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.
For more information as the Flood Warning continues, visit mississauga.ca or follow the City of Mississauga on Twitter at @citymississauga.
Erin Mills Town Centre is pleased to participate in the 25th Annual Sports Week Celebrations in Mississauga. Community residents are invited to discover a variety of sporting and healthy lifestyle activities at Erin Mills Town Centre at its ‘Spring into Action’ Sports and Camp Show. Engaging displays and activities will take place on Saturday, February 24th, 2018, from 10am to 5pm, located on the lower level of the shopping centre.
“The Sports & Camps Show is all part of Erin Mills Town Centre’s ongoing commitment to encourage the community to get active, enjoy life and live healthier,” states Francesca Bourré, Erin Mills Town Centre’s Marketing Director. “We’re really looking forward to meeting people from the community and helping them find ways to participate in all the great programs available to them in Mississauga.”
A healthy lifestyle begins with regular physical activity, and Erin Mills Town Centre looks forward to bringing both children and adults from the area together to discover the array of health-focused (and fun!) local community programming.
Visitors will have the opportunity to ask questions from knowledgeable experts and sign up for sports programs, while enjoying exciting displays, demonstrations, fun interactive activities, a photo booth and a chance to win great prizes.
In addition to discovering Mississauga’s range of sports programs and activities, guests can also look forward to meeting with local Olympians and Mississauga Sports Hall of Famers who will be on site.