Wednesday, March 20, 2019

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Gov’t of Canada Funds Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir Project

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, announced funding for the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir project in Calgary, Alberta. In June 2013, communities in...

Gov’t of Canada Provides Funding to Increase Flood Resilience in Yellowknife

New funding has been announced by the Government of Canada and the City of Yellowknife to support a project that will increase flood resilience...

Gov’t of Canada Invests in Flood Mitigation Infrastructure in Drumheller, AB.

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, announced funding for a project to enhance Drumheller, Alberta’s Flood Mitigation and Climate Change Adaptation...

Gov’t of Canada Provides Funding to Increase Flood Resilience in Edmonton

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, announced funding for several flood mitigation projects in Edmonton. This includes building new dry ponds in...

Cost of Severe Weather Damages in 2018 Fourth-Highest on Record

Insured damage for severe weather events across Canada reached $1.9 billion in 2018, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ) and the Insurance...

AB Flood Mapping, Stormwater, and Alert System Projects Receive Funding

More than two dozen Albertan communities are getting new and replacement flood mapping to support emergency response and long-term planning in the province. The federal...

Research Links Shrinking Water Supplies to Drier Soils

A study conducted by Professor Ashish Sharma at Australia's University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney explains that drying soils are at the...

Alberta Amends Emergency Management Act

Alberta’s Emergency Management Amendment Act is now in effect, improving the ability of the province’s communities to develop and refine their emergency management plans...

Report: 2017 Lake Ontario Flood Not the Result of Outflow Protocols

A new report concludes that there were few surprises regarding how the plans used to regulate the outflows from Lake Superior and Lake Ontario...

Researchers Find Dramatic Increase in Stormwater Runoff

Columbia Engineering researchers have demonstrated that stormwater runoff extremes have been dramatically increasing in response to climate change and other anthropogenic changes to the...

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