Share your flooding story

Share your flooding story

Photo credit: City of Peterborough For an increasing number of Canadians, the sound of rain outside the window isn’t just pleasant background noise or a reason not to go outside – it brings with it a feeling of dread. More and more of us know what it’s like for that...
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...
Innovative, low cost ways to reduce flooding

Innovative, low cost ways to reduce flooding

Are you looking for ways to help flood-vulnerable neighbourhoods adapt to extreme rainfall? Join us for a webinar on 13 July, 2017 at 1:00pm. Learn how your municipality can benefit from training opportunities with leading experts, peer to peer knowledge sharing, and...