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About STEP

Working towards a more sustainable future by facilitating adoption of green
technologies through monitoring, research, and knowledge sharing.

Save the Date for Source to Stream 2025!
Canada's Premier Erosion and Sediment Control
Conference is returing March 26 & 27, 2025

Check for updates on registration,
exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities, presentations from
Source to Stream 2024 and more!

Back by popular demand!

The Low-Impact Development & Climate Resilience Professional
Certificate Program offered through McMaster University, and
delivered by STEP instructors, is now accepting applications for the
2024/25 program! Registration for individual courses also available
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Considering an air source heat pump?

NEW guidance documents, case studies, webinars, and reports available!

NEW Erosion and Sediment Control Guide for Urban Construction

The latest on best management practices, erosion risk
assessment and turbidity targets for construction projects
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Introducing the next generation of the
Low Impact Development Stormwater
Management Planning and Design Guide
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The Low Impact Development Treatment Train Tool

A conceptual tool for modelling volume and contaminant reductions
associated with LID and treatment trains in real world scenarios.

The Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program (STEP) is a conservation authority-led initiative that fosters broader implementation of technologies that protect water resources and reduce our carbon footprint.




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