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CFAS Background and Resources

Participants interacting with boards at CFAS open house

The Coastal Flooding Adaptation Strategy (CFAS) project was initiated in 2016 and since then, numerous resources have been produced and sourced to support the process of strategy development, community consultation and information sharing.

Browse the documents gathered on this page to find public presentations, process reports, content resources, supporting strategies, and further background information.

Presentations

Did you miss a CFAS event or want to revisit event materials? This section includes presentation materials delivered at CFAS public and stakeholder meetings and workshops.

2019

2018

2017

2016

Consultation and Workshop Reports

Here you will find reports summarizing the engagement process to date, including core CFAS consultation events, infrastructure flood vulnerability stakeholder workshops and contributions from our academic partners.

Resource Materials Prepared by CFAS Team

Explore this section to learn more about the work accomplished and resources developed as part of CFAS. Get familiar with coastal flooding issues and adaptation options through CFAS Primers, read about the ongoing ecosystem and infrastructure risk assessment, discover interactive story maps, and watch informative videos.

Resource Materials Prepared by Others

Numerous organizations are supporting climate adaptation and flood resiliency work throughout Canada and the CFAS Team collaborates with many of these outside groups. These links are provided for context and to support those looking to delve deeper into the work prepared by others that have supported or featured CFAS.

Supporting Strategies

CFAS stems from the local Surrey Climate Adaptation Strategy and feeds into the regional Lower Mainland Flood Management Strategy. Follow the links below to read more about these two strategies.

Background

Eager to delve deeper? Take a look at the annual council reports, background presentations/webinars, news releases, and foundational studies related to CFAS.

Reports to Mayor & Council

Background Presentations & Webinars

News Releases

Foundational Studies