This guideline provides information on stormwater biofilter performance, the business case for its adoption, technical design guidance and key issues for constructing, monitoring and maintaining systems. They have been developed based upon the latest biofiltration research and in collaboration with industry partners, to address the key needs of practitioners working with stormwater biofilters.

The guidelines are intended for use by planners, engineers, landscape architects, developers, constructors and all other parties involved in urban design and provides a brief summary of the key design, construction and maintenance issues outlined in the Biofilter Adoption Guidelines v2 (CRCWSC, 2015).