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.
To report flooding, please call 3-1-1 or 905-615-4311 outside City limits. For emergency assistance, please call 9-1-1.
Carley Smith DeBenedictis
Senior Communications Advisor
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200, ext. 4203