Flooding

Preventing Disaster Before It Strikes
Preventing Disaster Before it Strikes
Preventing Disaster Before it Strikes 600 400 Mantle

This report profiles 20 best practices to be incorporated into the design and construction of new flood-resilient residential communities in Canada. Ensuring that new communities are built under the direction of these practices is necessary to combat ever-worsening extreme weather that, if not addressed, will result in costly and unremitting flood damage.

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Report on Legal Tools for Flood Resiliency
Report on Legal Tools for Flood Resiliency 600 400 Mantle

The Institute of Catastrophic Loss Reduction and Mantle have released a report exploring legal tools that could be used to require private property owners in existing developments to better manage stormwater and protect against flood risk. It also offers a model bylaw that can be adapted by municipalities across Canada. Read more.

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