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BY THE NUMBERS (click on the links for more information)

Brought multifaceted stakeholder group together that includes:

  • 2 Water Associations
  • 2 Conservation Authorities
  • 3 Engineering consulting firms & technology providers
  • 3 Water Hubs/Governmental Agencies
  • 3 Water users

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Explored opportunities around major current issues & community needs

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115 businesses brought 157 representatives to Water Stewardship training sessions

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12 companies collectively reduced water consumption by 1,241,625 litres per day — Region of Peel – Indoor Water Audits/City of Toronto: Water – Information for Businesses)

COMING IN 2014

Unprecedented multi-stakeholder collaboration – 13 leading organizations will demonstrate & address the increasing risks of severe storms and water flow management

Innovative Pilot Projects: a Combination of the following three pilot projects on a single site or multiple sites will be undertaken:

  • From impermeable to permeable – Pavement removal and replacement
  • Putting rainwater to good use – Closed loop rainwater harvesting system
  • Dampening the storm - Green roof oasis adapted to local constraints

Explore new Collaborative Business Models: demonstrating the merits of integrated multi-technology approaches will influence the broader business community and improve resiliency across the Pearson Eco-Business Zone