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CFAS Background and Resources

Participants interacting with boards at CFAS open house

The Coastal Flooding Adaptation Stategy (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.


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.





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.


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.

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.


Eager to delve deeper? Take a look at the annual council reports, news releases, and preliminary studies and guidelines directing the CFAS work.