Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Tag: flood

Parking the Water

When construction projects involve multi-level underground parking in areas with strained sewer capacity, it can present challenges in cities with aging infrastructure. Antiquated combined...

Saskatchewan Announces Transition to Flood Damage Reduction Program

The minister responsible for the Saskatchewan Water Security Agency (WSA), Dustin Duncan, announced that WSA is transitioning the Emergency Flood Damage Reduction Program (EFDRP)...

Funding Announced to Prevent Bridge Washout in Western Newfoundland

The governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador announced funding to mitigate the risk of bridge washouts and flooding on provincial highways and roads. “Heavy...

Federal Funding Supporting 61 Flood Mitigation Projects in Ontario

Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Ralph Goodale announced over $7.75 million in funding to support work on 61 new projects in Ontario...

Netherlands, China Partner for New Action on Climate Crisis

China and the Netherlands have announced a new initiative to accelerate action to make China and the region more resilient to the reality of...

Grand Forks, B.C. Receives $50 Million for Flood Mitigation Project

The Government of Canada is providing $50 million for a flood mitigation project in the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary community of Grand Forks,...

IBC Releases Report on Managing Flood Costs of High Risk Properties

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has released a paper that provides Options for Managing the Flood Costs of Canada’s Highest Risk Residential Properties. In...

Report Identifies Ways to Protect Homes from Basement Flooding

With the right information and often for less than $250, homeowners can protect their homes from the increasing risks of basement floods, according to...

Ontario Reduces Transfer Payments to Conservation Authorities by Half

Provincial funding for conservation authority programs, which warn people about flooding and protect properties from costly damages, has been reduced by half as a...

Winter Storm Causes Over $124 Million in Insured Damage Across Eastern...

The winter storm that hit Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia in March 2019 caused over $124 million in insured damage, according to...

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