The new residence at the University of Victoria was completed in 2008 to better service the needs of on-campus students. It is located in the Municipality of Saanich.

Rainwater Management Techniques Used

Rain gardens

Several gardens help to absorb and retain rainwater from impervious areas.


Swales help to remove silt and pollution form surface runoff. French Drains redirect surface and groundwater away from sensitive areas.

Permeable Pavers

A series of pavers allow the movement of water and air through the paving material.

Project Team