Health & Safety
These resources will support residents in maintaining their health and well-being following the wildfire.
Significant resources have been committed to environmental monitoring in Wood Buffalo following the wildfire.
The Municipality is working on several projects to rehabilitate and restore greenspaces in our community. There are also external partners working in collaboration with the Municipality on reforestation efforts.
FireSmart is a national program aimed at reducing the threat of wildfire to communities and property.
The Firebreak Drainage Improvement project is addressing drainage issues inadvertently created by the tree clearing program that followed the wildfire.
The Municipality has begun the selective removal and disposal of burned trees along perimeter trails, roadways, municipal property, park infrastructure and in burned neighborhoods.
Flushing water from the cold and hot water taps for five minutes ensures standing water has been removed from the plumbing in residents' homes.