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Tag: stormwater management

Waterloo, Ontario Completes Stormwater Management Master Plan

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Waterloo, Ontario’s council endorsed a stormwater management master plan environmental assessment on December 16, 2019. Council also directed staff to file the notice of completion...

Vancouver Adopts Rain City Strategy to Manage Stormwater

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Vancouver City Council has voted to adopt the Rain City Strategy, which reimagines how the city manages stormwater using green infrastructure. “As residents of a...

City of Markham Takes Green Approach to Flood Control

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The City of Markham is taking a green approach to flood control with plans to create natural infrastructure spanning five acres, roughly the size...

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...

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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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...

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