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Tag: flood

Manitoba Outlet Channels Project Reaches Milestone

Minister of Infrastructure Ron Schuler has announced that the Lake Manitoba Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels project has advanced to the next phase of...

New Brunswick Launches 2020 River Watch Program

The River Watch program will provide New Brunswickers with information on the status of rivers, potential ice jams, and other flood issues across the...

Flood Mitigation and Erosion Control Underway Along Toronto Waterfront

The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), in partnership with the City of Toronto, will be undertaking flood and erosion control work at several...

Manitoba Launches Flood Protection Program for Municipalities

The Manitoba government has launched a flood protection program to help municipalities prepare for spring flooding, according to an announcement made by Municipal Relations...

USask Professor Leads Project to Predict River Ice Jams and Reduce...

A University of Saskatchewan professor is working on better predicting ice formation in rivers, and potential ice jamming, to reduce the risk of flooding. When...

District of Kent, B.C. Declares State of Emergency Due to Flooding

A state of local emergency was declared by Mayor Sylvia Pranger for the District of Kent on February 1, 2020. Heavy precipitation in the area...

Collaboration and High-Res Maps Improve Flood Risk Management: Study

Community collaboration and high-resolution maps are key factors in delivering effective flood risk management, according to a new study. "The impacts of flooding continue to...

DUC Releases New Report on Leveraging Wetlands to Support a Climate-Ready...

Traditional flood management infrastructure can be supported by cost-effective natural flood management services that are provided by wetlands, according to research commissioned by Ducks...

Child Development Centre in B.C. Receives Renovation Grant After Flood

Families in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows will soon have a new facility that offers therapeutic programs for children. The child development centre, which...

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...

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