Saturday, December 10, 2022

Tag: flood resilience

B.C. helps to fund new drinking water system for Abbotsford

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The City of Abbotsford announced that the province is providing $62 million to build a new well and water-treatment system to ensure a reliable,...

New guide to help municipalities improve flood-resiliency

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Climate change is causing a steady increase in the frequency, intensity and duration of weather-related natural disasters. Damages caused by floods and rainstorms comprise...

New research reveals risk to Canada from droughts, storms could cost...

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New research, launched by global professional services company GHD titled Aquanomics: The economics of water risk and future resilience reveals that droughts, floods, and...

SPONSORED: Helping municipalities mitigate flood risks and protect their communities

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Over the last decade, flooding has become the costliest extreme weather disaster affecting Canadians. According to research by Intact Center on Climate Adaptation, the...

Manitoba releases statement on outlet channel construction

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Indigenous and Northern Relations Minister Eileen Clarke and Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler have issued a statement on the construction of the Lake Manitoba and...

Three bridges to be replaced in Western Newfoundland

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The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has announced funding to mitigate the risk of bridge washouts and flooding on provincial highways and roads. “Heavy rains...

Ontario launches task force on flood resilience

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The Government of Ontario is launching a new task force to study flood resilience measures in the wake of flooding in several parts of...

Alberta looks to advance Springbank construction timeline

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The Government of Alberta has announced the hiring of Martin Ignasiak to assess opportunities to expedite construction of the $432-million Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir. Ignasiak, a...

Yellowknife receives funding to improve flood resilience

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New funding has been announced by the Government of Canada and the City of Yellowknife to support a project that will increase flood resilience...