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Calgary Smart Rainwater Capture and Distribution

Challenge Statement: "How will Calgary be able to plan for water demand in the future, and how can the citizen contribute with water conservation, while saving money at the same time?" On average Calgary gets 317 mm of precipitation a year, most of it is absorbed by the ground or becomes runoff. Although not a new idea, capturing this water domestically and commercially would offset cost for the user and the City’s water... more »

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Efficient, Innovative & Better Every Day

Daylighting Creeks and urban wetlands

I'd like to see more natural stormwater management beyond just creating giant storm water ponds in new communities. I think the City needs to exploit natural streams and creeks that may have been undermined by construction in the past... It's happening everywhere else and creates a more resilient storm system. We need to bring water back into the city.


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