Rain to Resource Workshop in Kelowna: Municipalities touting rain garden option to developers



Keep Rain On-Site

“More and more in municipalities around B.C., developers are being told they must keep runoff from their development on-site, and rain gardens are one way that can be achieved,” wrote Judie Steeves in an article published by the Kelowna Capital News about the From Rain to Resource Workshop.

“Rain gardens were mentioned again, for use on private land, as well as on public land, such as in parking lots and medians along roadways.”

To read the complete article, click on Municipalities touting rain garden option to developers


To Learn More:

The 2-day workshop, titled 'From Rain to Resource: Managing Stormwater in a Changing Climate' and held in Kelowna in October 2010, was co-hosted by the Okanagan Basin Water Board and the BC Water and Waste Association. Click on Final Program for complete details.

To help tell the stories of local governments that are convening for action to manage settlement change in balance with ecology, a set of stories posted on Water Bucket serve as an online resource. To access them, click on page 1, page 2, page 3 and page 4.

Settlement change in balance with ecology - june 2010

Posted November 2010