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B.C. communities benefit from flood mitigation investments

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Public Safety and Solicitor General

B.C. communities benefit from flood mitigation investments

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Approved proposals for CEPF structural flood mitigation projects

The following 18 communities have had their proposals approved for Community Emergency Preparedness Fund Structural Flood Mitigation projects:

Abbotsford – Cannell Lake Dam remediation:
Total approved funding: $493,000  

Armstrong – Meighan Creek Bypass:
Total approved funding: $730,000  

Colwood – Lookout Brook Dam upgrade:
Total approved funding: $750,000

Cowichan Tribes  – Clem Clem Village – Cowichan River erosion protection:
Total approved funding: $750,000  

Fernie – Mountainview Dike upgrade, Phase 1:
Total approved funding: $750,000

Kelowna – Strathcona area flood prevention project:
Total approved funding: $289,000  

Lil’wat Nation – Pole Yard dike upgrade:
Total approved funding: $750,000

Lumby – Shields Avenue dike upgrades:
Total approved funding: $750,000

Merritt – Voght Street structural flood mitigation project:
Total approved funding: $750,000

Metlakatla First Nation – Metlakatla coastal erosion protection project, Beach 4:
Total approved funding: $750,000

North Cowichan – Canada Avenue floodgate:
Total approved funding: $750,000

North Vancouver District – Kilmer Creek restoration and daylighting:
Total approved funding: $750,000

Penticton – Penticton Creek structural flood mitigation, Reach 3A and 3B:
Total approved funding: $750,000

Peachland – Structural flood mitigation from 4th Street to Swim Bay:
Total approved funding: $750,000

Pitt Meadows – Fenton Pump Station replacement:
Total approved funding: $740,000  

Richmond – Flood protection and dike upgrades:
Total approved funding: $750,000

Squamish Lillooet Regional District – Lillooet River sediment removal and landslide-monitoring equipment on Mount Currie:
Total approved funding: $750,000

Telkwa – Bulkley River flood protection improvements:
Total approved funding: $740,000  

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