Work starts to remove gravelbars along Highwood

Work is underway to remove gravel and sediment built up along the Highwood River with the hope it will protect High River from future flooding.

The work will involve scraping the tops of gravel bars formed left behind by the flood to remove gravel, sediments and debris left behind by the flood. It’s hoped the work will protect against future flooding by allowing the water to flow through more easily.

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