The Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department, City of Ottawa advises us about the following activities

13 09 2018

RAIN Home Visits

This is an interactive tour of rainwater management at a home in the Pinecrest/ Westboro Watershed area. We will look at how downspouts, rain barrels, gardens and other solutions help protect your home, community and waterways by managing rainwater where it falls.

This home tour will be led by a certified RAIN Guide from Green Communities Canada.

Space is limited, so please register early! This is a free event but pre-registration is required.

Thursday, September 20, 6-7:30 pm

Saturday, September 22, 9:30-11 am

For registration and more info see: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/rain-home-visit-visite-a-domicile-rain-tickets-50012786591

 

Ready for Rain Workshops

EnviroCentre and f.d.fountain Landscape Architecture and Design are co-presenting Ready for Rain – an informal, fun and engaging look at managing rainwater around your home.

This 1-hour workshop will include:

  • Why home-based rainwater management matters
  • Where, why and how to install a basic rain garden
  • Rain barrel use and maintenance
  • The dos and don’ts of downspouts
  • Other tips to SLOW IT DOWN, SOAK IT UP, KEEP IT CLEAN

There will be several interactive displays and plenty of time for questions at this workshop. Participants will receive a downspout extender and takeaway resources at the workshop. Tickets are $5.00 each.

This workshop will take place at Dovercourt Recreation Centre, and pre-registration is required.

Thursday, October 18, 6:30-7:30 pm

Saturday, October 20, 9:30-10:30 am

For registration and more info see: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ready-for-rain-workshops-ateliers-pare-pour-la-pluie-tickets-50087857129

 

Julia Robinson

Project Manager, Environmental Programs

Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development

  1. 613. 580.2424 x21609
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