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Tag: overland flooding

August Flood in Toronto Costs $80M in Insured Damage

On August 8th, a thunderstorm produced 72 millimeters of rain over Toronto, with 51 millimeters falling in just one hour. The Insurance Bureau of...

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...

Prov. Disaster Recovery Assistance for Flood-Affected in Chatham-Kent

Ontario has activated the Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians program in flood-affected areas in the communities of Chatham and Thamesville after extensive flooding throughout...

Tofino, BC Awarded Grant for Flood Mapping Project

The District of Tofino has been awarded a $150,000 grant from the Community Emergency Preparedness Fund for the District of Tofino Flood Mapping Project. The...

Sask. Water Security Agency Anticipates Below-Normal Spring Runoff

Saskatchewan’s Water Security Agency (WSA) has released its preliminary spring runoff outlook for 2018. With the dry conditions in the summer and fall of 2017,...

National Disaster Mitigation Program Funds Ontario Floodplain Mapping

The federal government will fund a floodplain mapping project in Ontario, announced Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women and Member of Parliament for...

Feds, Prov. Fund 30 Flood Mitigation Projects in B.C.

On Friday, Harjit Singh Sajjan, Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Vancouver South, and Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and...

New Online Tool to Build Consumer Knowledge of Flood Coverage

Following on last week’s announcement from the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) regarding Atlantic Canada flooding, the IBC has released an online tool to...

Atlantic Canada Flooding Prompts Insurance Bureau Statement

Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is encouraging residents affected by flooding in Atlantic Canada to call their insurance representatives immediately if they have damage to report. "We have seen...

Stormwater Infrastructure Support for Atlantic Canada Village

Today the federal government and the government of New Brunswick announced support for water and solar projects in Atlantic Canada. Improved stormwater infrastructure in...

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