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New Brunswick Releases Flood Map for 2018

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New Brunswick’s Department of Environment and Local Government has used the latest available technology to create a flood map for 2018. That year, the...

RDN Launches Flood Hazard Study of the Englishman River

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The Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) is launching a new flood hazard study of the Englishman River. The study and resulting maps will replace the...

OBWB Launches Website to Help Residents and Local Governments Minimize Flood...

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The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) has launched the “Okanagan Flood Story” website, which aims to help residents and local governments minimize flood risk. “We’re very...

Richer Data Can Help Improve Flood Hazard Maps: Study

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Richer data can help improve the accuracy of flood hazard maps that are used by governments, insurers, and investors to determine the flood risk,...

High Risk Communities in Sask. Receive Funding for Flood Mapping

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The federal minister of public safety and emergency preparedness, Ralph Goodale, and the minister responsible for the Saskatchewan Water Security Agency, Dustin Duncan, have...

Home Insurance Buyers Lack Access to Public Flood Data

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Canadian homeowners do not have the information they need to know if they should buy flood insurance, leaving them exposed to significant financial risk. A...

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

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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...

National Disaster Mitigation Program Supports Flood Prevention and Mitigation in B.C.

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On Friday, more than $16.5 million in federal and provincial funding was announced to support work on 32 projects under the National Disaster Mitigation Program (NDMP). Joyce...

Federal and Provincial Governments Support Flood Risk Mapping in Nfld.

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Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, has announced close to $1 million in federal funding to Newfoundland and Labrador under the...

NL Releases Updated Flood Risk Map for Waterford River

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Newfoundland and Labrador has released a flood risk mapping study of the Waterford River and its major tributaries. The new study was undertaken in November...

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