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Belladune Port Authority Climate Change Risk Assessment Belladune, NB

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In the fall of 2019, BPA engaged CBCL Limited (CBCL) to complete a Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA) for its facilities in Belledune, New Brunswick. The risk assessment follows Engineers Canada’s Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Committee (PIEVC) Protocol, with adjustments tailored to the study. The PIEVC Protocol provides a risk assessment framework based on interactions between climate parameters and infrastructure assets and operational components. Attachments Belledune-Port -Authority-Climate_Change-Risk-Asessement-April2020 (16 MB)

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Xwu’nekw Park Sea Dike Climate Lens Resilience Assessment

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The District of Squamish was awarded a $4 million grant under Infrastructure Canada’s Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program to design and construct a new section of sea dike at Xwu’nekw Park in downtown Squamish. In accordance with the requirements of the grant funding, the District retained Kerr Wood Leidal Associates to complete a Climate Lens Resilience Assessment and used the Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Committee (PIEVC) Protocol to do so. The assessment considered how climate change may affect the project … Read more

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East Riverside Flood Risk Assessment

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In recent years, the issue of flooding has increasingly become a major concern in the City of Windsor. Extreme rainfall events in 2016 and 2017 each caused significant flooding of local roads, homes, and businesses – with thousands of reports of flooding received by the City as a result of each event. In response, the Mayor initiated an 8-Point Plan in September 2017, aimed at addressing flooding problems in the City of Windsor. This plan included several measures aimed at … Read more

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DELTA FLOOD PROTECTION SYSTEM RISK ASSESSMENT

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The City of Delta engaged Stantec to lead a climate risk assessment of its flood protection system using Engineers Canada’s Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Committee’s (PIEVC) vulnerability assessment protocol (the Protocol). This assessment will help the City identify potential hazards to the system from current and future flood conditions, including the impacts of climate change over the next several decades. Results from this assessment will provide the City with crucial data and recommendations for future adaptation strategies to mitigate the … Read more

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WATER RESOURCES PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT FOR PLACENTIA, NEWFOUNDLAND

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The Town of Placentia, Newfoundland, was chosen as the focus for one of the two water – resources case studies. This case study centers on four pieces of infrastructure in the Town of Placentia, located on Newfoundland’s Avalon Peninsula and on the east coast of Placentia Bay. The community encompasses Dunville, which forms the northwestern section of the town and is connected to downtown by a lift bridge. The Placentia area is subject to frequent storms, which have caused serious … Read more