Natural Resources

Flooding

Date: February 28, 2002

Location: Corner Brook

Easting: 434200

Northing: 5423300

Latitude: 48° 58' 00" N

Longitude: 57° 57' 00" W

Fatalities: 0

Injuries: 0

Source: Western Star, March 1, 2002.

The city received 90 distress calls about flooding. Tiny rapids formed gouges in city streets. In the lower sections of the city, water was spouting from manhole covers. This pattern of damage is a regular occurrence for that time of year.

 
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