Canadian Consulting Engineer

Guidance available for best practices in municipal infrastructure

March 9, 2004
By Canadian Consulting Engineer

InfraGuide is the "National Guide to Sustainable Municipal Infrastructure," a joint project of the Federation of Ca...

InfraGuide is the “National Guide to Sustainable Municipal Infrastructure,” a joint project of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, the National Research Council and Infrastructure Canada.
Based on Canadian experience and research, the 21 Best Practice reports provide support in making sustainable municipal infrastructure decisions and actions in six key areas: 1) municipal roads and sidewalks 2) potable water 3) storm and wastewater 4) decision making and investment planning 5) environmental protocols and 6) transit.
In 2001, the federal government, through its Infrastructure Canada Program and the National Research Council, joined forces with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities to create the guide. Fund by a $12.5 million investment from Infrastructure Canada, it consists of in-kind contributions, technical resources, the collaborative effort of municipal practitioners, researchers and other experts, and a host of volunteers throughout the country.
For more details, visit, or call toll-free number: 1-866-330-3350.


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