Flood News: March 1-31st, 2018

Posted on: 2 April, 2018


Flood News for March 1 to March 31, 2018. All of your flood and climate change news is available below.


Flood Preparedness


🔗 Canada: Flood Protection And Development Go Hand In Hand – Business Facilities | March 26, 2018
🔗 Canadians to get mandatory emergency alerts on their phones – The Globe and Mail | March 21, 2018
🔗 Traction on climate file encourages chief executives of IBC, Intact – Canadian Underwriter | March 16, 2018
🔗 January winter storms, floods caused more than $54 million in insured damage across Eastern Canada – Newswire | March 8, 2018
🔗 ‘Water is the new fire,’ says the Insurance Bureau of Canada – The Toronto Star | March 5, 2018
🔗 In the face of extreme weather events, Canada must plan for resiliency – The Globe and Mail | March 1, 2018

Alberta


🔗 When it comes to flooding in Calgary, it's not the snowpack we need to worry about – CBC News | March 27, 2018
🔗 State of emergency for overland flooding continues in Taber area – CBC News | March 26, 2018
🔗 Climate change and development a recipe for future Elbow River flooding, U of C study finds – CBC News | March 16, 2018
🔗 2013 Alberta flood victims “not even aware” of risk: ICLR speaker – Canadian Underwriter | March 16, 2018

British Columbia


🔗 'The water keeps rising': South Okanagan community fights off floods – CBC News | March 27, 2018
🔗 B.C. flood fears grow amid rising temperatures and above average snowpack – CBC News | March 9, 2018

New Brunswick


🔗 Water levels stable as River Watch launches for 2018 flood season – CBC News | March 12, 2018
🔗 New Brunswick working on technology to ease damage in flood season – Global News | March 5, 2018

Nova Scotia


🔗 Halifax's battle of the rising sea: Will the city be ready for future floods and storms? – The Globe and Mail | March 5, 2018

Ontario


🔗 Changes in works following Cambridge/Brantford ice jams – Kitchener Post | March 27, 2018
🔗 Lakehead Region Conservation Authority to update 30-year-old flood plain maps – CBC News | March 27, 2018
🔗 Heavy rain, strong winds and flood watch for Windsor and Chatham – CBC News | March 27, 2018
🔗 City strikes expert task force to prepare for floods – CBC News | March 19, 2018
🔗 Strong wind gusts prompt ERCA to issue flood watch – CBC News | March 19, 2018
🔗 Flood cleanup for Chatham and Thamesville to begin next week – CBC News | March 1, 2018

Quebec


🔗 Some Quebecers remain homeless and in financial limbo one year after devastating floods – The Star | March 29, 2018
🔗 West Island residents weigh in on government response to last spring's devastating floods – CBC News | March 20, 2018
🔗 Flood victims in Pierrefonds-Roxboro sue city, borough for negligence – CBC News | March 9, 2018
🔗 Quebec's flood action plan falls short on prevention, says flood victim – CBC News | March 2, 2018
🔗 Province orders Quebec municipalities to come up with action plans in response to 2017 floods – CBC News | March 1, 2018

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