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Webinar: Beating the Green Infrastructure Cost Crunch

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

CVC Head Office, Mississauga (View Map)

$49 CAD

Instructor: Kyle Vander Linden

As this is an ongoing project, the following webinar will provide an update on the approach, status, challenges and lessons learned. If you’re conducting a similar project (or will be), this is a great opportunity to compare notes and ask questions.

Over the last 2 years the cost of green infrastructure (GI) in Ontario has caused much debate. Movement towards Provincial runoff volume retention targets and requirements for improved asset management planning has caused municipal and conservation authority staff to take a closer a look at green infrastructure cost. At the same time, wide scale adoption of green infrastructure has not taken place yet. Demonstration sites have not been replicated on mass and adoption barriers are tied directly to higher upfront costs and poor payback period for private property owners, even with a stormwater credit in place.

Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) and its STEP partners are focusing on improving the business case for green infrastructure by building economies of scale. CVC’s efforts focus on looking at private property aggregation for communal green infrastructure design using the Drainage Act (DA) that helps support the larger municipal stormwater management system. A cost comparison will be conducted between the communal GI design on private property with a conventional stormwater system design on public lands meeting the same level of service for a 35 Ha site and then 500 Ha block to see if cost efficiencies can be found and how savings can be distributed to improve payback period for GI.

IECA members are eligible to receive a 10% discount on registration. To register at this discounted price please contact Victoria Kring at Victoria.Kring@trca.on.ca and provide your IECA member ID for membership confirmation.

Are you viewing this webinar with a group? You can add additional viewing attendees to your order, provided you are all viewing in the same location. Additional attendees qualify for a reduced registration fee of only $25!

Register for any two LIVE or PRE-RECORDED webinars and select a third webinar for free. Use the “pre-recorded webinars” tab to view all archived webinars. Use coupon code B2GOFWEB at time of registration to receive free webinar (must have 3 webinars in cart for coupon code to apply).

Contact: Victoria Kring at or Victoria.Kring@trca.on.ca

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