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Stormwater Management: Alternative Sustainable Funding Models for Municipalities


Finding alternative funding for infrastructure projects is a complicated process. What pricing mechanisms should be considered? Will the new funding source be financially sustainable? How will this change affect the environment? In this PSD webinar, our panelists discussed their process in setting up a new pricing model for stormwater services and how they addressed concerns about funding and administrative capacity. They will also went over their successes and challenges with establishing new stormwater charges. Presenting diverse perspectives, from the research and planning stage through to public engagement and implementation, this webinar provided municipalities with insight on alternative cost-saving measures.

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ORIGINAL AIR DATE: May 31st, 2016 1pm-2pm ET



  • Bu Lam, Manager of Municipal Programs - Canadian Water Network
  • Matt Wilson, Design and Construction Project Manager, Stormwater Utility - City of Kitchener
  • Victoria Kramkowski, Stormwater Charge Program Coordinator - City of Mississauga


Who Should Watch?

  • Public Works/Engineering
  • Sustainability Officers
  • Treasurers/Finance Officers
  • Asset Managers
  • City Managers/CAOs
  • Councillors/Mayors
  • Provincial/Federal Policy Analysts


Registrants will receive a copy of the presentation slides, a full video recording of the webinar, and the following supplementary research materials:
  • Managing Stormwater Infrastructure in a Changing Climate - Ellen Schwartzel, Deputy Environmental Commissioner of Ontario
  • Canada Lags Behind in Water Quality Standards - Dr. Eva Pip, University of Winnipeg
  • Towards Sustainable Funding: Mississauga's Stormwater Charge - Dr. Victoria Kramkowski, City of Mississauga
  • Flint, Michigan: The Water Crisis We Must Not Forget - Adam Krantz & Erica Spitzig, National Association of Clean Water Agencies