Why The Flood Management Strategy Initiative?
The Lower Mainland Flood Management Strategy (LMFMS) initiative is aimed at the creation of a region-wide strategy to reduce flood risk and improve the flood resilience of communities along the lower Fraser River and south coast — from Hope to Richmond and from Squamish to White Rock.
Fill Knowledge Gaps
Improve Public Awareness
Identify Shared Solutions
Reduce Flood Risk
Phases of Strategy Development
PHASE 1 2014-2016
Understanding Lower Mainland Flood Risks
PHASE 2 2016-2021
Building a Region-Wide Strategy
PHASE 3 2021-
BC’s Lower Mainland Flood Management Strategy
— Lower Mainland Flood Risk Assessment — The Lower Mainland Flood Management Strategy initiative is focused on flood risk reduction in the BC Lower Mainland. In 2020 a Lower Mainland Flood Risk Assessment was completed to support the strategy development. The risk assessment spans BC’s
— Lower Mainland Flood & Environmental Atlas — An online map atlas and document library has been developed to identify environmental values and features along the lower Fraser River and coastal foreshore areas – in the context of flood hazards and flood management. The Lower