Green Infrastructure in Metro Vancouver: Langley Township, Delta and Vancouver are leading by example
New Neighbourhoods and Green Infrastructure Innovation in Langley
“The Routley, Yorkson and Northeast Gordon neighbourhood communities illustrate how a ‘water-centric’ approach is changing the way that land is developed in Langley,” stated Ramin Seifi, Director of the Community Development Division, in 2007 at the Showcasing Innovation event hosted by the Township of Langley.
“Each neighbourhood features a different green innovation: A multi-purpose greenway and shallow infiltration systems on individual residential properties were first implemented in Routley; a ‘third-pipe system’ for roof drainage connects to a sand filtration treatment system and deep-well injection for aquifer recharge in Yorkson; and most recently, we have built truly ‘green streets’ in North East Gordon Estates.”
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