Take steps to keep yourself and your property safe from floods

Floods are a possible hazard in Yukon and usually occur in the spring during rapid snow melt or from ice jams on rivers.

Prevent flood damage

Visit Flood Ready for information and video tutorials.

Find out how you can prepare for a flood on your property.

Find out what to do about fuel tanks and hazardous substances in flood areas.


Flood map

Find sandbag locations within areas affected by rising water levels.  

Recover from a flood

Keep livestock safe

Visit Emergency Preparedness for Farm Animals.

Find flood risk levels

The Water Resources Branch monitors the risk of flood Yukon-wide. Flood risk reports are posted on the water level conditions page. The report will note flood risk levels of moderate or higher.

Get flood alerts

We post flood alerts on Facebook and Twitter, our emergency updates page and through posters, community meetings and other methods. The tools we use to communicate an emergency depend on the location and severity of the flood.