7 Results for flood mapping

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 2015 as an update to the previous 1988 study. The study mapped the river from its originating point in the eastern tip of the Town…

August 17, 2018 @ 11:46am

The governments of New Brunswick and Canada will invest $1.14 million in two flood mapping projects to help communities within the province predict the impact of flooding. “These projects will provide valuable tools to help implement the province’s Climate Change Action Plan,” said New Brunswick’s Environment and Local Government Minister…

June 27, 2018 @ 10:40am

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