The report will address:
Regional priorities for flood mitigation
A new risk assessment
Structural and non-structural options for flood mitigation
Funding and decision-making options
Key deliverables for Phase 2 are:
Draft strategy report (Summer 2020)
Final strategy report (Late 2020 – Early 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
Phase 2 Overview
Phase 2 of the Lower Mainland Flood Management Strategy (LMFMS) initiative is aimed at developing a regional strategy to reduce flood risk and increase the flood resilience of communities along the lower Fraser and South Coast.
Phase 2 (2016-2020) builds on the work in Phase 1 through a collaboration of governmental and non-governmental entities having responsibilities for flood management in this region.
Here’s a look at projects completed and work underway in Phase 2 of the Lower Mainland Flood Management Strategy.
Lower Fraser River 2D Flood Modelling and Mapping
Digital Elevation Model of the Lower Fraser River
Flood Risk Assessment
Online Atlas on Flood and the Environment
Assessment of Flood Management Options
RELATED FLOOD PROJECTS
Seismic Guidelines for Dikes
Assessment of Orphan Dikes
BC Storm Surge Forecast Model