Why is
it Important?

When our urban centers were designed and built, engineers at the time did not take into account stormwater management. In order to remove water from the premises as quickly as possible, stormwater was channeled into drains and pipes that often deposited the stormwater right into our local creeks and streams. These local waterways become quickly overwhelmed during rain events due to high water volumes and combined with the pollutants that accompany runoff, our urban streams have become severely degraded over time.

1Impact of
GI Projects

By installing Green Infrastructure projects, we can stop the volume of water and the pollutants close to the source, and allow them to filter through the ground before they enter our waterways. This helps our local streams and creeks to slowly recover to the natural state.