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FLASHBACK TO 2011: Partnership for Water Sustainability and City of Surrey co-hosted pilot 2-day “Course on the ISMP Course Correction”


“The genesis for ISMPs (Integrated Stormwater Management Plans) was a desire to integrate the community, engineering, planning and environmental perspectives. In 2001, Metro Vancouver’s member municipalities recognized the benefits of this approach and made a legal commitment to the Province to have ISMPs in place by 2014 for their watersheds,” reported Robert Hicks.

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Rainwater Management in a Watershed Context – What's the Goal?

“The approach we have taken in British Columbia differs from that of the United States EPA due to the nature of the root problems being solved. The critical issue in British Columbia is the damage and loss of habitat caused by development and erosion of the headwater streams,” states Jim Dumont.

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