Rainwater Harvesting in a Nutshell

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Rainwater Harvesting in a Nutshell

Offered by KDA (connections to CANARM, ARCSA, Gaia College, Pacific Design Academy, SOUL) – Dec 9th 10am-12pm: A short overview of RWH for residential and small commercial operations in the Cowichan Valley. The planning process, and potential uses for captured rainwater, will be explored. A Q&A peri…

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Comments (0) / December 5, 2017 /

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ARCSA AP training workshop coming up in Port Alberni this coming Jan. 2018ARCSA …

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ARCSA AP training workshop coming up in Port Alberni this coming Jan. 2018


ARCSA AP training workshop coming up in Port Alberni this coming Jan. 2018

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Comments (0) / November 16, 2017 /

Alberta Start-Up Provides In Situ Testing for E. coli — Water Canada

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Alberta Start-Up Provides In Situ Testing for E. coli — Water Canada

University of Alberta researchers are tackling the problem of rural and agricultural water testing with a handheld sensor that can detect E. coli in situ.

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Comments (0) / November 16, 2017 /

It’s the time of year when people start reaching for the road salt. If you see c…

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It’s the time of year when people start reaching for the road salt. If you see chunks of salt sitting on bare pavement, this means too much has been applied – it won’t do anything useful and will just be washed off into soils and waterways. Encourage your municipality and local businesses to be #smartaboutsalt and avoid oversalting.

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Comments (0) / November 14, 2017 /

Scientists In Houston Tell A Story Of Concrete, Rain And Destruction

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Scientists In Houston Tell A Story Of Concrete, Rain And Destruction

As researchers and engineers analyze the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, it’s becoming clear that Houston’s runaway development had a big role to play in flooding.

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Comments (0) / November 10, 2017 /

Water Canada

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Water Canada

Algal blooms are a frequent and wide-spread problem that is hurting the Ontario economy, threatening human and ecological health, and Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner is demanding that provincial ministries do more to protect our waters from the nutrient pollution that drives the blooms.

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Comments (0) / October 26, 2017 /

Investing In Nature 101: A Triple Win for Cities, Communities, and Developers

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Investing In Nature 101: A Triple Win for Cities, Communities, and Developers

America has a $3.6 trillion infrastructure problem—but no clear solution. “Green infrastructure” can often provide the same services as traditional manmade structures at less cost with bonus benefits for the environment.

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Comments (0) / October 24, 2017 /

Drain without deluge: slow the water flow – The Western Producer

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Drain without deluge: slow the water flow – The Western Producer

FARGO, N.D. — Jeff Penner isn’t selling a machine so much as he’s selling a concept. He’s showing farmers how to achieve good drainage without […]

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Comments (0) / October 20, 2017 /

Designing Resilient Cities That Don’t Flood

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Designing Resilient Cities That Don’t Flood

A study released by the Carbon Disclosure Project this month finds that 103 cities around the world have a serious risk of flooding. Most of the problem can be traced directly to the increased use …

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