"These days we’re all hearing about 'Green', but few people realize to be really 'Green' you must be 'Blue' too! Nature has designed a partnership between land ('Green') and water ('Blue') where each benefits the other." stated Peter MacDonagh.
"Climate change significantly raises the risk of rain-generated floods and infrastructure failure. To maintain current levels of service, drainage infrastructure will need to be modified and upgraded. A key challenge is that for many communities, it will be prohibitively costly to rely on conventional engineered solutions," states Chris Jensen.
"In addition to interviewing several experts and community leaders with knowledge of rainwater and stormwater issues, the film introduces the ELC report that offers a number of innovative solutions, many of which could be applied in the CRD region and beyond," states Holly Pattison.
Topsoil Technical Primer - cover (360p)
Green Infrastructure Partnership - February 2010
The Morgan Heights developer exemplifies what is meant by 'shared responsibility'. To ensure the performing topsoil is provided, the developer works with a purchaser from the start of house construction to the point where the purchaser takes possession and moves into the house.
The goal of Wind Walk, the first Mike Holmes Community, is to maintain the amount of water in the community at pre-development levels.