Back in 2015, it came to our attention that Moody’s had evaluated the effect of flood reduction efforts on municipal debt levels and tax bases in Virginia’s Hampton Roads metropolitan region. Moody’s Investors Service noted that “Coastal cities in southeastern Virginia’s Hampton Roads region are becoming more vulnerable to flooding risk caused by weather-related and tidal flooding, and will require […]

A reminder that ArtWorkX will be taking place at Mississauga Celebration Square on Saturday May 27th, from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm, with some documentary screenings extending beyond this time. For more information, check out the Facebook event page here or email stormwater@mississauga.ca . In a previous post, a guest Blog by Victoria Kramkowski, Stormwater Charge Program Coordinator for the […]

Guest Blog by Victoria Kramkowski, Stormwater Charge Program Coordinator, City of Mississauga The infrastructure that supports us, keeps us safe and keeps our city moving may be important, but it’s also invisible to most people. Some infrastructure – like storm sewers, wastewater pipes or parking – is literally hidden from view underground. Other infrastructure – like roads, sidewalks, stormwater ponds or […]

Autocase for Green Infrastructure can be used for determining the value of green infrastructure. It can be used in many ways – city or watershed analysis; large area or parks valuation; street design; site optimization; and, individual green infrastructure feature selection. Here are some examples. City/Watershed For large neighbourhood level stormwwater plans – Ford plant site in St. Paul, MN […]

Engineering Optimal Financial, Social, And Environmental Returns

Impact Infrastructure, Stantec and VERDUNITY presentation by: John C. Parker, ENV-SP, Chief Economist, Impact Infrastructure, Inc. John Wise, PE, CFM, ENV-SP, Managing Principal, Stantec Mikel Wilkens, PE, ENV-SP, Environmental/Sustainability Program Manager VERDUNITY to 2016 EPA Region 6 Stormwater Conference 18th Annual Stormwater Workshop in Oaklahoma City, October 2nd – 6th 2016 Download the presentation here (warning 9.5 meg pdf). Thanks to John […]