WBM Express introduced to Comox Valley Regional District in July 2013

“With my current understanding, I see the WBM Express as a tool that would not necessarily be referenced in the OCP and other bylaws, but that the performance standard built into it would be. Staff would direct individual landowners wanting to do small developments towards the WBM Express,” stated Tanis Gower.

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WBM Express introduced to Cowichan Valley Regional Board in June 2013

“The Regional Board is committed to achieving the vision that we share for watershed sustainability in our region. We also appreciate the leadership shown by Kate Miller in guiding the CVRD to the destination. Kate truly is a champion. She is demonstrating how benefits are flowing to this region because we collaborate with other regions,” stated Mayor Rob Hutchins, Chair of the Regional Board.

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Partnership for Water Sustainability in BC hosts "A Training Workshop on the Water Balance Methodology & Model" (postponed to 2014)

“By 2002, looking at rainfall differently led the Province of British Columbia to adopt the Water Balance Methodology, initiate a performance target approach to capturing rain where it falls, and initiate changes in the ways rainwater runoff is returned to streams.This science-based approach to rainwater management was formalized in Stormwater Planning: A Guidebook for British Columbia,” states Ted van der Gulik.

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