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Credit Valley Conservation Fluvial Geomorphic Guidelines: Factsheet VI Scour Analysis

Credit Valley Conservation developed this factsheet to standardize scour assessments in the Credit River Watershed. Infrastructure (such as sewers, utilities, bridge footings, etc.) crossing a watercourse is generally required to be installed below the scour depth.

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CVC Stormwater Management Pond Planting Guidelines

Guidelines developed to assist landscape architects or other professionals in preparing planting plans for stormwater management (SWM) wet ponds. Provides guidance on the moisture zones present in a typical SWM wet pond, plant selection, seed mixes, calculations of plant materials, stocking sizes, and topsoil and site preparation.

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Evaluation, Classification and Management of Headwaters Drainage Features: Guidelines

These guidelines have been developed to provide direction to practitioners for those features that are not clearly covered by existing policy and legislation as being important eco-hydrological features (e.g. perennial streams and provincially significant wetlands), but may contribute to the overall health of a watershed.

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Healthy Soils Guideline for the Natural Heritage System

This document provides guidelines and recommendations to protect, preserve, and restore healthy soils in areas impacted by development or site alteration within or directly adjacent to natural and restored features. It sets minimum standards for soil health and quantity to ensure suitable growing conditions for vegetation.

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Technical Guidelines for Flood Hazard Mapping

The Technical Guidelines provides guidance to staff of the Steering Committee agencies and Consultants undertaking flood hazard mapping studies for those agencies; a consistent approach in the development of flood hazard maps; and establishes “good engineering practice” in the development of flood hazard maps. This will provide a technical framework for evaluating the acceptability andadequacy of flood hazard maps during Regulatory and technical reviews.

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2021-03-17
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