Ministry of Community Development Circular informs BC local governments about ‘Beyond the Guidebook’
Beyond the Guidebook
On February 10, 2009 the Ministry of Community Development sent out a circular to all Municipal and Regional District Chief Administrative Officers, Engineers and Planners regarding the Beyond the Guidebook provincial initiative.
Beyond the Guidebook was released in June 2007 as a guidance document to introduce a methodology for correlating green infrastructure effectiveness in protecting stream health through using a pragmatic approach to achieve performance targets based upon rain water balance.
The Water Balance Model for British Columbia is a web-based decision support tool that provides easy access to the Beyond the Guidebook approach. This tool bridges engineering and planning and links the site to the stream and watershed.
To read the complete story as posted on the Rainwater Management Community-of-Interest, click on Ministry of Community Development Circular informs BC local governments about ‘Beyond the Guidebook’.
Downloadable Version of the Circular
To download a copy, click on Ministry of Community Development – Beyond the Guidebook Circular – February 2009.