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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.

City of Toronto Study of Three Road Culverts

City of Toronto Study of Three Road Culverts report cover tags: Roads and Associated Structures

The City of Toronto owns over one hundred and fifty large culverts with diameters larger than 3 metres, and countless smaller culverts, all of which are affected in some way by changes in the climate. The collapse of the Finch Avenue culvert during the August 19, 2005 storm event highlights the importance of these pieces of infrastructure. The subsequent reconstruction of the culvert, utilities and roadway directly cost the City millions of dollars and the closure of Finch Avenue for 14 months caused immeasurable social and financial impacts to affected residents and businesses within the... click to learn more

Ontario December 2011

City of Calgary Potable Water Collection, Treatment and Distribution System

City of Calgary Potable Water Collection, Treatment and Distribution System report cover tags: Water Resources

The City of Calgary (The City), in cooperation with Engineers Canada, embarked on a project to assess the potential vulnerability of its water supply infrastructure to climate change. This vulnerability assessment was conducted in partnership with Engineers Canada (the business name for the Canadian Council of Professional Engineers), who has established the Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Committee (PIEVC) to oversee a national engineering assessment of the vulnerability of Canadian public infrastructure to changing climatic conditions.

Alberta May 2011

City of Portage la Prairie Water Resources Assessment - Phase II Pilot Study

City of Portage la Prairie Water Resources Assessment cover tags: Water Resources

Genivar and TetrES Consultants Inc. conducted a Water Resources Infrastructure Assessment Pilot Study to assess potential vulnerabilities within Portage la Prairie’s critical water infrastructure in response to climate change. Portage la Prairie’s critical water infrastructure was considered to include the city’s Drinking Water Treatment Plant as well as its water supply intake and distribution facilities.

Manitoba November 2007

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