low impact development

And the Award goes to….CVC and IMAX

It’s not an Oscar, an Emmy or a Golden Globe but the Minister’s Award for Environmental Excellence sure is a nice haul when your passion is environmental protection! Last week Credit Valley Conservation, represented by… Continue Reading

Water: Our Most Precious Resource

Water is the essence of life – a vital resource that sustains our communities. Lake Ontario provides our drinking water and plays a key role in our way of life. It’s a resource we should… Continue Reading

Reduced urban flooding through “Green Streets”

On a walk through two unique streets in the Lakeview neighbourhood of Mississauga, visitors might notice meadow flowers and grasses blowing along the boulevards while at one end of the street, a large patch of… Continue Reading

Shelling Out For The Environment

The Credit Valley Conservation Foundation (CVCF) is asking for your help once again in its latest bid for a $50,000 grant in the FuellingChange™ program, presented by Shell Canada. The newest project is in support… Continue Reading

LID Conference flows with great ideas

What happens when 270 like-minded professionals gather to share their visions, experience and expertise about new approaches to managing rainfall and polluted urban runoff? You create a ripple effect of excitement, learning and new ideas… Continue Reading

Demonstration green parking lot will help improve water quality

Environment Minister Jim Bradley broke ground August 24th on construction of innovative water technologies at IMAX Corporation in Mississauga. Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) and its partners are installing the technology to treat stormwater before it… Continue Reading

Staying Ahead of the Storm with Low Impact Development

The Greater Toronto Area has experienced three 100-year storms and five 50-year storms in the last eight years. In built-up urban areas, rain water runs off paved streets, driveways and parking lots; flooding and erosion… Continue Reading