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The water component of STEP is a partnership between:
*[https://trca.ca/ Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA)],
*[https://www.lsrca.on.ca/ Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA)], and
*[https://cvc.ca/ Credit Valley Conservation (CVC)].
 
==The Objectives of the Guide are==
#To advance the science
#To synthesize existing information
#To link to other guides
#To broaden collaboration
#To improve access to LID planning and design information#To provide continuous updateupdates that reflect user feedback and the latest research ==The Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program (STEP)==The water component of STEP is a partnership between [https://trca.ca/ Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA)], [https://www.lsrca.on.ca/ Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA)] and [https://cvc.ca/ Credit Valley Conservation (CVC)]. It's key focus areas are:*[https://sustainabletechnologies.ca/home/urban-runoff-green-infrastructure/ Urban Runoff and Green Infrastructure]*[https://sustainabletechnologies.ca/home/urban-runoff-green-infrastructure/ Erosion and Sediment Control]*[https://sustainabletechnologies.ca/home/urban-runoff-green-infrastructure/healthy-soils/ Healthy Soils]*[https://sustainabletechnologies.ca/home/urban-runoff-green-infrastructure/pollution-prevention/road-salt-management/ Road Salt Management]*[https://sustainabletechnologies.ca/home/urban-runoff-green-infrastructure/natural-features-and-systems/ Natural Features and Systems] STEP Water funding partners include:*[https://torontorap.ca/ Toronto and Region RAP]*[https://www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change/services/great-lakes-protection/sustainability-fund-about.html Great Lakes Sustainability Fund]*[https://www.york.ca/ York Region]*[https://www.peelregion.ca/ Region of Peel]*[https://www.toronto.ca/ City of Toronto]*[https://taf.ca/ The Atmospheric Fund]In addition to our program partners, STEP has worked with over 100 project specific partners in both the private and public sectors, all of whom are acknowledged on the project webpages.  The mandate and organizational structure for the water component builds upon experiences from the [https://sustainabletechnologies.ca/about-step/about-swamp/ Stormwater Assessment Monitoring and Performance (SWAMP) program] and feedback from various agency and industry representatives. The SWAMP program focused on studies of conveyance and end-of-pipe facilities such as [https://sustainabletechnologies.ca/home/urban-runoff-green-infrastructure/low-impact-development/perforated-pipe-systems/ perforated pipe systems], [https://sustainabletechnologies.ca/home/urban-runoff-green-infrastructure/conventional-stormwater-management/stormwater-management-ponds/ ponds], [https://sustainabletechnologies.ca/home/urban-runoff-green-infrastructure/conventional-stormwater-management/constructed-wetlands/ constructed wetlands], [https://sustainabletechnologies.ca/home/urban-runoff-green-infrastructure/conventional-stormwater-management/flow-balancing-systems/ flow balancing systems], [https://sustainabletechnologies.ca/home/urban-runoff-green-infrastructure/conventional-stormwater-management/detention-tanks/ detention tanks] and [https://sustainabletechnologies.ca/home/urban-runoff-green-infrastructure/conventional-stormwater-management/hydrodynamic-separators/ hydrodynamic separators]. ==How wiki content is created: STEP experts and wiki users==All wiki content is created, reviewed, edited and curated by subject matter experts within the Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program (STEP). We evaluate all comments and information submitted by wiki users through the Feedback tool, found at the bottom of every page. We also regularly ask stormwater professionals, academics and other experts to review and comment on wiki content.
==The Content submitted to the guide is not=====The LID guide is not a vehicle for advertising===Many pages contain links to proprietary products will likely be edited by STEP staff and services in an effort to can be as complete as possibleredistributed at will. We recognize that a lot of commercial time and money has gone into developing some of By submitting any content, you agree to release it for free use under the most advanced technological solutions to specific stormwater management issues[Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Licence (CC BY-4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4. If additional external links are required0/] or, if it is stated explicitly, requests should be made through the 'Feedback' toolas Public Domain.
===The LID guide is not an indiscriminate collection of information=Commercial stormwater products on the wiki==In an effort to be complete as possible, many pages in this wiki contain links to proprietary products and services. We recognize that substantial time and money has gone into development technological solutions to stormwater management issues. If external links are required for completeness, such request should be made through the short termFeedback tool, new information is curated by subject matter experts within found at the Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Programbottom of each page. Information However, this wiki is also curated thereafter by use of the 'Feedback' tool by any guide usernot a vehicle for advertising.
Content submitted to the guide may All commercial and proprietary products will be edited mercilesslylisted by name, link to an external website and can be redistributed at listed by name. STEP will. By submitting any content, you agree to release it for free use under only list a product on the [https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/] (CC BY-SA) or if wiki after it is stated explicitly, as Public Domaincommercially available.
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