Canada Costly cleanup starts in flooded New Brunswick

00:56  15 may  2018
00:56  15 may  2018 Source:

Water levels drop again in flooded N.B.

  Water levels drop again in flooded N.B. Water levels appear to continue to recede in the Saint John River, possibly opening the door to what will likely be a long and costly cleanup after record-breaking flooding. According to the federal Environment Department, levels in Fredericton were about 6.85 metres above sea level early today.That's down from 7.03 metres last night, while levels dropped to about 5.1 overnight in Saint John. © Provided by Officials say residents still need to be careful in handling the water since it's suspected it has been fouled by different contaminants.

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MAUGERVILLE, N.B. - For many residents of the riverside communities of New Brunswick, the long and stressful process of cleaning up damaged properties is underway in the wake of a record-breaking flood.

Water levels have been dropping steadily in the in flood-stricken province, revealing structural damage.

In the community of Maugerville on the east side of the Saint John River, resident Bruce Betts spent the past three days hauling damaged furniture, appliances and gyprock out of a basement that filled with over a metre of water.

He says neighbours have been helping one another to carry the damaged materials to the curbside, where it is being trucked away to landfill sites.

N.B. flood recovery costs could hit $80M, minister says

  N.B. flood recovery costs could hit $80M, minister says A major flood that destroyed homes and cottages along the St. John River could cost taxpayers up to $80 million.The New Brunswick government could cover between $10 million and $15 million of those costs, said Andrew Harvey. The  federal government would cover the remainder.

Meanwhile, the communities of Sussex and Sussex Corner, where flooding caused streams and brooks to overload the Kennebecasis River, will be facing a costly cleanup . New Brunswick flooding still a threat as some communities clean up .

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Betts says he and many of his neighbours are going to apply for disaster relief through the province, as insurance wasn't available in his area and his costs run into the thousands of dollars.

The Jemseg area is the only region where water is expected to remain above flooding levels for the rest of the week.

The province has put out a call out to volunteers to aid in the massive cleanup efforts, and about 60 members from the Canadian Armed Forces were deployed Friday to help the provincial government with damage assessment.

A long, complicated wait for normal in N.B. .
<p>As unprecedented water levels recede markedly in parts of flood-stricken New Brunswick, residents are being warned to treat the floodwaters and anything they may have contaminated with caution.</p>"All the sewage pumping stations are underwater right now," said Oland, who donned rubber boots and hip waders to traverse the thigh-high floodwaters to her home so she can to retrieve some clothes.

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