Flood News: August 1st-31st, 2018

Posted on: 4 September, 2018


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


Flood Preparedness


🔗 A warmer world means a greater risk rain lands on snow, triggering floods – Ars Technica | August 12, 2018
🔗 New funding supports better community infrastructure across Canada – Newswire | August 7, 2018
🔗 Rain-on-snow flood risk to increase in many mountain regions of the western U.S., Canada – Science Daily | August 6, 2018

Alberta


🔗 Heavy rainfall causes flooding in Beaverlodge, Alta. – CBC News | August 1, 2018

British Columbia


🔗 Facing the Okanagan’s future flooding issues – Vernon Morning Star | August 10, 2018

New Brunswick


🔗 Sackville considers short-term flood fix or costlier long-term plan – CBC News | August 19, 2018
🔗 How much this province’s “historic” flooding will cost the industry – Canadian Underwriter | August 14, 2018
🔗 Heavy showers close streets, cause flooding in Saint John – CBC News | August 9, 2018
🔗 Gagetown, N.B., celebrates surviving the spring flood with 'free party' – CBC News | August 5, 2018
🔗 Government of Canada provides disaster recovery funding to New Brunswick for spring floods – Newswire | August 1, 2018

Newfoundland


🔗 How a St. John's wildlife oasis prevents flooding in the city – CBC News | August 21, 2018
🔗 Rocky Harbour man's home floods with sewage … again – CBC News | August 17, 2018

Nova Scotia


🔗 HRM taking action on flooding in Bedford-Sackville area – Herald News | August 15, 2018

Ontario


🔗 Severe thunderstorm watch issued for GTA, much of southern Ontario – CBC News | August 21, 2018
🔗 Flood watch: Is your home properly protected and insured? – 680 News | August 21, 2018
🔗 Beleaguered industry faces prospect of more flood damage in Ontario – Canadian Underwriter | August 21, 2018
🔗 Toronto's density, old sewer system lead to issues with flooding – CTV News | August 21, 2018
🔗 Ottawa's Indian community bands together in wake of 'unprecedented' flooding – CBC News | August 19, 2018
🔗 Flooded walkways, subway service reopened after another night of flooding in Toronto – Toronto Star | August 17, 2018
🔗 Heavy rain, thunderstorms, flooding slam Toronto area – CBC News | August 17, 2018
🔗 Extreme rainstorm floods downtown Kingston – Global News | August 15, 2018
🔗 Projects to fix flooding in Jane and Wilson area to start in 2019, city says – CBC News | August 14, 2018
🔗 Homeowners demand answers from city after 2nd basement flood in 5 years – CBC News | August 13, 2018
🔗 More flooding, more questions for Toronto politicians – CBC News | August 12, 2018
🔗 Ford government silent on climate change plan as experts predict more torrential rain, floods – CBC News | August 9, 2018
🔗 Flood report: The city that saw a month’s worth of rain in under three hours – Canadian Underwriter | August 8, 2018
🔗 Toronto Flooding: Insurance advice for dealing with water damage – Newswire | August 8, 2018
🔗 Everything you need to know to prepare for Toronto’s next flash flood – Toronto Star | August 8, 2018
🔗 With high lake levels and big downpours, city welcomes grant to gauge flood risk – Windsor Star | August 8, 2018
🔗 Heavy rainfall closes roads, floods parts of Brantford – CBC News | August 8, 2018
🔗 Homeowners mopping up basements say city needs to do more to prevent flooding – CBC News | August 8, 2018
🔗 Flash floods reignite debate over Toronto’s sewer system – The Globe and Mail | August 8, 2018
🔗 Toronto flooding wreaks havoc in city centre – Radio Canada International | August 8, 2018
🔗 Police rescue 2 men from water-filled elevator during Toronto flooding – CBC News | August 7, 2018
🔗 Flooding from storm turns Toronto streets into rivers – CityNews | August 7, 2018
🔗 Heavy rain causes widespread flooding, power outages in Toronto – Global News | August 7, 2018
🔗 Flooding forces beloved Kingston record store to hit pause – CBC News | August 7, 2018

Prince Edward Island


🔗 Heavy rain floods parts of Charlottetown 2 days in a row – CBC News | August 10, 2018

Quebec


🔗 Flood-damaged NCC pathway to remain closed until November – CBC News | August 14, 2018

Saskatchewan


🔗 Sask. Water Security Agency to focus on preventative measures – CBC News | August 1, 2018

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