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B.C. Factsheet - Marine Guide to Stormwater Runoff

Price: Free

Publisher: Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Description: Concentrated runoff being discharged from pipes onto the shoreline could harm the sensitive marine ecosystem and important fish habitat. This brochure provides advice on how to protect this fragile environment when considering how to manage runoff. It also outlines the type of information needed for reviewing applications. Topics discussed include: drainage patterns, construction materials, native vegetation, minimizing the introduction of toxic substances, and stormwater detention.

Web Link: www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca





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The information contained in this website has been adapted from On the Living Edge: Your Handbook for Waterfront Living. Sarah Kipp, lead author & Clive Callaway, co-author ON ed. View General Disclaimer

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