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CITY OF VERNON STORMWATER INFRASTRUCTURE PIEVC ASSESSMENT REPORT

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In 2018, the City of Vernon engaged Urban Systems to complete a Drainage Infrastructure Prioritization Project (DIPP). The objective of this work is to prioritize investments and set sustainable levels of service for storm drainage. Subsequent to the initiation of this project, the City secured additional funds for a climate change vulnerability assessment of its stormwater management infrastructure. Noting that more severe rainstorms and freshet flows have already occurred, with varying impacts to its existing drainage infrastructure, the City recognized … Read more

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Altona Climate Resilience Assessment of Existing and Proposed Drainage Infrastructure

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A climate change resilience assessment was undertaken for existing and proposed drainage infrastructure components in a commercial and residential area of the Town of Altona, Manitoba. The assessment was conducted using the Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Committee (PIEVC) Protocol of Engineers Canada and in accordance with Infrastructure Canada’s Climate Lens General Guidance, version 1.1. Attachments Report- Altona Climate Resilience Assessment (Final Sept 10 2019) (3 MB)

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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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PIEVC High Level Climate Assessment on Community Flood Mitigation Project

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The City of Thunder Bay is in the process of developing a funding application for a Community Flood Mitigation Project that requires a Climate Change Resilience Assessment to support the application. To satisfy this assessment, a PIEVC High Level Screening Assessment will be completed. This assessment process meets the requirements of the funding, specifically related the Infrastructure Canada Climate Lens General Guidance requirements. The main objective of the mitigation project is to significantly upgrade the stormwater system throughout Thunder Bay … Read more

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Altona Climate Resilience Assessment of Existing and Proposed Drainage Infrastructure

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A climate change resilience assessment was undertaken for existing and proposed drainage infrastructure components in a commercial and residential area of the Town of Altona, Manitoba. The assessment was conducted using the Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Committee (PIEVC) Protocol of Engineers Canada and in accordance with Infrastructure Canada’s Climate Lens General Guidance, version 1.1. The climate change resilience assessment concluded that Altona’s existing drainage infrastructure system is currently vulnerable to extreme rainfall events and is also vulnerable to future climate … Read more

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GRAHAM CREEK STORMWATER INFRASTRUCTURE PIEVC STUDY

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Meetings with City of Ottawa staff from various departments were held on June 20 and 21, 2016 to present the PIEVC process and discuss potential candidate infrastructure for the study. The stormwater management infrastructure at Graham Creek was selected for the study by the City of Ottawa. The Graham Creek Storm Infrastructure (GCSI) consists of a series of stormwater structures along the old alignment of Graham Creek starting at West Hunt Club Road and discharging into the Ottawa River north … Read more

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CITY OF NELSON STORMWATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

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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 … Read more

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ÉVALUATION DE LA VILLE DE TROIS-RIVIÈRES DU RÉSEAU DE COLLECTE DES EAUX PLUVIALES

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(Available in French only) Le changement climatique expose les infrastructures canadiennes à des conditions pour lesquelles elles n’ont pas été conçues à l’origine. Cela peut réduire leur durée de vie utile et entraîner des pertes économiques, des perturbations dans la vie et les habitudes quotidiennes des Canadiens, en plus d’augmenter les risques pour la santé et la sécurité publiques, sans oublier l’environnement. Les ingénieurs se fient traditionnellement aux données historiques pour concevoir des infrastructures durables, sécuritaires et fiables mais il … Read more

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ASSESSMENT OF TOWN OF WELLAND’S STORMWATER AND WASTEWATER COLLECTION AND TREATMENT SYSTEM

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The present study, which includes both an application of the PIEVC climate change vulnerability assessment protocol and an update of the City of Welland’s vintage Intensity-Duration-Frequency (IDF) rainfall data, is a co-operative initiative between the City of Welland, Region of Niagara, PIEVC and the Ontario Ministry of Environment. Members of the PIEVC Climate Change Vulnerability Risk Assessment for Municipal Stormwater and Wastewater Infrastructure Steering Committee include the organizations named above plus WaterSmart Niagara, Engineers Canada, Great Lakes and St. Lawrence … Read more