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:
For information on Coquitlam’s rainfall, see Burke Mountain Rain Gauge Data.
Review objectives of Erosion and Sediment Control and the measures used to meet them.
All development permits will need to adhere to the Stream and Drainage System Protection Bylaw in its entirety.