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TitleQuébec City's environmental services adaptation plan
LicencePlease note the adoption of the Open Government Licence - Canada supersedes any previous licences.
AuthorRichardson, G R A; Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Division
SourceAdapting to climate change: an introduction for Canadian municipalities; by Richardson, G R A ; Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Division; 2010 p. 24-25 Open Access logo Open Access
LinksOnline - En ligne
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Mediapaper; on-line; digital
RelatedThis publication is a translation of Plan d'adaptation du service de l'environnement de la Ville de Québec
File formatpdf
Lat/Long WENS -71.5000 -71.0000 47.0000 46.7500
Subjectsenvironmental geology; Government and Politics; Health and Safety; Nature and Environment; Science and Technology; Education and Training; climate effects; climate; planning; resource management; storms; models; energy conservation; health hazards; Climate change; Environmental hazards; Weather; Environmental adaptation; Planning; Integrated management; Weather forecasts; Weather warnings; Water management; Case studies
Illustrationsphotographs; location maps
ProgramClimate Change Impacts and Adaptation
ProgramClimate Change Impacts and Adaptation Climate Change Adaptation Program
Released2010 01 01; 2020 11 13
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
This case study describes the process to develop Québec City's Environmental Services Adaptation Plan,, which covers the management of air, water and soil quality; management of the City's trees and horticulture; and evaluating water quality (drinking and wastewater). The city by examined past trends and climate projections and conducted internal consultations with Environmental Services staff.. Eighty-eight adaptation measures have been targeted for all of Québec's Environmental Services operations, with the highest priority placed on measures affecting water quality and availability. The Environmental Services Adaptation Plan helped build support for the production of a city-wide adaptation plan .

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