Slope Assessment Drone Survey to Begin May 12

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Moose Jaw – As part of the City’s Slope Assessment and Monitoring Program, the City of Moose Jaw advises that aerial imaging and mapping activities of identified geohazards will be completed May 12-16 ,2023.

The assessments will be conducted by AECOM Canada Ltd. and will include aerial surveys and mapping of the terrain using a remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS). AECOM will collect current photographic images of the slopes for comparison and analysis and the information will be utilized to update and review the Slope Monitoring Program.

Work will be conducted under a Transport Canada Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC) for operations conducted within three nautical miles of a Department of Defence facility (15 Wing Moose Jaw).

The imagery collected will consist of geotagged photos which will be used to create digital elevation models of the ground terrain. All imagery will be provided to the City of Moose Jaw and will become property of the City of Moose Jaw. Images may be used in public reports.

All affected landowners, residents and occupants affected by the drone flight path will receive notification via door knocker.