The City deactivated its extreme weather response at 9am on Monday, August 16, 2021.
The City activated its extreme weather response at 9am. on Friday, August 13, 2021. The response stayed in place until 9am. Monday, August 16, when temperatures started to fall.
Anyone having difficulty with air quality can go to a City facility or library that has space in their lobby.
Until October 31, 2021, anyone can fill their water bottle at a fire hydrant filling station. Under a new pilot project, City crews added taps to five fire hydrants to give 24/7 access to fresh water.
- The following hydrants have water taps attached:
Look Out for Others
If you are concerned about someone outside, you can help:
- Call 211 and press 3 for the 24/7 Crisis Diversion Team. They can assist individuals who may be in distress and can provide transportation to social service agencies.
- Call 911 in cases of emergency.
Sector Emergency Response
The City activated its extreme weather response after consultation with partners in the Sector Emergency Response, a collaboration between the City, Homeward Trust, and more than 25 other agencies working together to ensure Edmonton’s most vulnerable people are safe during adverse weather conditions. Environment Canada’s weather forecast was also taken into consideration.