Equipping Albertans to create vibrant, ecologically functional landscapes within the built environment, through comprehensive stormwater management.

LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT
A SOLUTION FOR GROWING COMMUNITIES

We need houses and roads for our growing population. Unfortunately, all those hard surfaces result in twenty or more times the runoff than a natural landscape! And that runoff can be quite dirty.

Low impact development is an evolution of the science of stormwater management. It is an approach that mimics nature's features and processes in order to minimize and clean up this runoff in the most economical way possible--while maximizing environmental and social benefits.

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Industry

From planning and policy to operations and maintenance, through the design and approvals process to construction...land development has many players and many implications for managing runoff. For a sustainable future, we need to evolve.

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Property Owners

A low-impact landscape on your own property is an essential component of an affordable, sustainable stormwater management system. Learn how you can do your part...there are many simple ways to get started!

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Latest News

City of Calgary Seeks Operations Engineer - Closing Date Extended to April 20/21

Apr 14, 2021

City of Calgary is looking for a Stormwater Operations Engineer

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Nose Creek Watershed Partnership completes Hydrologic, Hydraulic and Water Quality Model Scoping Study

Apr 14, 2021

The Nose Creek Watershed Partnership has completed Phase I of its four-phase Nose Creek Model Project, reviewing 20 models for the development of its watershed-scale predictive model.

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CSA W211 Management Standard for Stormwater Systems public review is open until May 10/21

Apr 14, 2021

The CSA Group has released W211 for public review until May 10, 2021.


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