Flood News: Week of September 5th, 2016

Posted on: 16 September, 2016


In partnership with Wilfrid Laurier University, the University of Waterloo, and McMaster University, the University of Saskatchewan will be leading the Global Water Futures: Solutions to Water Threats in an Era of Global Climate Change initiative. The project will focus on developing ways to forecast and mitigate water-related risks. Details about this project as well as other flood-related news can be found below:


Rebuilding after Floods

🔗 After flood, a truck-loving Alberta town goes walkable – CBC News, Sept 11th, 2016

🔗 Fire and flood: the challenges of rebuilding in Fort McMurray’s most flood prone-neighbourhood – CBC News, Sept 9th, 2016


Winnipeg Floods

🔗 Winnipeg, Headingley may ‘share the pain’ of Assiniboine River floods with Lake Manitoba – CBC News, Sept 8th, 2016

🔗 No summer floodway use to control Winnipeg river levels: report – CBC News, Sept 7th, 2016


Water Project

🔗 Southern Alberta flood leads to ‘largest university-led water project in the world’ – Calgary Herald, Sept 6th, 2016

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