More Turbid Stormwater from the Town Enters Sylvan Lake

More intense rainfall has added an additional load of entrained solids from stripped and cleared land and exposed development excavations within the Golf Course Creek catchment.

Precipitation reports from three weather stations show the range and intensity across the Central Alberta area west of Sylvan Lake (click to enlarge the image):

Three Station Precip 2015-08-13 to 23

Some of that turbid stormwater runoff from that recent rain was held up in the detention pond at 60th Street and 48th Avenue:

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Additional photos in this album follow the turbidity into Golf Course Creek, through the Sylvan Lake Golf and Country Club irrigation pond, and into Marina Bay and Sylvan Lake through the culverts under Highway 11A.

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