We need houses and roads for our growing population. Unfortunately, all those hard surfaces result in twenty or more times the runoff than a natural landscape! And that runoff can be quite dirty.
Low impact development is an evolution of the science of stormwater management. It is an approach that mimics nature's features and processes in order to minimize and clean up this runoff in the most economical way possible--while maximizing environmental and social benefits.Learn more
From planning and policy to operations and maintenance, through the design and approvals process to construction...land development has many players and many implications for managing runoff. For a sustainable future, we need to evolve.
A low-impact landscape on your own property is an essential component of an affordable, sustainable stormwater management system. Learn how you can do your part...there are many simple ways to get started!
The Nose Creek Watershed Partnership has completed Phase I of its four-phase Nose Creek Model Project, reviewing 20 models for the development of its watershed-scale predictive model.Read more
HOT OFF THE PRESS: The long-awaited Public Health Guidelines for Water Reuse and Stormwater Use have been issued by Alberta Health.Read more
The CSA Group has released standard W210 Prioritization of Flood Risk in Existing Communities for public review.Read more
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