Friday, November 15, 2019

Tag: flood mitigation

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...

Fort McMurray Wades Ahead on Flood Mitigation Project

At last week’s council meeting for the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB), specifications for the design, construction, and financing of ongoing flood mitigation...

Auditor General: NWT Lacks Leadership on Climate Change Adaptation

Canada’s Auditor General, Michael Ferguson, was in Yellowknife this week to speak with the territory’s legislators about his office’s report on climate change adaptation...

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