Ontarians share stories of flooding

Ontarians share stories of flooding

Photo credit: City of Peterborough When we talk about the need to prevent damage from flooding and manage our stormwater better, it’s important to remember that this isn’t just an abstract issue – the personal consequences of flooding are very real. As part of our...
Ajax and London manage rain where it falls

Ajax and London manage rain where it falls

Photo: Rain garden in Ajax. Credit: Stephen Ruddy, Town of Ajax.  In anticipation of new rules in Ontario that will require runoff volume control, some forward-thinking municipalities are proactively beginning to incorporate green infrastructure into municipal...
Summer greetings and news updates

Summer greetings and news updates

Photo credit: Windfall Ecology Centre. The rain garden at their head office in Aurora is looking lush after a couple years of growth and an expansion of the area! We don’t have a blog post for you this month, but stay tuned in the coming issues of The Umbrella...