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A collection of successful PIEVC assessments from across various regions, infrastructure types and scopes. Click on the titles for further details on these projects.

The Metrolinx Five Year Strategy

tags: Eaux usées, Roads and Associated Structures, Routes et structures connexes, Stormwater

The Metrolinx Five Year Strategy (2015-2020) included the provision for a Corporate Climate Adaptation Plan to be established by 2018. In view of this goal, Metrolinx created a Senior Advisor position in resiliency and adaptation, and engaged a project team, consisting of specialists from AECOM, Risk Sciences International and Toronto Region Conservation Authority, to conduct a pilot study on climate change vulnerabilities.

Six representative assets were analyzed using Engineers Canada’s Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Committee (PIEVC) Protocol, so that specific,... click to learn more

Ontario March 2016

Évaluation de la vulnérabilité aux changements climatiques du réseau de drainage unitaire de Montréal

Montreal Stormwater report cover tags: Roads and Associated Structures, Stormwater, Wastewater, Water Resources

Le Service de l’eau de la Ville de Montréal a signé une entente avec Ingénieurs Canada afin d’utiliser le Protocole du comité sur la vulnérabilité de l’ingénierie des infrastructures publiques (Protocole) pour l’évaluation de la vulnérabilité des infrastructures de drainage unitaire du Service aux changements climatiques. Le Protocole consiste en une méthodologie d’évaluation centrée sur l’utilisation d’une matrice de risques et sur le jugement professionnel. (Available in French only)

Quebec July 2015

City of Nelson Stormwater Management System

City of Nelson Stormwater Management System Assessment cover tags: Stormwater

The City of Nelson recognizes the importance of preparing for the potential impacts of future climate change, specifically relating to the effects of flooding and extreme rainfall events. As a participant in CBT's Communities Adapting to Climate Change Initiative (CACCI), the City identified the possibility of vulnerabilities in their stormwater infrastructure and engaged focus to further assess the system using the Engineers Canada Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Committee (PIEVC) Protocol. This Protocol provides the framework to enable public service decision makers to... click to learn more

British Columbia February 2014

Climate risk assessment of transportation requirements for the MB-NU supply chain

tags: Airport Infrastructure, Roads and Associated Structures, Water Resources

Assessment information available soon.

Nunavut

Assessment of Tibbitt to Contwoyto winter ice road NWT - Economic Implications of Climate Change Adaptations for Mine Access Roads in Northern Canada

tags: Roads and Associated Structures

Assessment information available soon.

Northwest Territories

Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment – Distribution Sector

Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment – Distribution Sector report cover tags: Electrical Distribution

The current study aims to evaluate the vulnerability of Toronto Hydro’s electrical distribution system within the City of Toronto to a changing climate by employing Engineers Canada’s Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Assessment Protocol (PIEVC Protocol). This study is a high level screening analysis designed to determine where infrastructure vulnerabilities to climate change may be present, to suggest avenues for adapting infrastructure to climate change, and to identify areas of further study.

Ontario June 2015

Enhancing Resilience to Severe Weather and Climate Change – Transmission Sector

tags: Electrical Distribution, Electrical Transmission

Assessment information available soon.

Ontario

Risk Assessment of Key Buildings and Infrastructure in Ross River, Yukon, Related to Permafrost

tags: Buildings

Assessment information available soon.

Yukon

Climate risk assessment of stormwater and potable water systems

tags: Stormwater, Water Resources

Assessment information available soon.

Ontario

Climate risk assessment of stormwater and potable water systems

tags: Stormwater, Water Resources

Assessment information available soon.

Ontario

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