Public Safety and Solicitor General, Environment and Local Government, March 14, 2016 - Fredericton
New Brunswickers are reminded to be cautious around waterways and watch for any potential flooding in their communities as River Watch was officially launched today. The program is a joint effort between the Department of Environment and Local Government and the Department of Public Safety's Emergency Measures Organization. Other partners include NB Power and federal, provincial and state agencies involved in monitoring and forecasting the water flow in the province's rivers and streams. From left: Claude Côté, meteorologist with Environment Canada; Greg MacCallum, director of the Emergency Measures Organization; Public Safety Minister and Solicitor General Stephen Horsman; Nadine Caissie Long, River Watch data specialist with the Department of Environment and Local Government; and Stacey Cooling, operations manager with the Emergency Measures Organization.