News release

UPDATE: City of Mississauga Flood Warning

Environment | February 21, 2018

The Credit River in Mississauga has experienced increased water levels this afternoon due to an ice and debris jam. The increased water level is causing flooding north of Old Derry Road and west of 2nd Line.

Residents in the area east of the Credit River in the vicinity of Old Derry Road and 2nd Line West are encouraged to evacuate their homes as a precaution.

Willow Lane has been closed and Old Derry Road is limited to local traffic from Historic Trail to 2nd Line West. Willow Lane, Barberry Lane, Old Mill Lane, Pond Street and a portion of Historic Trail up to Upper River Court are in the recommended evacuation area.
For those affected by the flood, the Rivergrove Community Centre at 5800 Rivergrove Avenue is open as a reception centre. Please take your emergency kits, essential medications and cell phone with you.
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The Credit River is experiencing increased water levels causing flooding north of Old Derry Road and west of 2nd Line.
To report flooding, please call 3-1-1 or 905-615-4311 outside City limits. For emergency assistance, please call 9-1-1.
For more information as the Flood Warning continues, visit or follow the City of Mississauga on Twitter at @CityMississauga.


Media Contact:
Carley Smith DeBenedictis
Senior Communications Advisor
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200, ext. 4203
TTY: 905-896-5151