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Posted Monday, May 29, 2017

Update # 20 Cedar Crest Beach Flooding Issued: May 29, 2017 Time: 11:15 a.m.
Clarington/- The Municipality of Clarington continues to assist residents in the Cedar Crest Beach and West Beach area. Clarington Emergency and Fire Services, as well as Clarington Operations crews, have been assigned to the area today to continue to fill more sandbags and deliver them to homes that need more assistance. Clarington’s priority is resident safety as they continue to prepare...

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Posted Friday, May 26, 2017

Update # 19
Cedar Crest Beach Flooding
Issued: May 25, 2017
Time: 5:30  p.m.
  Clarington/-More than 4,000 sandbags have been placed around numerous homes in the Cedar Crest Beach area today. Staff from Clarington Emergency and Fire Services, Clarington Operations crews, Region of Durham Works staff, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNR) crews, students from Durham College Pre-service Education and Training program have been working...

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Posted Friday, May 26, 2017

Crews building sandbag walls Update # 18 Cedar Crest Beach Flooding Issued: May 26, 2017 Time: 1 p.m.  
Clarington/-A large scale coordinated effort is underway today at Cedar Crest Beach to build sandbag walls around homes, as the community continues to battle floodwaters and weather. Staff from Clarington Emergency and Fire Services, Clarington Operations crews, Region of Durham Works staff, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNR) crews, students form Durham College Pre-service...

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Posted Thursday, May 25, 2017

Flood waters at Cedar Crest Beach area Update # 17
Cedar Crest Beach Flooding
Issued: May 25, 2017
Time: 8:40 p.m.
Clarington/- With wind and rain subsiding, lake effect flooding has slowed down in the Cedar Crest Beach and West Beach area. Clarington Emergency and Fire Services and Operations staff worked throughout the day helping residents sandbag around their homes. Red Cross have completed the door-to-door assessment. Currently, residents have opted to stay in their homes.
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Posted Thursday, May 25, 2017

Update # 16
Cedar Crest Beach Flooding
Issued: May 25, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Clarington/- Clarington Emergency and Fire Services and Operations staff continue to work with residents to protect their homes against the lake surge. Red Cross has been called and will perform door-to-door checks on residents to assess what is needed. Strong easterly winds combined with rain have caused a lot of lake effect flooding today. The Municipality has deployed around...

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