Community Matters with Brian Ostrander

Flood Waters - Mitigation measures for local government and homeowners

March 01, 2022 Brian Ostrander Season 1 Episode 5
Community Matters with Brian Ostrander
Flood Waters - Mitigation measures for local government and homeowners
Show Notes

In both 2017 and 2019 we experienced flooding on our shoreline resulting from rising lake levels.  Some blamed climate change – some pointed to the International Joint Commission the group responsible for controlling the dam at the east end of Lake Ontario. Most of us said – it’s likely both – and are trying to figure out how best to deal with this if it happens again.  We're joined by David Swan - Head of Risk Assessment with Hydra International and a member of both the Flood Mitigation Industry Association and the Association of State Floodplain Managers.

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