Technology & policy packages for flood risk management

Challenge:
Helping hydrologists and engineers transform their science on flood risk management into tools for local decision makers, city managers and businesses.

A live review and synthesis process, coaching 15 senior hydrology researchers to transform their technical work into tools for local/national governments and companies to better manage flood risk. The process highlighted web-based flood mapping and risk management processes and practices for town managers, planners and insurance companies.

Partners: United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment & Health, FloodNet Canada.