Infrastructure Adaptation Program

The Infrastructure Adaptation Program (IAP)

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

Flood-Resilient Community Design

  • Developing a national standard for building new flood-resilient residential communities.
  • Click here for more information about the program and our collaboration with the Standards Council of Canada.

Natural Infrastructure Preservation

  • 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.