Flood News: Month of March 2017

Posted on April 3, 2017


Flood News for the month of March 2017. All of your flood and climate change news is available below.


Climate Change

🔗 Changing jet stream, extreme weather linked to humans: study – CBC News, March 29th, 2017


Flood Damages and Perceptions

🔗 Emergencies declared in 3 Manitoba municipalities due to flooding – CBC News, March 31st, 2017

🔗 Sandy Bay First Nation sues province, feds over 2011 flood they call a ‘man-made disaster’ – CBC News, March 6th, 2017


Flood Forecasting

🔗 Winnipeg scaling back flood preparations as floodway operations begin – CTV News, March 31st, 2017

🔗 Manitoba flood forecast data centre getting busy – CBC News, March 26th, 2017

🔗 Manitoba’s flood forecast rated as moderate to major: Province – Global News, March 24th, 2017

🔗 How 3D maps of an Alberta mountain could help predict the next flood or drought – CBC News, March 21st, 2017

🔗 How a new tool can predict coastal flooding in Nova Scotia down to the metre – CBC News, March 18th, 2017

🔗 U.S. and Canadian scientists to study cross-border flooding – CTV News, March 4th, 2017

🔗 What forecasters mean by a major risk of flood – CBC News, March 1st, 2017


Flood Mitigation Projects and Planning

🔗 Risk management overhaul necessary for cities to become more resilient to catastrophic events: report – Canadian Underwriter, March 27th, 2017

🔗 3 tips to keep your basement from flooding – CBC News, March 27th, 2017

🔗 Federal disaster mitigation funding “a leap forward”: ICLR – Canadian Underwriter, March 23rd, 2017

🔗 B.C. government invests over $10.5 million in Fraser Valley flood mitigation – Canadian Underwriter, March 23rd, 2017

🔗 Warned it’s ‘easy to forget’, Council panel labels flood mitigation a top priority – Calgary Herald, March 23rd, 2017

🔗 Desjardins Insurance offers new flood coverage for low-, medium-risk areas – Canadian Underwriter, March 14th, 2017

🔗 Tsuut’ina First Nation objects to Springbank dam flood mitigation proposal – Global News, March 8st, 2017

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