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The 2013 Great Alberta flood: actions to mitigate, manage and control future floods

Source(s):  Alberta WaterSMART

This paper intends to outline actions that can be taken to reduce the likelihood of large-scale destruction resulting from extreme weather events in order to inform policy discussions across Alberta, Canada. The paper is organized according to the six recommendations for action: (i) planning for more frequent extreme weather events; (ii) improving operational capacity through modeling and data management; (iii) analyzing the costs and benefits of investment in infrastructure; (iv) strengthening building codes in urban planning; (v) evaluating insurance options; and (vi) improving the management of water resources.



 
 
  • The 2013 Great Alberta flood: actions to mitigate, manage and control future floods
  • Publication date 2013
  • Number of pages 21 p.

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