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Stepping back from the water : a beneficial management practices guide for new development near water bodies in Alberta's settled region

Description

The question often arises: what is the minimum setback needed to protect aquatic ecosystems from development such as buildings, roads and other permanent structures? This handbook answers this question by providing decision makers with information for determining setback widths and designing effective buffers adjacent to water bodies.

Tags
aquatic ecosystems housing development land development water management

Title and publication information

Type
Guide
Alternative Title

Stepping back from the water

Extent

88 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Environment and Water (2011-2013)

Place of Publication

Calgary

Resource Dates

Date Created

2012-01-01

Date Added

2016-05-10T19:59:10.798576

Date Modified

2012-01-01

Date Issued

2012-01-01

Audience information

Identifiers

ISBN (pdf)

9781460100592

ISBN (print)

9781460100585

NEOS catalogue key

5522099

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Environment and Parks