Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Tag: Low Impact Development

A Few More STEPs—Understanding the Economics of Low Impact Development

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Municipalities across Canada face a familiar list of stormwater management challenges: aging and inadequate stormwater infrastructure, the threat of increasing flood damages, climate change,...

Stormwater Management Study Led by CVC Receives FCM Funding

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Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) received $175,000 from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities to determine the most cost-effective stormwater management system for the City of...

UBC Study Compares LID Implementation Across Canada

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In a recent study, researchers at UBC Okanagan’s Life Cycle Management Laboratory compared how different jurisdictions are handling LID implementation. The researchers found that...

National Bioretention Standards Under Review

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Bioretention is the process in which contaminants and sedimentation are removed from stormwater runoff using grass buffer strips, sand beds, ponding areas, organic layers,...

NWT to Receive $200M Over Ten Years for Green Infrastructure

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The governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories are forwarding infrastructure for Northern Canadian communities, with over $200 million for green infrastructure projects devoted to reducing greenhouse gases,...

Ontario’s Trend Towards Stormwater Fees

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In January 2016, the City of Mississauga became the largest municipality in Canada to charge customers with a stormwater fee. This funding is earmarked...

Closing U.S. Water Infrastructure Gap Could Generate $220B

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The Value of Water Campaign, supported by founding member Water Environment Federation (WEF), has released a new report that found closing the investment gap...

Evaluating Long-Term Performance From Low Impact Development Practices

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Imagine using an unassuming corner of your street, yard, or local park to improve the quality and security of water and the Great Lakes....

The Ongoing Challenge of Stormwater Maintenance

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Maintenance of infrastructure is not an exciting topic of conversation. We prefer things that are new and innovative. Stormwater management technologies are no exception....

Is the Grass Always Greener?

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Your city is suffering from an extended summer drought. Every blade of grass has recoiled from the sun. Every lawn has large, crispy sections...

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