Stormwater

StormTech® MC-3500 chamber, McLaughlin Place retail centre

New commercial development meets Moncton’s strict stormwater runoff regulations

To satisfy the city’s Zero Net Increase for Stormwater Runoff Law, the underground system used 87 StormTech® MC-3500 chambers.
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New reports on stormwater fees and soil health in Ontario

Speaking at an environmental and green infrastructure event on November 15, 2016, Dianne Saxe, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO), released a technical paper:...
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Sustainable and equitable stormwater funding: a British Columbia case study

With aging infrastructure, lack of preventative maintenance, and more instances of failures, municipalities are reviewing their stormwater funding systems.
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Lafarge to manufacture StormTrap products in Western Canada

StormTrap, a provider of stormwater management systems, and Lafarge Canada, Inc. have entered into a licensing and manufacturing agreement.

Concrete cloth is an emerging technology for culvert remediation

In a 2005 study by the National Research Council of Canada, researchers found that social costs can add up to 400% of construction costs. This is particularly relevant when culverts are in high traffic areas or buried deeply.

Benefits from low impact development stormwater management

Stormwater has traditionally been collected by storm sewer networks and conveyed to downstream centralized permanent pool stormwater management (SWM) ponds. There it is treated...

Environment Canada reviewing Montreal’s raw sewage plan

A review by Environment Canada's is the latest development in the controversy surrounding Montreal's plan to dump sewage into the St. Lawrence River.
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Toronto examines a new stormwater management approach

A Toronto based group is building a network of facility-level water projects to alleviate the burden on municipal stormwater management infrastructure.

Risks of legal liability for stormwater management

Flooding related lawsuits against municipalities, conservation authorities and governments, show the legal risks associated with stormwater management.

Precast concrete structures used for Toronto stormwater retention tank

Major Stormwater Retention Tank Installation Method By Adam Polski  Constructing massive precast concrete structures with CON/SPAN® provides choices for design engineers and assembly options for contractors. The...

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