Burlington flood: Cities face new breed of storms, climatologist says

The heavy rain over Burlington, Ont., on Aug. 4 was an isolated event, but climate change seems to be accompanied by more extreme storms that overwhelm infrastructure and cause flooding.

The heavy rain over Burlington, Ont., on Aug. 4 was an isolated event, but climate change seems to be accompanied by more extreme storms that overwhelm infrastructure and cause flooding.

Canadians are facing a ‘new breed’ of storms, and governments should change the way they plan for the kind of wild weather that caused a flash flood in Burlington, Ontario, Canada.

And not only in Canada. All around the world, infrastructure is aging and breaking down. We need to take into consideration the new climate and look for innovations like green roofs, porous pavements and storm management solutions like the various and complementary water solutions at BetterWorldSolutions.  Read More

Live demo flood barriers today in Delft – Holland

demo floodproofholland BoxBarrier 2013

Demo FloodProofHolland BoxBarrier 2013

Today, July 3th, flood barriers demonstrate their power live to the community. For instance the BoxBarrier which battles flood with water. 

The test facility has been expanded and improved Read More