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A changing climate means your risk of home flooding is rising. 

Register for the Home Flood Protection Webinar

The climate is changing and your risk of home flooding is rising.  

Don’t wait for the water. Join Cheryl Evans, Director of Flood and Wildfire Resilience at the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation, to discover the simple steps you can take to protect your home and belongings from flood damage.  

In this 1-hour Zoom presentation, you will learn how to:

  • Complete a home flood protection check-up

  • Review your insurance policies for flood damage coverage

  • Get local flood notifications and prepare for flood event

A Q&A session will provide you the opportunity to get your questions about home flood protection answered. 

Event Details

Date: Thursday May 26, 2022

Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Location: Zoom

A couch and side table float in a flooded living room. Below,  event details for the Home Flood Protection Presentation are featured alongside a headshot of guest speaker, Cheryl Evans. At the bottom, from left to right are logos for the University of Waterloo, the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation, Climate Action in Dufferin, Dufferin Emergency Management, and the County of Dufferin


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The average basement flood costs $43,000 to repair, but you can take basic flood prevention measures for only $250. 

Prevent a Flood in Three Steps

Home flood protection is easier than you think. 

By maintaining and improving the stormwater collection systems inside and outside your home, you can reduce the risk that you and your community will experience flooding in your home and neighbourhood.

*Note: Not all actions will be applicable to each home. Completing these steps does not guarantee the prevention of basement flooding.

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Home Flood Protection is just a click away

Complete the Home Flood Protection Check-Up for an easy-to-use risk assessment tool and receive a confidential report that will help you reduce your flood risk.

Prepare for a Flood

Even with these flood prevention measures in place, you should be ready and able to respond quickly during a flood event.

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Visit Dufferin’s Emergency Preparedness Page

Dufferin is rising to the challenge

Explore the Dufferin Climate Action Plan and join the along the road to net-zero by 2050.