2007 Beyond the Guidebook Seminar

2007 Beyond the Guidebook Seminar: Move from awareness to action and implement ‘green solutions’ that actually protect stream health, urged Green Infrastructure Partnership when federal and provincial agencies framed expectations in launching the Beyond the Guidebook Initiative

“The Stormwater Guidebook set in motion a chain of outcomes that has resulted in BC being recognized internationally as a leader in implementing a natural systems approach to rainwater management in the urban environment,” stated Minister of Environment Barry Penner in 2007. “The Convening for Action initiative creates an opportunity to move beyond rainwater management to embrace all components of the water cycle through integrated water management.”

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Beyond the Guidebook: Why the Water Balance Model powered by QUALHYMO

“Beyond the Guidebook takes the Stormwater Planning Guidebook to the next level of evolution. To help engineers in particular, we have developed an analytical methodology that connects source control evaluation with stream health assessment,” stated Jim Dumont. “Through implementation of “green infrastructure” policies and practices, the desired outcome in going Beyond the Guidebook is to apply what we have learned at the site scale over the past five years.”

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2007 Beyond the Guidebook Seminar: Resources and Successes for Protecting Stream Health in British Columbia

“The seminar is the next step in the rollout of ‘Beyond the Guidebook: Context for Rainwater Management and Green Infrastructure in British Columbia’. This guidance document was released in June 2007,” stated Paul Ham. “The purpose of the Beyond the Guidebook initiative is to to help local governments achieve desired urban stream health and environmental protection outcomes at a watershed scale.”

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