May 30, 2019

It has taken an “army of volunteers” to help Ottawa and the surrounding community combat surging waterways this Spring.

At first, water levels were only predicted to equal those of the presumed once-in-100-years flood in 2017, however we have exceeded the worst seen in...

April 10, 2019

The 21st century is experiencing the greatest migration in the history of the world. 

For the first time in history, the majority of the population lives in cities and this trend will continue to grow over the coming decades. By 2050, researchers, scientists, urban plan...

April 2, 2019

Permeable paving has positive long term economic benefits over conventional paving like asphalt and concrete.

The University of California wanted to understand whether the use of permeable pavement in future construction plans will lead to a larger monetary net benefit...

March 8, 2019

"Low Impact Development” (LID) has become a key topic for engineers, planners, and architects who are faced with increasing environmental restrictions. The challenge for them is to minimize the impact we have on the ecosystem while at the same time create alluring, saf...

January 27, 2019

As Canada prepares to rollout the federal budget for 2019, mitigating the effects of climate change will no doubt have an influence on how the Liberal government chooses to allocate infrastructure spending.

The Economist discusses this moral dilemma in their Dec 6th, 20...

June 2, 2017

The urban design of cities across the world is slowly shifting towards a greener landscape.

This movement has come to counter balance mass urbanization which consequently gives rise to impervious surfaces such as asphalt and concrete. These surfaces accumulate stormwate...

December 14, 2016

Permeable paving a trend to keep an eye out in 2017.

Little by little, homeowners and communities are embracing sustainable development by opting for permeable paving options instead of traditional asphalt.

The Journal of Civil & Environmental Engineering highlights the...

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