In February 2010, the District of Central Saanich adopted the Surface Water Management Bylaw. This regulatory tool requires rainwater capture, where it falls, when properties are developed or redeveloped. It also encourages use of the Water Balance Model.
|Nirmal Bhattacharya & Roland Rocheleau|
“People are viewing their properties differently now that the municipality can point them to the Water Balance Model. Use of the tool is raising awareness of how to achieve rainfall capture,” adds Roland Rocheleau.
To learn more, click on Rainwater Management in Central Saanich: Surface Water Management Bylaw requires rainwater runoff capture to reduce the 'hydrologic footprint'
News Release #2010-19
May 25, 2010