Infrastructure Adaptation Program

The Infrastructure Adaptation Program 

The Infrastructure Adaptation Program helps communities across Canada to reduce their risk of flooding through two main areas of focus:

Flood-Resilient Community Design

Front Cover of Report "Preventing Disaster Before it Strikes"

  • Developing a national standard for building new flood-resilient residential communities.
  • Click here for a report that outlines 20 best practices to design and build new residential communities that are more flood-resilient.
  • Click here here to learn more about our collaboration with the Standards Council of Canada to develop a new National Standard of Canada, based on the report
  • Click here for an infographic about the report
  • Click here for a summary one-pager

Natural Infrastructure Preservation

Wetlands Report Cover

  • Quantifying the economic value of natural infrastructure preservation to limit flood risk.
  • Click here for a report that demonstrates that leaving wetlands in their natural state may reduce the costs of flooding by nearly 40 percent.