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Low Impact Development (LID)
Erosion and Sediment Control
Healthy Soils
Salt Management
Natural Features Restoration
Renewable Energy
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Professional Development Training

Register today for training courses led by conservation authority staff members and industry professionals with experience designing, constructing, maintaining and monitoring sustainable technologies in Canada.

Click here to download STEP’s training pamphlet for general information.

Renew your full CISEC membership or your CISEC-IT membership. Members of IECA, Landscape Ontario, and AORS are eligible for discounts on some courses. Please contact Victoria Kring at Victoria.Kring@trca.ca or visit the individual course pages for details.

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Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online webinar
Urbanization, in general, increases impervious cover in a watershed. When impervious cover is increased, precipitation does not infiltrate as it would naturally. Instead, rainfall is quickly piped and channelled directly to the watercourse. An increase[...]
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Online Webinar
This webinar will highlight how designers/engineers are tasked with the impossible: preventing large scale flooding. This webinar is being offered as part of the TRIECA 2020 Webinar Series. To View and Register for the “Entire”[...]
Nov 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Online workshop
Two-day workshop, November 2 and 6 Monday November 2: 1 – 3pm Friday November 6: 1 – 3pm Overview: Green infrastructure, including low impact development (LID) practices, is becoming an increasingly common approach to stormwater management[...]
Nov 3 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Online webinar
Wetlands are an essential part of ecosystems and can be sensitive to changes in water inputs resulting from development. Wetlands can naturally control flood peaks by retaining water and allowing the slow release of water[...]
Nov 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar presents findings from a three-year field monitoring study comparing the run-off characteristics of simulated lawn test plots receiving roof drainage, located at the Kortright Centre in Vaughan, Ontario. This webinar is being offered[...]
Nov 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will discuss all the design and maintenance factors needed to achieve the maximum sediment retention. This webinar is being offered as part of the TRIECA 2020 Webinar Series. To View and Register for[...]
Nov 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will cover several topics related to skimmer basin design including, standards for determining the volume of sediment storage and technical guidance on how to model skimmers in stormwater modeling software packages. This webinar[...]
Nov 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Online Webinar
Overview Erosion control can be a challenge even on an easy site, but protecting Low Impact Development (LID) practices, which are designed to infiltrate or filter stormwater for more than 30 years, requires an ESC[...]
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am Online webinar
This course will be run in 3 sessions December 1 – 9am – 11am December 2 – 9am – 11am December 3 – 9am – 11am Course Description Low Impact Development (LID), an innovative stormwater[...]
Dec 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will examine the approach used to build a Stormwater Management Master Plan that integrated flood control and stormwater drainage while improving and protecting both groundwater and surface water quality. This webinar is being[...]
Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will highlight research conducted that explores how local erosive rainfall (R-values) in the City of Calgary has changed in the past 20 years, increasing by 2.14 times. This webinar is being offered as[...]
Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will address internal phosphorus loading from lake sediments with an alum treatment to flip the shallow lake from a turbid to a clear water state. This webinar is being offered as part of[...]

Register for any two live or pre-recorded webinars and select a third webinar for free. Use coupon code B2GOFWEB (must have 3 webinars in cart for coupon code to apply).

 

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Anionic PAM: Correct Usage and Application

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Erosion and sediment control



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Taking a Communal “One Water” Approach to Retrofitting Existing Commercial and Industrial Lands in the Southdown District of Mississauga

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Low impact development



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The Onondaga County Save the Rain Program

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BioretentionGreen roofsLow impact developmentRainwater harvesting



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The LID Life-Cycle Costing Tool: How it Works, How to Use It, and How to Contribute to its Accuracy

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Low impact development



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An Integrated Geomorphic, Hydraulic and Ecological Assessment of Dam Decommissioning along the Thames River in London, Ontario

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Five Fundamentals for Successful Stabilization and Revegetation of Disturbed Land Sites – Recent Case Studies

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Erosion and sediment controlProtecting and Restoring Natural Features



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Ground Source Cooling of Stormwater Pond Outflows: New Research on a Cost and Space Efficient Method to Mitigate the Thermal Impacts of Stormwater Ponds on Aquatic Life

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Stormwater management pondsThermal mitigation



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Where Did All the Concrete Go?

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Erosion and sediment controlNatural channel design



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Subwatershed-Wide Environmental Compliance Approval (ECA) Pilot Project for Stormwater Infrastructure

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Conventional stormwater managementLow impact development



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A Method to Analyze Stormwater Controls and Meet MECP Criteria for New Development

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Low impact development



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Using the Drainage Act to implement green infrastructure on private property in urban areas to meet the stormwater management criteria

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Low impact development



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MECP’s Stormwater Consolidated Permissions Framework

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Conventional stormwater managementStormwater management ponds



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The Latest on ESC Standards and Related Research

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Erosion and sediment control



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Measuring Turbidity in Support of Erosion and Sediment Control Monitoring: When, Where, How, and Why?

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Erosion and sediment controlWater quality



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Application of Geotextiles in Civil Engineering

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Erosion and sediment control



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New Success Stories on Stormwater Management (SWM) Pond Sediment Reuse Approvals

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Stormwater management ponds



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MECP’s New On-Site and Excess Soil Management Regulation

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Erosion and sediment controlHealthy soils



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How Well Can Heat Pumps Work For You? ASHP and GAHP

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Energy Conservation



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Rain City Strategy: An Innovative Rainwater Management Plan for the City of Vancouver

2020   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionClimate change resilienceEducation and outreachLow impact developmentMulti-LID sitesPermeable pavementPlanning and development



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Urban Communal Stormwater Systems on Private Property

P. James,  A. Bhatti  2019   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionEducation and outreachLow impact developmentMulti-LID sitesPermeable pavementPlanning and development



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Beating the Green Infrastructure Cost Crunch

K. Vander Linden  2019   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionEducation and outreachLow impact developmentMulti-LID sitesPermeable pavementPlanning and developmentSwales and ditches



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Grading, Drainage and Green Infrastructure

J. Hill  2019   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionEducation and outreachGreen roofsLow impact developmentMulti-LID sitesPlanning and developmentSwales and ditches



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Stormwater and LID Field Monitoring Lessons Learned

J. Wiedrick,  S. Wilson  2019   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionConventional stormwater managementInspection and maintenanceLow impact developmentPermeable pavementStormwater management pondsWater quality



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Introduction to Construction Site Turbidity Monitoring

L. Rocha  2019   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Education and outreachErosion and sediment controlPollution PreventionWater quality



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Insights from Researchers: Enhancing Runoff Reduction using LID

S. Spraakman  2019   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionEducation and outreachLow impact developmentPermeable pavementPlanning and development



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Highway Stormwater Runoff Quality: Investigation of Improved Operational, Predictive and Treatment Approaches for Winter Maintenance

B. Trenouth  2019   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Cold climate researchEducation and outreachErosion and sediment controlLow impact developmentPlanning and developmentProtecting and Restoring Natural FeaturesSalt managementWater quality



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Winter De-icing Operations in Urban Watersheds: Development of a Temperature-Index Based Water Quantity Model

B. Trenouth  2018   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Conventional stormwater managementEducation and outreachErosion and sediment controlSalt managementWater qualityWatershed planning



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Real-Time Water Quality Monitoring: a How-To Guide

L. Murison,  J. Siwierski  2018   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Education and outreachErosion and sediment controlLow impact development



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Old Dog, New Tricks: Using the Drainage Act to get Low Impact Development into the Ground

B. Trenouth,  S. Malloy  2018   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Education and outreachErosion and sediment controlLow impact developmentWater conservation



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Making Low Impact Development Inspection and Maintenance (I&M) Cheaper and Easier by Design

D. Young  2018   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionEducation and outreachErosion and sediment controlInspection and maintenanceLow impact development



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Soil Risk Assessment Tool

J. Thompson  2015   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Education and outreachErosion and sediment controlPlanning and development



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Maintaining Stormwater Management Facilities: A How-To Guide

L. Rocha  2016   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Construction sediment control pondsConventional stormwater managementEducation and outreachHealthy soilsInspection and maintenancePolymersStormwater management ponds



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Lessons Learned in Low Impact Development Construction

K. Vander Linden  2016   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionEducation and outreachErosion and sediment controlInspection and maintenanceLow impact developmentPermeable pavementSoakaways, infiltration trenches and chambers



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Isolating In Water and Near Water Works

M. Parish,  E. Bearss  2016   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Education and outreachErosion and sediment controlPlanning and developmentPollution PreventionProtecting and Restoring Natural Features



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Clarifying TRCA Expectations for Detailed Erosion and Sediment Control Plans

M. Parish  2015   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Education and outreachErosion and sediment controlInspection and maintenancePlanning and developmentPollution Prevention



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Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) webinar

Canadian Standards Association  2016   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Education and outreach







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Solar Photovoltaic (PV) System Operation and Maintenance (O&M)

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Renewable EnergySolar



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Solar Photovoltaic (PV) System Commissioning

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Renewable EnergySolar



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Introduction to the Low Impact Treatment Train Tool – Video

Credit Valley Conservation,  Lake Simcoe Region Conservation,  Toronto and Region Conservation  2018   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionEducation and outreachLow impact developmentMulti-LID sitesPermeable pavementPlanning and developmentStormwater management pondsSwales and ditchesWater resources engineering



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Best Practices for LID Implementation – Video

Lake Simcoe Region Conservation,  Credit Valley Conservation,  Toronto and Region Conservation  2018   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionEducation and outreachErosion and sediment controlInspection and maintenanceLow impact developmentMulti-LID sitesPlanning and development



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Percolation Test-Measurement and Recording Procedures – Video

Toronto and Region Conservation,  Credit Valley Conservation,  Lake Simcoe Region Conservation  2018   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionEducation and outreachLow impact developmentMulti-LID sitesPlanning and developmentSoakaways, infiltration trenches and chambersStormwater management pondsSwales and ditchesWater resources engineering



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How to Install Shallow and Deep Monitoring Wells – Video

Toronto and Region Conservation,  Credit Valley Conservation,  Lake Simcoe Region Conservation  2019   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionEducation and outreachInspection and maintenanceLow impact development



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How to Set up and Use a Guelph Permeameter – Video

Toronto and Region Conservation,  Credit Valley Conservation,  Lake Simcoe Region Conservation  2019   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionEducation and outreachLow impact developmentPlanning and development



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Inspection and Maintenance Best Practices for Permeable Pavements – Video

Toronto and Region Conservation,  Lake Simcoe Region Conservation,  Credit Valley Conservation  2019   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Education and outreachInspection and maintenanceLow impact developmentPermeable pavementSalt management



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LID Treatment Train Tool Video Tutorial – Using impervious: pervious ratio guidance for sizing LIDs

Toronto and Region Conservation,  Credit Valley Conservation,  Lake Simcoe Region Conservation  2019   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionGreen roofsLow impact developmentMulti-LID sitesPermeable pavementRainwater harvestingSoakaways, infiltration trenches and chambersSwales and ditchesWater resources engineering



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Integrating Low Impact Development into Stormwater Asset Management Programs (FREE)

Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program  2019   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionEducation and outreachGreen roofsLow impact developmentPermeable pavementPlanning and developmentSoakaways, infiltration trenches and chambersStormwater management pondsSwales and ditches



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Piecing it Together: Monitoring LID to Inform Performance (FREE)

Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program  2019   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Education and outreachLow impact developmentSwales and ditchesWater conservationWater quality



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L’introduction au contrôle de l’érosion et des sédiments

Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program  2016   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Construction sediment control pondsEducation and outreachErosion and sediment controlPollution PreventionPolymers



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Design Infiltration Rate for LID (FREE)

Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program  2018   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionEducation and outreachHealthy soilsLow impact developmentPlanning and developmentWater conservation



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Building Forward: Preparing for Low Impact Development Construction (FREE)

Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program  2018   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Education and outreachLow impact developmentPlanning and developmentWater conservationWater quality



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Introduction to Erosion Sediment Control

Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program  2015   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Construction sediment control pondsEducation and outreachErosion and sediment controlPollution PreventionPolymers



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Polymers for Construction Site Erosion and Sediment Control

Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program  2014   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Construction sediment control pondsEducation and outreachErosion and sediment controlPollution PreventionPolymers



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Design of Infiltration Practices: Low Impact Development Technical Training

Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program  2014   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionCold climate researchEducation and outreachLow impact developmentMulti-LID sitesPermeable pavementPlanning and developmentSoakaways, infiltration trenches and chambersSwales and ditches