Runoff Control at Four Scales

The Green Infrastructure Guide describes how the ‘greening’ of British Columbia’s urban communities can be achieved

Published in 2007, “The Green Infrastructure Guide: Issues, Implementation Strategies and Success Stories” builds on a body of work that has preceded it, and is designed to be used in conjunction with the range of important resources available from various organizations and government to support a sustainable approach to community development of infrastructure.

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Resources and Successes for Protecting Stream Health in British Columbia

Building on the interest in rainwater / stormwater modelling generated by a province-wide series of technical seminars, the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC) is collaborating with the Green Infrastructure Partnership to deliver a one-day seminar on how to implement ‘green solutions’ that actually protect stream health. Scheduled for November 15, the seminar is the next step in the rollout of 'Beyond the Guidebook: Context for Rainwater Management and Green Infrastructure in British Columbia.'

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City of Nanaimo Implements Steep Slope Development Policy

Pressure to build on hillside lands was the catalyst for the City of Nanaimo adopting the steep slope development permit area and zoning bylaws. Cottle Creek Estates provides an early example of how these bylaws, and Nanaimo's approach to green infrastructure, are being implemented.

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