Project guide

The Town of Okotoks, AB, won a 2018 Sustainable Communities Award for an innovative project that uses natural systems to manage stormwater runoff. This guide is based on their experience and explains how to develop a high-quality sustainability project. It’s designed for municipal staff and decision makers, and contains award-winning strategies and questions to help your community get started on your own initiative. Discover best practices that can help your municipality:

  • Use natural stormwater management techniques
  • Save money compared to using engineered systems
  • Collaborate with other organizations or stakeholders
  • Mitigate risks from flooding and extreme weather
  • Protect and enhance natural resources

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Want to learn more about this award-winning project? Read the case study

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