Erosion & Sediment Control

Erosion and sediment control (ESC) techniques are important to maintaining clean, healthy watercourse ecosystems and supporting aquatic wildlife.

In an effort to protect the integrity of Coquitlam’s drainage system and aquatic environments, the City has adopted sustainable development practices for all construction activities.


Information on these mandatory ESC facilities as well as a number of other best management practices are contained in the City publications:

Coquitlam Rain Gauge

For information on Coquitlam’s rainfall, see Burke Mountain Rain Gauge Data.