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Read our case studies to see how Imbrium helped clients solve the most challenging stormwater treatment problems in the most demanding environments.

Large Urban Redevelopment Takes Advantage of Stormceptor MAX

Large Urban Redevelopment Takes Advantage of Stormceptor MAX

Currie Barracks is a community within the heart of southwest Calgary. This property was a historic military training area, which has recently been converted to a mix of residential and commercial land use, including parks and multi-use green space. A holistic urban design approach has been implemented throughout the development, creating a sense of community, architecture and landscaping that’s aesthetically pleasing. This new green community has earned the distinction of being named the first Gold Certified LEED community in Canada.

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Stormceptor EOS chosen for Gas Bar Treatment

Stormceptor EOS chosen for Gas Bar Treatment

Glooscap Landing is a multi-phase 11-hectare development located right off the 101 Highway nearby Hantsport, Nova Scotia. Based on the location, once completed, this new commercial site will create employment for roughly 200 people, and will provide more resources and general economic prosperity to Glooscap First Nations and the surrounding communities.

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Chinatown Revitalization gains LEED credit with Jellyfish Filter

Chinatown Revitalization gains LEED credit with Jellyfish Filter

The City of Vancouver takes environmental stewardship seriously, and has an action plan to become the “Greenest City in the World” by 2020. Smart redevelopment fits within that plan. Vancouver’s Chinatown, located between Gastown and the downtown Financial and Central Business Districts, is undergoing a revitalization that will preserve its history and cultural identity,while implementing some of the latest in clean technology. One example is a Main Street site that has been redeveloped by Bosa Properties to erect anew 18-story 192-unit luxury apartment building with commercial retail on the ground floor.

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Sorbtive Media retrofit of stormwater facilities protects Great Lakes

Sorbtive Media retrofit of stormwater facilities protects Great Lakes

Sturgeon Creek water quality monitoring indicated too much phosphorus was being discharged, and then entering the already impaired Lake Erie. Phosphorus loading and eutrophication of Lake Erie and the Great Lakes Basin has been an ongoing concern for several decades, with the issue gaining increased binational attention in recent years. In particular, dissolved phosphorus feeds algal blooms, and as algae dies it begins to decay consuming a massive amount of oxygen from the water. This leads to dead zones, which are very harmful to the ecology, specifically fish. Certain types of algae also release neurotoxins, posing health hazards to pets, birds and people. 

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Church Chooses Stormceptor STC for Expansion

Church Chooses Stormceptor STC for Expansion

The Hillside Baptist Church (HBC) in Moncton, New Brunswick got its start in 1974 when three smaller churches amalgamated, and now more than 600 congregants attend weekly Sunday services. With a growing church community, HBC made plans for an expansion. The result would be construction of a new, fully-furnished 8,100 square foot multi-purpose auditorium with seating capacity for 500 people, as well as additional parking capacity.

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Stormceptor MAX used for Residential Retrofit Sheep River’s Outfall

Stormceptor MAX used for Residential Retrofit Sheep River’s Outfall

The Town of Okotoks is an environmentally conscious bedroom community of just over 25,000 people, south of Calgary. Okotoks was one of the first communities in Canada to recognize its environmental limit to growth is the carrying capacity of the local watershed, in this case the Sheep River. This river and tributaries run right through the community and are important trout habitats, home to the mountain white fish along with many other wild life, as well supply artesian well drinking water.

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