Calendar – LCC

LIVING CITY CAMPUS
EVENTS & TRAINING

Mar 1 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Watershed Conservation Centre
The practice of erosion and sediment control (ESC) during construction is a critical component necessary for the protection of the natural environment including sensitive water bodies, terrestrial habitat and aquatic ecosystems. The success of any well designed ESC plan rests with the supervisors and individuals responsible for the installation and maintenance of the proposed ESC measures. Proper knowledge and training[...]
Mar 7 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Credit Valley Conservation
Construction of LID practices involves techniques and specifications that differ from traditional stormwater management construction practices. This course is for those involved in the design, construction and inspection of LID, whether it is in a large subdivision development or a small parking lot retrofit. Participants will be guided through each step of the LID construction process through to assumption/certification highlighting[...]
Mar 12 @ 8:30 am – Mar 13 @ 1:00 pm Surrey City Hall
The one and a half day training course covers roles and responsibilities, background information, inspecting best management practices, regulations and compliance, and conducting construction site inspections. Participants will have the opportunity to take part in classroom exercises reviewing ESC plans and reports. Detail and Registration
Mar 13 @ 8:30 am – Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm Carriage House Inn
The one and a half day training course covers roles and responsibilities, background information, inspecting best management practices, regulations and compliance, and conducting construction site inspections. Participants will have the opportunity to take part in classroom exercises reviewing ESC plans and reports. Detail and Registration
Mar 20 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Pearson Convention Center
As Bioretention is one type of LID measure that is designed to treat runoff from paved areas by using the natural properties of soil and vegetation to remove contaminants, water management practitioners need to be familiar with the ‘ins and outs’ of bioretention design including sizing and siting, inlet and outlet design, material specification, construction planning, as well as the[...]
Mar 20 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Pearson Convention Center
A course to assist stormwater infrastructure asset managers, engineering and landscape design professionals and construction supervisors with designing and implementing inspection and maintenance plans for low impact development (LID) stormwater best management practices (BMPs). Details and Registration
Mar 21 @ 8:00 am – Mar 22 @ 4:30 pm Pearson Convention Center
TRIECA is Canada’s premier stormwater and erosion and sediment control conference, bringing together leading experts, influencers and distinguished research partners. Together, these participants play a defining role in shaping the future direction of the stormwater and erosion and sediment control industries. The conference format includes two full days of concurrent speaker sessions. Renowned speakers from across North America will present[...]
Apr 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will provide an update on testing results of oil grit separators (OGS) that have been verified through the Canadian ETV program and discuss how these verifications can and are being used by municipalities and other agencies as part of their approval processes. In particular, the webinar will review some of the decision support tools being used by municipalities[...]
May 5 @ 9:45 am – 4:00 pm The Living City Campus at Kortright
The Solar and Wind Energy Electric System Introduction workshop is designed to introduce participants to the criteria for the selection of a solar electric (photovoltaic) or wind energy system. Participants will explore the fundamentals of photovoltaic and wind energy, including: theory, siting and site selection, components, best practices, costing, and a summary of Ontario’s photovoltaic Micro-FIT incentive program. The instructor[...]
May 6 @ 9:45 am – 4:00 pm The Living City Campus at Kortright
The Off Grid and Emergency Back Up Systems workshop connects the fundamentals of photovoltaic and wind energy production with the components required for back up systems for off-grid systems or emergency back up energy systems for homes. The topics covered in this course include charge controllers, batteries, inverters and generators, and are applicable to battery-based back-up power systems. In the[...]
Jun 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) has been collecting performance data from two newly constructed residential subdivisions within the Credit River Watershed. These two sites utilize a variety of LID stormwater treatment and storage features throughout the subdivision to manage stormwater.  All season water quality and quantity monitoring data from Wychwood and Meadows in the Glen will be presented to demonstrate the[...]
Jul 14 @ 9:45 am – 4:00 pm The Living City Campus at Kortright
The Solar and Wind Energy Electric System Introduction workshop is designed to introduce participants to the criteria for the selection of a solar electric (photovoltaic) or wind energy system. Participants will explore the fundamentals of photovoltaic and wind energy, including: theory, siting and site selection, components, best practices, costing, and a summary of Ontario’s photovoltaic Micro-FIT incentive program. The instructor[...]
Jul 15 @ 9:45 am – 4:00 pm The Living City Campus at Kortright
The Off Grid and Emergency Back Up Systems workshop connects the fundamentals of photovoltaic and wind energy production with the components required for back up systems for off-grid systems or emergency back up energy systems for homes. The topics covered in this course include charge controllers, batteries, inverters and generators, and are applicable to battery-based back-up power systems. In the[...]
Sep 8 @ 9:45 am – 4:00 pm The Living City Campus at Kortright
The Solar and Wind Energy Electric System Introduction workshop is designed to introduce participants to the criteria for the selection of a solar electric (photovoltaic) or wind energy system. Participants will explore the fundamentals of photovoltaic and wind energy, including: theory, siting and site selection, components, best practices, costing, and a summary of Ontario’s photovoltaic Micro-FIT incentive program. The instructor[...]
Sep 9 @ 9:45 am – 4:00 pm The Living City Campus at Kortright
The Off Grid and Emergency Back Up Systems workshop connects the fundamentals of photovoltaic and wind energy production with the components required for back up systems for off-grid systems or emergency back up energy systems for homes. The topics covered in this course include charge controllers, batteries, inverters and generators, and are applicable to battery-based back-up power systems. In the[...]
Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will introduce and help orientate attendees with the revised, online Low Impact Development Stormwater Management Planning and Design Guide.  The guide was initially developed to provide engineers, ecologists and planners with up-to-date information and direction on landscape-based stormwater management practices; to support the continued health of streams, rivers, lakes, fisheries and terrestrial habitats across developed watersheds in Ontario.[...]
Oct 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will focus on an innovative, current application of the Drainage Act in a pre-developed urban area as it pertains to the inclusion of low impact drainage features within the Credit River Watershed.  From project initiation to preliminary reporting and dispute resolution mechanisms, the Drainage Act offers a transparent framework that can be used to successfully get projects into[...]
Nov 17 @ 9:45 am – 4:00 pm The Living City Campus at Kortright
The Solar and Wind Energy Electric System Introduction workshop is designed to introduce participants to the criteria for the selection of a solar electric (photovoltaic) or wind energy system. Participants will explore the fundamentals of photovoltaic and wind energy, including: theory, siting and site selection, components, best practices, costing, and a summary of Ontario’s photovoltaic Micro-FIT incentive program. The instructor[...]
Nov 18 @ 9:45 am – 4:00 pm The Living City Campus at Kortright
The Off Grid and Emergency Back Up Systems workshop connects the fundamentals of photovoltaic and wind energy production with the components required for back up systems for off-grid systems or emergency back up energy systems for homes. The topics covered in this course include charge controllers, batteries, inverters and generators, and are applicable to battery-based back-up power systems. In the[...]
Nov 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will provide an overview of the types of inspection and maintenance activities that need to be carried out on LID BMPs and will identify design considerations that can have a significant impact on long term operation needs and costs including inlet design, pre-treatment devices, monitoring wells, access routes and ports, planting plan design, plant selection, seasonal considerations and[...]