– Integration of stormwater management in the urban fabric, solutions for the health and well beeing of the citizens
The paradigm shift of the last decade that happened in Quebec regarding stormwater management allows for a more inclusive vision of the landscape in the solutions to be offered to municipalities. A series of examples will demonstrate how the integration of stormwater amenities can be integrated into public space while creating dynamic living environments, rich in biodiversity and enriching for the health and well-being of the users. From large urban spaces to parking lots, rainwater management works as part of the urban fabric and offers a multitude of benefits to the users. In addition, these actions increase communities’ resilience and provide tools to fight climate change.