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The Home Flood Protection Assessment
Home Flood Protection Assessments are available to owners of single-detached homes in Burlington, Ontario for a subsidized fee of $125. In roughly 60-90 minutes, a trained Assessor works with the homeowner to complete a 50-point visual assessment of potential sources of water entry into the home. A confidential, easy to read report identifies top ranked actions to:
- Reduce sewer back-up and overland flood risks
- Reduce moisture levels that cause mould and mildew growth
- Reduce damage to contents and valuables
- Wisely manage water onsite
- Understand risks as they relate to insurance coverage
A live customer service helpline, personal follow-up from the Assessor, and seasonal maintenance reminders provide additional support to homeowners as they work to protect their homes from flooding.
Where and When Will the Home Flood Protection Program be Available?
The Home Flood Protection Program is being piloted Burlington, Ontario throughout 2017. Lessons learned in Burlington will inform the development of a nation-wide flood risk reduction program that will provide Canadians with the practical resources they need to reduce their risk of basement flooding.
In addition to the Home Flood Protection Assessment, homeowners have the option to volunteer for a confidential University of Waterloo Home Flood Protection Study. This study tallies program impacts and provides critical insights that will help adapt and streamline the program for national rollout.
- Click here for the Terms and Conditions of the Home Flood Protection Assessment.
- Click here for the Terms and Conditions of the Home Flood Protection Study.
Program funding is generously provided by the Province of Ontario and the City of Burlington to support ongoing flood prevention education at the household level.
Note: the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation operates independently of all funders, and does not financially benefit from the sale or promotion of any products or services.
Home Flood Protection Assessments will be Delivered by AET Group – Your Trusted Partner for Sustainable Solutions
The Home Flood Protection Program is proud to partner with the award-winning consultants at AET Group to deliver the Home Flood Protection Assessments in Burlington, Ontario.
AET Group is an employee-owned multi-disciplinary environmental consulting, auditing, and scientific services company, with over 1,000 projects completed in Ontario and across Canada. To learn more about AET’s reputation as a highly-trusted and leading edge environmental consulting firm, please click here.
For Home Flood Protection Assessment inquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-877-876-9235.