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City of Mississauga Acts on Flood Prevention and Mitigation

Sep 19, 2013

At yesterday's Council meeting, flood mitigation and process improvement actions were approved based on the July 8, 2013 storm when the City of Mississauga experienced unprecedented rainfall that overwhelmed the storm drainage system's capacity.

More information on these actions is available in the Council Agenda General Committee Recommendations.

In addition, Council approved requesting the Federation of Canadian Municipalities urge the federal government to incorporate climate change adaptation and mitigation principles within the Building Canada Fund; establish a establish a permanent natural disaster relief fund; and provide sustainable
funding for infrastructure to address residential and business flooding.

Background

Resolution 0159-2013

Corporate Report July 8, 2013 Storm Event Update – Transportation and Works

Media Release City of Mississauga Looks Ahead to Flood Prevention and Mitigation







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