Local water management strategies

Perth

Do you know how to develop a local water management strategy? What are the important elements that need to be addressed? What are the aspects that are important to the Department of Water and the Local Government? Who should you talk to? These questions and more will be answered in this introductory training session on local water management strategies. And […]

Biofilters

Perth

This session will take you through critical aspects of biofilter design including sizing, inlets/outlets, media and vegetation as well as some tips on construction and maintenance.

Retrofitting for WSUD

Perth

Retrofitting of traditional pipe and pit drainage systems to incorporate WSUD approaches is able to deliver multiple benefits to the community and environment and often results in a system that is more cost effective to maintain and replace. This session will explore the opportunities for retrofitting of existing systems, including integrating stormwater management into public open space, and provide guidance […]

Water Sensitive Cities Speaker Series: Water Sensitive Communities – Messages to Better Communicate

The Atrium Theatrette 168 St Georges Terrace, Perth

Join Linda Tagni, Business Director, Metrix Consulting to learn more about the need to better engage the community in developing and delivering the vision for a water sensitive city is critical.  Currently, a variety of organisations are working within this space to build the community's knowledge and hopefully enhance their desire to demonstrate water sensitive behaviours, but what messages are […]

Cost-effective strategies to reduce nitrogen and phosphorus emissions in an urban catchment

The Atrium Theatrette 168 St Georges Terrace, Perth

Emissions of nutrients from non-point sources such as gardens, agriculture, public open space, sports fields and septic tanks pose an ongoing threat to the ecological health of Western Australia's Swan Canning river system, a system with high recreational and ecological value to the Perth community.  Due to the nature and diversity of diffuse sources, actions to reduce or mititage emissions […]

Cost-effective strategies to reduce nitrogen and phosphorus emissions in an urban river catchment

The Atrium Theatrette 168 St Georges Terrace, Perth

Associate Professor Ben White and Dr Maksym Polyakov, from the University of Western Australia, will present information about how to reduce emissions in an urban river catchment. Emissions of nutrients from non-point sources such as gardens, agriculture, public open space, sports fields and septic tanks pose an ongoing threat to the ecological health of Western Australia’s Swan Canning river system, […]

Water Sensitive Communities – 2018 Conference

Crown Towers Perth Burswood

Don't forget to book your place at the 10th International Conference on Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD 2018) and Hydropolis 2018! The conference is at Crown Towers, Perth, from 12-15 February 2018. It will be opened by the Hon. Dave Kelly MLA, Minister for Water; Fisheries; Forestry; Innovation and ICT; Science. Keynote speakers include: Mark Fletcher, Global Water Leader, ARUP […]

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