Flooding, sewer backups in Attawapiskat

A Facebook account belonging to Rosiewoman Cree shared several detailed photos of the conditions in Attawapiskat. The region has declared a state of emergency due to flooding and sewer backups.

Attawapiskat flood

Photos courtesy of Rosiewoman Cree on Facebook.

Attawapiskat flood

Photos courtesy of Rosiewoman Cree on Facebook.

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"East side of Attawapiskat." Photos courtesy of Rosiewoman Cree on Facebook.

Attawapiskat flood

Photos courtesy of Rosiewoman Cree on Facebook.

Attawapiskat flood

"thank goodness his pump was working... my father says he is still checking regularly to pump the water out on his crawl space, last time he pumped it out was about 1 p.m. he comes up and pumps it out before..." Photos courtesy of Rosiewoman Cree on Facebook.

Attawapiskat flood

"outside my father's house,, pumping his water out.." Photos courtesy of Rosiewoman Cree on Facebook.

Attawapiskat flood

Photos courtesy of Rosiewoman Cree on Facebook.

Attawapiskat flood

Photos courtesy of Rosiewoman Cree on Facebook.

Attawapiskat flood

Henry & Beulah's basement. Photos courtesy of Rosiewoman Cree on Facebook.

Attawapiskat flood

Photos courtesy of Rosiewoman Cree on Facebook.

Attawapiskat flood

"Beulah Kataquapit's basement..." Photos courtesy of Rosiewoman Cree on Facebook.

Attawapiskat flood

"my dad heard about next door neighbour's house (Beulah & Henry Kataquapit's) was getting flooded,, she says her pump was not turning on,, and already her basement was getting flooded, my father decided to try to turn it on and asked me to take him next door.." Photos courtesy of Rosiewoman Cree on Facebook.

Attawapiskat flood

"Minutes more, my father's basement floor would have been flooded, when I got there,, he turned on his pump...." Photos courtesy of Rosiewoman Cree on Facebook.

Attawapiskat flood

Photos courtesy of Rosiewoman Cree on Facebook.

Attawapiskat flood

Photos courtesy of Rosiewoman Cree on Facebook.

Attawapiskat flood

"Parent's basement, was not flooded yet, almost, thanks for the backup pump that came with the house.. my father turned it on,,as he heard the others basements were getting flooded..." Photos courtesy of Rosiewoman Cree on Facebook.

Attawapiskat flood

Photos courtesy of Rosiewoman Cree on Facebook.

Attawapiskat flood

Photos courtesy of Rosiewoman Cree on Facebook.

Attawapiskat flood

Photos courtesy of Rosiewoman Cree on Facebook.

Attawapiskat flood

Photos courtesy of Rosiewoman Cree on Facebook.