"Central Saanich property owners are viewing their properties differently now that the municipality can point them to the Water Balance Model. Use of the tool is raising awareness of how to achieve rainfall capture," stated Nirmal Bhattacharya.
"We had a few projects where we went back after implementation to find that the topsoil was not there. So we knew we had to look back at what we had done in the past; and develop a strategy so that we get what we ask for in future projects," stated Remi Dube.
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In August 2009 the CRD hosted a two-day technical workshop on rainwater management techniques.
To provide "first flush" pollution control and rainwater management, the parking lot at the City of Surrey's Clayton Dog Off-Leash Park utilizes pervious concrete as the pavement surface.