Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Tag: stormwater management

UBC Study Compares LID Implementation Across Canada

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...

Model Decisions: Cost-Based & Value-Based Stormwater Infrastructure

Stormwater drainage systems are our first line of defence against pluvial flooding. In recent years, many Canadian studies have pointed to the abysmal state...

Feds Commit to Best In Class Stormwater Management for New Buildings

The Government of Canada has committed to leading by example on climate change and will actively pursue potable water use and stormwater management efficiencies in...

Barrie, Ont. Approves Climate Change Strategy

At the City of Barrie’s May 8th General Committee meeting, Councillors approved the Climate Change Adaptation strategy, which will guide future planning to reduce...

Are Stormwater Measurement Practices Accurate?

A new study released by the Journal of Water Management Modeling considers whether conventional practices in measuring particulate solids might affect understanding of stormwater...

Edmonton Opens Stormwater Smart Street to Traffic

Edmonton has opened its first green street, The Amarature, to traffic, which includes a stormwater diversion mechanism. The city describes The Armature as a pedestrian-oriented...

Climate Change Prompts Stormwater Infrastructure Resilience

City planners in Campbell River, B.C., have planned to address climate change impacts and rising sea levels on stormwater infrastructure and public space in...

Conservation Authority Practices LID Stormwater Management

This summer, the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) made good on its own findings and reports, expanding the onsite parking area at its...

Report: Stormwater Solutions for Municipalities

The Smart Prosperity Institute has released a report entitled New Solutions for Sustainable Stormwater Management in Canada. The report acts as a primer for...

Is the Grass Always Greener?

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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