Phase 2 Flood Strategy Overview
Phase 2 (2016-) of the Lower Mainland Flood Management Strategy (LMFMS) initiative is aimed at developing a regional strategy to reduce flood risk and increase the flood resilience of communities along the lower Fraser and South Coast.
Phase 2 builds on the work in Phase 1 through a collaboration of governments and other entities having responsibilities for flood management in this region.
Structure & Leadership
A Leadership Committee is in place for Phase 2 of the LMFMS. The Committee is composed of representatives of governments that are working together to guide the strategy development.
Input during Phase 2 work has been invited from all orders of governments directly, as well as through the Joint Program Committee for Integrated Flood Hazard Management and through advisory committees. Participating entities were updated and engaged through briefing bulletins, meetings, a flood forum, presentations, workshops and a draft feedback document on a preliminary working draft strategy.
The Leadership Committee has been supported by the Fraser Basin Council.
Phase 2 work has included:
*Regional maps are available on this site and on the FloodWise site.
The following are expected in 2023: