Media Release

April 24, 2020

Chatham-Kent Lake Erie Shoreline Study available online for public viewing

Supported by the Natural Resources Canada’s Climate Change Adaptation Program, this study explores the influence of climate change on future coastal hazards due to changes in storms and ice cover and the associated challenges for the coastal communities of Chatham-Kent.

The Municipality, along with the Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority, researchers from Zuzek Inc., and the University of Waterloo collaborated on the study.

The goal of the study is to increase the resilience of the Chatham-Kent community through the development of short- and long-term solutions to the existing coastal hazards and associated challenges.

The resulting report dated April 23, 2020 is now available for review in both low resolution and high resolution at the following:

https://portal.chatham-kent.ca/downloads/es/CKLakeErieSS_LR.pdf

https://portal.chatham-kent.ca/downloads/es/CKLakeErieSS_HR.pdf

The report will also be presented to Chatham-Kent Council at the May 4, 2020 council meeting. Requests for the document can be emailed to ckies@chatham-kent.ca

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For more information contact

Bruce McAllister
Director of Planning Services
Municipality of Chatham-Kent
226-312-2023 X 3042
brucem@chatham-kent.ca

 Thomas Kelly
General Manager, Infrastructure and Engineering Services
Municipality of Chatham-Kent
519-360-1998
thomask@chatham-kent.ca

 Media Contact:
Jim Blake
Communications Officer
Municipality of Chatham-Kent
519-360-1998 x 3624
jimbl@chatham-kent.ca

 

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