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Author: AM1140/Eagle 100.9
It was a year ago as of June 2nd that warnings went out about heavy rain and rising river levels that led to extensive flooding.
To date the Province has paid out 73-million dollars in its Disaster Recovery Program.....a figure that's estimated to total 162-million when it's done.
Highwood M-L-A George Groeneveld says the local area led the way with 400-millimeters of rain.
Over 84-hundred residential claims were made for assistance totalling 27-million dollars. the same amount was paid out to municipalities.