CLIMATE RESILIENCE ASSESSMENT: TOWN OF FARO WATER, SEWER AND ROAD UPGRADES – PHASES 2 & 3

CLIMATE RESILIENCE ASSESSMENT: TOWN OF FARO WATER, SEWER AND ROAD UPGRADES – PHASES 2 & 3

The Town of Faro, located about 360 km North of Whitehorse is undergoing upgrades to its water, sewer, storm water and road infrastructure under the management of the Yukon Government – Community Services (YG-CS). The project is split into multi phases following the length of the construction season. Phase 1 is being built this summer (2019), while Phases 2 and 3 are not designed yet. Construction of Phases 2 and 3 will start next summer (2020) and will continue until end of construction season 2024. YG-CS commissioned WSP Canada Group Limited (WSP) to conduct as Climate Lens Assessment which consists of two parts, a Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Mitigation Assessment, and a Climate Resilience Assessment. The current report provides the Climate Resilience Assessment for Phases 2 and 3 of the infrastructure upgrades. Phases 2 and 3 include the proposed upgrades given in Table 1, as indicated in the Town of Faro Infrastructure Master Plan (Associated Engineering, 2018a).

Cover Image Climate Resiliance Town Faro

Consultant :WSP Canada Group Limited

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