Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Tag: flood mitigation

Saskatchewan Announces Long-Term Flood Mitigation Program

Last week, the Minister responsible for Saskatchewan's Water Security Agency (WSA), Dustin Duncan, announced a new long-term flood mitigation program for provincial communities. The...

Support for Structural Flood Mitigation Projects in British Columbia Announced

The Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) has announced the communities that will receive financial support for structural flood mitigation projects. Communities throughout the province...

Newfoundland and Labrador Commits $9M to Water and Wastewater

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has committed nearly $9 million to water and wastewater infrastructure in St. John’s and Labrador City Federal, provincial, and...

N.B. Funds Flood Risk Action Plans and Water Quality Improvement

New Brunswick has made available $770,000 under the Environmental Trust Fund for 27 projects in the Acadia Peninsula region in 2018–19, including for flood...

Alberta Allocates Funding for Flood-Prevention Measures

Earlier this year, the Government of Alberta committed $10 million to help communities along river basins prepare for floods. The funding included $2 million...

B.C. Replaces Culverts with Bridges to Improve Flood Mitigation

British Columbia has implemented a flood mitigation activity, commissioning work at five locations west of Chetwynd, replacing culverts with bridges in order to permit...

Calgary’s $700M Flood-Mitigation Project Enters Regulatory Approval

The Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir (SR1), a flood-mitigation project to protect Calgary from a 2013-level flood, has been certified by the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency...

Using Satellite Data to Provide Early Flood Warning & Reservoir Management

A new study led by researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has analyzed what it would take for river-observing satellites to provide improved...

Columbia Basin Trust Funds Climate Action Projects in B.C.

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...

Leveraging Open Source Programs for Flood Mitigation Project Planning

A new study published in the Journal of Water Management Modeling, Automating Model Builds for Sequence Optimization of Flood Mitigation Investment Phases, provides insight...

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