Richard & Liz Bergeron

Calgary’s Real Estate Specialists

Richard's Cell: 403-819-2331 | Liz's Cell: 403-875-8470

Blogs
Posts By Date
Categories

Watch above: Anyone who keeps their boat on Sylvan Lake was asked to make sure it was still secure Saturday, after Friday’s wild weather. Eric Szeto has the details.

EDMONTON – Anyone who keeps their boat on Sylvan Lake is being asked to make sure it’s still secure after Friday’s wild weather.

“Yesterday the whole lake was full of white caps, water splashing up on shore,” said Cpl. James Allemekinders with Sylvan Lake RCMP.

“It was a pretty intense day.”

At least 15 boats have washed up along the south shore of the lake. Several of those boats have taken on a lot of water, RCMP said.

READ MORE: Blustery weather across Edmonton and central Alberta

Some of the boats have been tied up or taken off the lake by RCMP, but several are still strewn about along Lakeshore Drive between 40 Street and Petro Beach.

Officers are attempting to contact boat owners, but say they’re having little success.

RCMP are concerned that if winds shift Saturday the unsecured boats will be washed back out onto the lake, becoming a hazard for other lake users and property owners.

“Once a boat breaks free and is floating without an operator, it can go anywhere, do anything, it can hit other boats. If it sinks it leaks fuel, leaks oil into the lakes, which obviously is an environmental concern,” said Allemekinders.

Read full post

Recreation properties offer a scenic and serene home away from home

The dip of a paddle in the lake, the sizzle of a steak on the barbecue, the haunting hoot of a Great-Horned Owl: welcome to recreational living.

In a recreation survey conducted by the Alberta government, the top three favourite leisure activity of respondents was walking, golf and camping.… Read More

A little rest and relaxation is a post from: CREBNow

Read full post
Data is supplied by Pillar 9™ MLS® System. Pillar 9™ is the owner of the copyright in its MLS®System. Data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by Pillar 9™.
The trademarks MLS®, Multiple Listing Service® and the associated logos are owned by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) and identify the quality of services provided by real estate professionals who are members of CREA. Used under license.