With jurisdictions across Canada all pushing for flood plain maps to be updated, a researcher from the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University of Waterloo has warned that the national flood risk will continue to increase over time.
Dr. Blair Feltman, who serves as head of the Intact Centre, noted that many parts of Canada are still relying on flood maps that are decades out of date and do not reflect the reality of flood risk exacerbated by climate change.
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