5 Results for flood mapping

Newfoundland and Labrador has awarded a contract for a flood risk mapping study, a flood forecasting model, and a flood forecasting service for the lower Churchill River. The contract was awarded to KGS Group for $931,000, and work is anticipated to be completed by March 31st, 2019. The information will…

June 12, 2018 @ 11:03am

Columbia Basin Trust has announced support for 12 climate action projects with over $540,000 through the first year of its three-year Climate Action Program. A number of projects will help communities improve adaptive measures for water resources as the climate changes. “Taking action on climate change is a high priority among many…

April 03, 2018 @ 9:48am

The Village of Salmo, B.C. has announced the receipt of a grant for $150,000 to cover 100 per cent of the costs of a flood mapping project through the Union of BC Municipalities Community Emergency Preparedness Fund. The grant will be used to develop an institutional understanding of the flood…

December 19, 2017 @ 11:33am

On Saturday, Canada and British Columbia announced the first annual progress report on the implementation of the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change, the first pan-Canadian plan to address climate change, which highlighted national work on floodplain mapping. In the past year, governments have taken steps to support communities affected by…

December 11, 2017 @ 10:04am

A new report from the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation out of the University of Waterloo finds all 10 provinces and Yukon are ill-prepared for flooding as a result of climate change. The report, Climate Change and the Preparedness of Canadian Provinces and Yukon to Limit Potential Flood Damage, surveyed 103 government representatives…

October 31, 2016 @ 11:15am