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

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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

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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

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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...

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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