How can a community protect itself from the impacts of climate change? In this video, Guy Felio tells us about the PIEVC Protocol – a powerful tool that is picking up steam in Canada.
Infrastructure: The most important conversation you’re not having
The critical work of upgrading our decaying infrastructure has been put on the back burner—that must change
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Spend a dollar to save six: coastal resilience by the numbers
Rising sea levels. Catastrophic storms. Battered shorelines. What’s the measurable impact of climate change on our coastal communities, and how can we respond?
Tech-driven innovations can help us build anticipatory resiliency in our communities
It’s important to perceive threats—from hurricanes to pandemic disease—and plan for them. Here are 3 tech advancements to help build resiliency.
Can drone technology help us mitigate the impact of future natural disasters? Absolutely
Drone technology is helping Puerto Rico rebuild with resilience following 2017’s Hurricanes Irma and Maria
In the face of more extreme weather, how do we equitably fund stormwater utilities?
Stormwater utilities are becoming increasingly vital for communities. With planning, the financial responsibility can be distributed fairly.
Your guide to resilient infrastructure planning and investments
A Resilient Infrastructure Investment Matrix helps analyze vulnerable areas by identifying and ranking their risk profiles
The time is now for risk-based water supply planning
Few cheap or easy solutions remain for water supply in the US. Integrated water resources planning is a first step to understanding your risks.
Published in Environment Magazine: Building a resilient New Orleans
Stantec’s Dan Grandal reports on how New Orleans is managing storm water whilst at the same time making the city more resilient to climate change
Sponge city: Our urban landscapes have untapped potential to absorb stormwater
How can cities harness rainwater? It starts with making the decision to forget about paving—and choosing to lead with landscape.
The US Integrated Planning Bill: 10 steps municipalities can take to reap the benefits
Recent legislation will enable municipalities to develop integrated approaches to wastewater and stormwater management
Power through the storm: Improved style, function, and design for a more resilient grid
A post-Sandy hardening program illustrates the role innovative design and community engagement play in the future of power delivery
Combined sewage storage tunnels can help protect the environment and keep basements dry
A higher frequency of intense storms leads to wet basements and sewage flowing into waterways. Here’s how a CSST could help.
Feed the future: Human existence may depend on the success of the Second Green Revolution
How can we feed a growing world population that’s shifting toward cities? It starts with optimizing our use of land and water
Published in Global Water Intelligence: Coastal projects bring Stantec a flood of work
Green infrastructure and solutions a growing necessity to protect coastal communities from more frequent and growing storms
From the Design Quarterly: 7 ways to shift our thinking about urban resilience
Houston architect Laura Sachtleben says that Hurricane Harvey provided an opportunity to think differently about preparation and resilience
World Cities Day: Here’s how we can build a better urban life for future generations
Our communities are facing unprecedented change, but we have the power to turn challenges into sustainability
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
Published: Reaching beyond stormwater to create resilient communities
In this World Water: Stormwater Management article, Stantec’s Chris Digman looks at the future challenges of creating resilient water systems
Design Quarterly Issue 07 | Adapting to Change
The rapid pace of change and how it’s influencing innovative design and engineering solutions from Sacramento to Perth.
Published in APWA Reporter: Water Resources Design for Long-Term Operations & Maintenance
Public Works officials are facing numerous unprecedented infrastructure challenges – each offering a different operations and management hurdle
Published in Water New Zealand: A sustainable career