. (File photo)