Low Impact Development

  • Community Futures: think globally, act locally has never mattered more

    Community Futures: think globally, act locally has never mattered more

    Community Futures speaks to the most significant trends influencing our cities, from climate change to digital innovation

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  • Published in International Journal of Hydropower & Dams: Complex tunneling at the Chimney Hollow dam

    Published in International Journal of Hydropower & Dams: Complex tunneling at the Chimney Hollow dam

    Greg Raines talks complex tunneling at The Chimney Hollow reservoir project, a new planned scheme just west of Loveland, Colorado

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  • Published in Providence Business News: Five Questions with Melissa Carter

    Published in Providence Business News: Five Questions with Melissa Carter

    Providence Business News speaks with Melissa Carter about our role on the final phase of the largest public works project in Rhode Island history

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  • Published in Hydro Review: Samoan Islands lead renewable energy efforts

    Published in Hydro Review: Samoan Islands lead renewable energy efforts

    Two small hydro projects constructed in Samoa have increased electricity supply and helped boost hydro capacity to meet the islands renewable energy goals

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  • Spontaneous Resiliency through Low Impact Development17:11

    Spontaneous Resiliency through Low Impact Development

    Green Infrastructure Sector Lead, Jennifer Young, presents on Spontaneous Resiliency through Low Impact Development at the Canadian Water Resources Association National Conference 2019.

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  • A path to improving national standards for stormwater practices

    A path to improving national standards for stormwater practices

    What to do when water quality suffers due to urban runoff-driven pollution

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  • What is amended soil, and why is it so important?

    What is amended soil, and why is it so important?

    Did you know that amended soil is a VIP for LID? Here’s a guide to amended soil and its key components

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Landscapes that do more

    From the Design Quarterly: Landscapes that do more

    A systems-based, interdisciplinary approach to landscape architecture delivers a rich community resource

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  • What are the best Low Impact Development and Green Infrastructure techniques for roads?

    What are the best Low Impact Development and Green Infrastructure techniques for roads?

    Designing or retrofitting a road? Here are 6 LID and GI practices that can help improve stormwater runoff

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Seeing civic infrastructure differently

    From the Design Quarterly: Seeing civic infrastructure differently

    People-centered design for community infrastructure facilities upends expectations

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  • Wood is good (Part 1): 7 reasons to consider wood construction on your next project

    Wood is good (Part 1): 7 reasons to consider wood construction on your next project

    Safety, resilience, and versatility are all advantages that mass timber can offer compared to steel and concrete

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  • No Outlet, No Problem. Infiltrate!14:27

    No Outlet, No Problem. Infiltrate!

    At TRIECA 2019, Jen Young describes the City of Kitchener RBJ Schelgel Park project; 42 acres of land with no drainage outlet.

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  • Does your land development project maximize environmental assets?

    Does your land development project maximize environmental assets?

    There is a value proposition to retaining environmental features for developers and home buyers—and it’s changed in the last 20 years

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  • Roundtable: Imagining a day without water—with planning, it’s something we can avoid

    Roundtable: Imagining a day without water—with planning, it’s something we can avoid

    Four experts consider our critical relationship with water and the role we can play in protecting this precious resource

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  • Creating corridors of opportunity: Urban design for community and economic benefit

    Creating corridors of opportunity: Urban design for community and economic benefit

    Denver’s Brighton Boulevard is a perfect example of turning a traffic-only strip of asphalt into a great urban space

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  • Low Impact Development (LID): Changing the landscape for the better

    Low Impact Development (LID): Changing the landscape for the better

    See how applying Low Impact Development (LID) designs can benefit developers through economic, esthetic and environmental enhancements.

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Healthy neighbors

    From the Design Quarterly: Healthy neighbors

    Building reuse brings healthcare closer to the community

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  • Low Impact Development and its applications

    Low Impact Development and its applications

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  • How Cool are Cooling Trenches?23:03

    How Cool are Cooling Trenches?

    Stantec has performed continuous temperature monitoring for of cooling trenches to determine what types of designs function, fail, or fizzle out. This presentation examines the results of 15 years of

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  • Stantec's Waterloo Office

    Stantec's Waterloo Office

    Our work can be found from the roads and highways that link Kitchener to Waterloo and Cambridge to the subdivisions we live in, and the buildings in which we work.

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