Home Depot Demonstrates Rainwater Management Innovation in the City of Courtenay

"The City required that post-development rainwater flows leaving the site were equal to or less than the pre-development flows. For this property that was effectively zero. Home Depot established a BC precedent when it implemented a deep deep-well system for injecting rainwater runoff into the underlying aquifer," stated Kevin Lagan.

Tattersall Drive upgrade in Saanich includes rain gardens for rainwater management

“The completion of the road will also include landscaped boulevards and parking bays to enhance the road’s appearance and to accommodate residents’ desire for on-street parking. The implementation of rain gardens continues to support the District’s goal of developing a sustainable community," stated Mayor Frank Leonard.

Re-Inventing Rainwater Management in the Capital Region: Call for action to implement fundamental changes

In a presentation to regional politicians, Paddy O'Reilly stressed the need to clean the region's beaches and work with natural water cycles; and asked the Capital Regional District (CRD) to implement fundamental changes in how the region deals with rainwater and stormwater runoff. brought forward a series of recommendations to the Joint Meeting hosted by the Core Area Liquid Waste Management Committee with the Environmental Sustainability Committee.

Central Saanich Receives FCM Watershed Award of Excellence

"Area farmers, local interest groups, and government agencies all worked together to develop a comprehensive plan that addresses ecological, social, cultural, agricultural and engineering issues in an inclusive manner," stated Councillor Terry Siklenka.