Quebec

The Quebec case studies listed here were created or supported by CCIAD.

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Analyzing vulnerability to flooding in urban environments in the context of climate change

Cover page of case studies, titled «Analyser la vulnérabilité sociétale et territorial aux inondations en milieu urbain dans le contexte des changements climatiques, en prenant comme cas d'étude la Ville de Montréal»

(2012) (PDF, 4.98 MB, 130 pages, French only)

Analysis of social and territorial vulnerability, and of flood risks along « Rivière des Prairies », North of Montreal, to identify vulnerable areas and facilitate adaptation decision making in affected sectors.

communitiesWater resources

Montreal


Green stormwater control systems - An option for climate change adaptation

Cover page of case studies, titled «Implantation en milieu urbain de systèmes végétalisés de contrôle à la source des eaux pluviales comme option d'adaptation aux changements climatiques : balisage des pratiques québécoise, canadiennes et internationales et développement d'un cadre d'implantation pour les municipalités du Sud du Québec»

(2012) (PDF, 37.1 MB, 361 pages, French only)

Implementation of green stormwater management systems (best at-source practices), in Beauport, demonstrating their value and assessing success factors for watershed-infrastructures in urban areas.

Link to case study will be posted when available.

InfrastructureWater resources

Beauport


Prototype extreme flow warning system for the Yamaska River pilot watershed

Cover page of case studies, titled «Développement d'un prototype de système d'alerte aux faibles débits et aux prélèvements excessifs dans le bassin versant pilote de la rivière Yamaska»

(2012) (PDF, 4.85 MB, 111 pages, French only)

Analysis of the low-flow and excessive-water-withdrawal warning system implemented by the University of Sherbrooke in the Yamaska watershed to enable communities characterized by extreme flow events to adapt their water usage in the face of climate change.

communitiesInfrastructureWater resources

Yamaska River


Economic impact of climate change on low flows and their consequences for water use

Cover page of case studies, titled «Analyse économique des impacts des changements climatiques sur les étiages et leurs conséquences sur divers usages de l'eau dans le bassin versant de la rivière Yamaska»

(2013) (PDF, 2.17 MB, 110 pages, French only)

Analysis of the efficiency of the warning system produced by the University of Sherbrooke to compare the economic impacts of reduced water quantities in the Yamaska River with those of the mechanism implemented to regulate water usage.

communitiesInfrastructureWater resources

Yamaska River


Effective management of agricultural pests

Cover page of case studies, titled «Études de cas pour faciliter une gestion efficace des ennemis des cultures dans le contexte de l'augmentation des risques phytosanitaires liés aux changements climatiques»

(2013) (PDF, 6.41 MB, 183 pages, French only)

Development of a phyto-sanitary risk analysis method evaluating climate change impacts on crops and the vulnerability of the agricultural sector, as well as identification of adaptation options for decision making.

AgricultureHealth

Montérégie, National Capital Region, Lower St. Lawrence, Lanaudière, Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean


« Analyse socioéconomique des impacts et de l'adaptation aux changements climatiques de l'industrie touristique au Québec »

Cover page of case studies, titled  «Analyse socioéconomique des impacts et de l'adaptation aux changements climatiques de l'industrie touristique au Québec

(2012) (PDF, 7.66 MB, 199 pages, French only)

Evaluation of the potential climate change impacts on outdoor recreation in the Laurentians and the Eastern Townships to determine risks and appropriate adaptation strategies, and further, to develop recommendations for all of Quebec.

communities

Laurentians and Eastern Townships


« Analyse prospective de la position concurrentielle du Québec en matière de production agricole dans un contexte de changements climatiques »

Cover page of case studies, intitulée « Analyse prospective de la position concurrentielle du Québec en matière de production agricole dans un contexte de changements climatiques»

(2013) (PDF, 2.67 MB, 193 pages, French only)

Evaluation of the impact of climate change on the competitive position of corn, apple and forage producers in the Quebec agricultural sector, with an aim to transfer the methodology to other crop types and to other provinces.

Agriculture

Province of Quebec


Water Infrastructure Risks From Extreme Climate Change

Cover page of case study, titled, « Évaluation de la vulnérabilité aux changements climatiques des réseaux d'évacuation des eaux de surface dans le secteur de Trois-Rivières-Centre »

(2012) (HTML, PDF, 2.18 MB, 81 pages)

A vulnerability assessment identified stormwater and wastewater system components at risk of failure or damage, utilizing the PIEVC infrastructure risk assessment protocol.

communitiesInfrastructureCoastal Management

Trois-Rivières