“In British Columbia, we are seeing opportunities to bring together two streams of thinking: watershed-based planning and infrastructure asset management. This is a remarkable shift. A catalyst for holistic outcomes is this financial challenge: the initial capital cost of infrastructure is about 20% of the life-cycle cost,” states Kim Stephens.
2011 thru 2015
Katherine Baer (120p)
More communities are beginning to understand that economic vitality and resilience to climate change rest on adaptation strategies that provide multiple benefits for every public dollar invested.
The program builds on a growing consensus among the Environmental Protection Agency and green development advocates that green infrastructure can be an effective tool to help reduce stormwater overflows.