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Benchmarking, Envisioning and Transition Planning for a Water Sensitive Bendigo: Final Case Report

The Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) was invited to develop a water sensitive city vision and transition strategy for Bendigo as part of its Integrated Research Project 1: Visions and Transition Strategies. The project aims to develop…
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  • Date Published: 25th Sep 2018

We check in with Singapore’s International Water Week

Source: Australian Water Partnership (https://waterpartnership.org.au/outcomes-from-singapore-international-water-week/). Professor Tony Wong (CEO), Professor Jurg Keller (Chief Research Officer), Professor Rob Skinner (Deputy Chairman of our board and Director of Monash Water Sensitive Cities), Ms Kerrie Burge (International Engagement Manager—Asia Pacific) and Ms Katie…
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  • Date Published: 25th Sep 2018

CRCWSC is supporting action on Cooks River

We’ve recently participated in two important events to help protect and guide development of Cooks River Catchment, part of the New South Wales Government’s major Sydenham  to Bankstown Urban Renewal Corridor development near Sydney. Our CEO Professor Tony Wong presented…
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  • Date Published: 25th Sep 2018

Social preferences for land uses in wastewater treatment plant buffer zones: a choice experiment analysis

Buffer zones are commonly applied to wastewater treatment plants to manage the area impacted by odour. They require a large area with land use controls to exclude odour sensitive land uses, such as residential. How that land is best used…
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  • Date Published: 12th Sep 2018

Collaboration with WA Water Corp leads to better outcomes for IRP2

The CRCWSC’s IRP2 team collaborated with the Water Corporation of Western Australia (one of our Essential Participants) to research social preferences for land uses in wastewater treatment plant buffer zones. Part of the CRCWSC’s tranche 1 research program, this non-market…
  • Date Published: 11th Sep 2018

CRCWSC hosts a water and wellbeing event in WA

The CRCWSC’s Western Region, headed by regional manager Emma Yuen, hosted a workshop and networking event on water and wellbeing for local industry practitioners in late July. It was held in partnership with the Australian Urban Design Research Centre (AUDRC),…
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  • Date Published: 11th Sep 2018

Check out our Communicating Water Words and Visuals resource

A new resource on our website—Communicating Water Words and Visuals—can help communicate important messages about water-related issues. Whether you are designing information for outward facing communications (for example, a website or a fact sheet), planning for community consultation, having informal…
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  • Date Published: 11th Sep 2018

We check in with Stockholm’s World Water Week

Our CEO, Professor Tony Wong, and our Chief Operating and Finance Officer, Ben Furmage, both presented at World Water Week in Stockholm. This year’s event focused on how we can better use nature-based solutions to address the world’s most pressing…
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  • Date Published: 11th Sep 2018

CRCWSC Chair appointed to new Fishermans Bend Development Board

Congratulations to CRCWSC Chair, Cheryl Batagol, who was appointed to the newly formed Fishermans Bend Development Board. Cheryl is one of six specialists in planning, industry, finance and transport to join the new board, which is charged with ensuring Australia’s…
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  • Date Published: 11th Sep 2018

Water Sensitive Cities Index

Water Sensitive Cities Index Benchmarking cities against urban water indicators Visit here to View demo of the index tool Interested in benchmarking your city? For more information email: wsc-index@crcwsc.com.au Why is it needed? The vision of a water sensitive city…

Professor Tony Wong receives 2018 IWA Global Water Award

The International Water Association (IWA) awarded its prestigious 2018 Global Water Award to our CEO, Professor Tony Wong. The biennial award recognises individuals who, through innovative leadership and practice, are driving change in water management. View announcement of the award…
  • Date Published: 5th Sep 2018

Developer

Developer Log in now to access your member-only content We can help create healthy, liveable and marketable communities It takes water sensitive thinking to create a thriving, highly liveable Australian community. Our research, benefit–cost tables, case studies, and tools and…
  • Date Published: 1st Jul 2017

Government and policy makers

Local government Supporting governments to create cities that are liveable, resilient and sustainable by enabling the transition to water sensitive cities. Many Australian cities and towns are facing water related issues—and many local governments are searching for new ways to…
  • Date Published: 1st Jul 2017

Researcher

Researcher Log in now to access your member-only content We can help you join the water sensitive cities conversation As a researcher, you can help us influence how we plan, build and evolve our cities and towns to deal with…
  • Date Published: 1st Jul 2017

International

International We have successfully applied the water sensitive cities principles of practice to many global cities of varying climatic and institutional settings. The CRCWSC brings together many disciplines, world-renowned subject matter experts, and industry thought leaders to revolutionise urban water…
  • Date Published: 1st Jul 2017