"Other languages like French and German often use more exact terms than English for 'stormwater' and 'wastewater', and this changes how relationships and worth are perceived," states Robert Hicks.
Andy Reese (120p)
The article is provocative in pointing out that some methodologies can be used to obtain any number of "correct" answers. This approach contrasts with a compilation of current and acceptable state of the practice.
Story #1 - cover (475p)
ISMP Course Correction Series - November 2010
The Community Charter empowers British Columbia municipalities with extensive and very specific tools to proactively manage the complete spectrum of rainfall events in order to protect stream an watershed health.
NYC Green Infrastructure Plan - cover (360p) - October 2010
The advantage of the green infrastructure approach is that it delivers the same degree of water retention as "grey," but at a much lower price. When coupled with the traditional approach, it will allow the city to reduce sewer overflows into its waterways by 40% by 2030.
Don Moore (1959-2008) was a commonsense practitioner; he was not captive to terminology. Part of his legacy is being the catalyst for looking at drainage differently in 2004. In March 2005, he was the driving force in organizing the Let it Rain Conference, hosted by the Institute of Urban Ecology at Douglas College in New Westminster.