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Green Municipal Fund

Award Winners

See how our Sustainable Communities Awards winners are making sustainability a reality with innovative water management projects.

  • Okotoks proves natural stormwater management works

    Okotoks proves natural stormwater management works

    An innovative bioretention system in Alberta is demonstrating the benefits of natural stormwater management, and producing research and public education. Learn more. 
  • 2016 FCM Sustainable Communities Awards — Water project

    2016 FCM Sustainable Communities Awards — Water project

    The District of Sechelt's new Water Resource Centre is a community-friendly facility that uses an advanced odour-free method to turn wastewater into high-quality reclaimed water and biosolids. Located in the middle of town, the new facility exceeds the treatment capacity of the two older wastewater treatment plants it replaces.
  • 2015 Water Program

    2015 Water Program

    A recognized leader in sustainable water management, the Town of Okotoks, AB, has achieved one of the lowest per capita gross water consumption rates in North America through implementing its Water Conservation, Efficiency and Productivity (CEP) Plan. 
  • 2014 Water

    2014 Water

    The City of Mississauga's Elm Drive right-of-way retrofit project is the first in Ontario to use low-impact development (LID) practices that capture and treat stormwater runoff through permeable pavement and bioretention planters.
  • 2013 Water Category ― Co-winner 2

    2013 Water Category ― Co-winner 2

    The City of Waterloo has developed a new sports facility with a rainwater system that uses runoff from two playing fields with artificial turf to irrigate four fields with natural turf.
  • 2013 Water Category ― Co-winner 1

    2013 Water Category ― Co-winner 1

    The City of Yorkton has built an advanced water filtration plant that incorporates an innovative system to treat backwash (water used for cleaning filters).
Page Updated: 16/07/2013