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Saskatchewan Funding Long-Term Flood Mitigation Program

Saskatchewan’s Minister responsible for the Saskatchewan Water Security Agency (WSA), Dustin Duncan, has announced that WSA is again transitioning the Emergency Flood Damage Reduction...

Sarnia Closing Stormwater Facilities for Phragmites Eradication

As part of the City of Sarnia’s plan to eradicate phragmites in the municipal stormwater management facilities, closures are taking place this week to...

Federal Funding Supporting 61 Flood Mitigation Projects in Ontario

Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Ralph Goodale announced over $7.75 million in funding to support work on 61 new projects in Ontario...

Government of Canada Continues to Support Green Infrastructure in Ontario

The Government of Canada is committed to supporting green infrastructure projects in Ontario. The commitment was reiterated on July 10, 2019 by François-Philippe Champagne,...

City of Markham Takes Green Approach to Flood Control

The City of Markham is taking a green approach to flood control with plans to create natural infrastructure spanning five acres, roughly the size...

Stormwater System in Kitchener Receives $49.9 Million in Funding

The City of Kitchener has received $49.9 Million in funding from the Government of Canada for a stormwater management system that will help protect...

Four Projects in Greater Montreal Area Receive $2.8 Million to Increase Climate Resilience

François-Philippe Champagne, Canada’s minister of infrastructure and communities, and Vicki‑May Hamm, president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), announced investments totaling nearly $2.8...

Kitchener’s Advancement in Integrated Stormwater Management

Degraded water quality, increased stream temperatures, and erosion along watercourses – these are just some of the impacts that urbanization has on the environment,...

Get Smart on Stormwater to Save Billions

As climate change begins to gather speed, its impacts become more visible each year. It is not just about polar bears anymore. It isn’t...

Rivière du Loup, Quebec Upgrades Stormwater Infrastructure

The City of Rivière du Loup, Quebec will receive funding from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) to improve stormwater management. A part of $1.5...

Standards Council of Canada Moves Toward National Stormwater Guidance

A joint report from the Standards Council of Canada (SCC), Engineers Canada, Credit Valley Conservation, and Zizzo Strategy provides an overview of existing stormwater...

AB Flood Mapping, Stormwater, and Alert System Projects Receive Funding

More than two dozen Albertan communities are getting new and replacement flood mapping to support emergency response and long-term planning in the province. The federal...

Cyberinfrastructure Strategies to Control Urban Stormwater in the Great Lakes

“If I had an ultimate vision… it would be that there would never be a flood ever again in any city in the world.”...

Green Municipal Fund Supports Stormwater Project in Alberta

Today, François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and Vicki-May Hamm, FCM President announced more than $5.7 million for green infrastructure in the Town...

Researchers Find Dramatic Increase in Stormwater Runoff

Columbia Engineering researchers have demonstrated that stormwater runoff extremes have been dramatically increasing in response to climate change and other anthropogenic changes to the...

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