The town of Lampman is dealing with severe flooding after receiving 175 millimeters of rain over the weekend.
Residents of the town say water was waist deep in some areas after storm drains were overwhelmed.
The main cause of damage currently is flooded basements, meanwhile Lampman’s school is closed.
Lampman is about 195 kilometers southeast of Regina.
The town also experienced significant flooding in 2011 and 2016.
A councillor in the RM of Browning, which surrounds the community of Lampman, Blaine Fornwald, says some farmers recorded as much as 10 inches of rain or more.
Thats over 250 millimeters of rain.
He says Lampman suffered extensive flooding but most of the water has been pumped out.
On Monday, he’s pumping water at the golf course.
He says some newly planted grain crops will be washed out.
Fornwald expects crops to bounce back but there will be some wash-outs.
The community was flooded in 2011 but Fornwald says this flooding is more localized.
He is concerned about Lampman residents who sustained flooded basements.
He says with the rain, at least there will be some crop because there was a lot of uncertainty with the extremely dry weather.