The Credit River in Mississauga has experienced increased water levels this afternoon due to an ice and debris jam. The increased water level is causing flooding north of Old Derry Road and west of Second Line.
Residents in the area east of the Credit River in the vicinity of Old Derry Road and Second Line West are encouraged to evacuate their homes as a precaution.
At this time, only Willow Lane has been closed. Willow Lane, Barberry Lane, Old Mill Lane, Pond Street and a portion of Historic Trail up to Upper River Court are in the recommended evacuation area.
For those affected by the flood, the Rivergrove Community Centre at 5800 Rivergrove Avenue is open as a reception centre. Please take your emergency kits, essential medications and cell phone with you.
To report flooding, please call 3-1-1 or 905-615-4311 outside City limits. For emergency assistance, please call 9-1-1.