DOWNLOAD A COPY OF: “Living Water Smart in British Columbia: Town of Comox – beacon of inspiration for water balance approach to land development” – released by the Partnership for Water Sustainability in March 2023
“The Drainage Infrastructure Protection and Runoff Control bylaws were a key shift. Jim Dumont had a key role in helping us think through the implementation details. Creating the bylaws definitely shows that the Town is serious. We have to follow our bylaws now. It’s the law!” stated Shelley Ashfield. The Town had to re-invent what have been accepted development practices. Historical failure by designers to apply the fundamentals of a water balance approach perpetuates degrading of urban streams.