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Norman Creek Catchment: Dwelling on Floodscapes

One of a suite of projects in Melbourne, Brisbane, and  Perth, the Norman Creek Project aims to apply a water ‘lens’ to redeveloping the Norman Creek Catchment, a rapidly densifying area with water management issues in close proximity to the…
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  • Date Published: 25th Jun 2018

We congratulate ICE WaRM on its Smart Water Summit

Our new partner ICE WaRM (International Centre of Excellent in Water Resources Management) and the Water Industry Alliance held the inaugural Smart Water Summit in Adelaide on 22–23 March 2018, coinciding with World Water Day. The purpose of the summit…
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  • Date Published: 5th Jun 2018

Meet our PhDs – Adam Shypanski

Hi, I am Adam Shypanski I have a Bachelor of Science (Environmental Engineering) from the University of Alberta (Canada), and a Master of Science (Environmental Engineering) from Western University (Canada). Before starting my PhD studies, I worked in the environmental…
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  • Date Published: 5th Jun 2018

Get your copy of our Orange case study

You can now download the CRCWSC’s first regional case study. On 15 May we launched the case study to great reception at the pre-event drinks of the ‘Conservation in action: research to reality’ conference. The case study looks at why…
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  • Date Published: 5th Jun 2018

Keeping Brisbane’s iconic South Bank Parklands green

When drought made it difficult to keep Brisbane’s iconic South Bank Parklands green, the South Bank Corporation considered several new sources of non-potable water for irrigation. Stormwater harvesting was the preferred option, due to its practicality, cost and yield, and…
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  • Date Published: 22nd May 2018

New resources for water practitioners

A couple of new resources are available for water practitioners, to help them better manage water. These resources were created for Victoria, but the principles and practices can be applied around Australia. Water’s Role in Liveability The CRC for Water…
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  • Date Published: 22nd May 2018

MPavilion 2017 has a new home at Monash University

Every year, the Naomi Milgrom Foundation commissions a temporary pavilion for the Queen Victoria Gardens. Each pavilion brings together creative collaborators to discuss and debate the role of design, architecture and culture in creating liveable, creative and equitable cities. For…
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  • Date Published: 22nd May 2018

Here’s what happened at Ozwater’18

Tony Wong (Chief Executive Officer) and Nora Foley (Research Portfolio Manager) sell the water sensitive message. Our staff and researchers shared their vision for water sensitive cities at the Australian Water Association’s Ozwater’18 conference in Brisbane earlier this month (8–10…
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  • Date Published: 22nd May 2018

Flexible adaptation planning for water sensitive cities

Abstract Cities have started adapting to uncertain climate drivers such as temperature and sea level rise, and some cities are also transitioning towards concepts such as Water Sensitivity. In adaptation planning, flexibility is considered as an important characteristic to respond…
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  • Date Published: 4th Feb 2018

Rebuild by Design in Hoboken: A Design Competition as a Means for Achieving Flood Resilience of Urban Areas through the Implementation of Green Infrastructure

Abstract The Rebuild by Design (RBD) competition was launched after the devastating impact of Hurricane Sandy, and the winning designs have put a significant emphasis on green infrastructure (GI) as a means of achieving flood resilience in urban areas. Previous…
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  • Date Published: 25th Apr 2018

Nitrogen Removal in Greywater Living Walls: Insights into the Governing Mechanisms

Abstract Nitrogen is a pollutant of great concern when present in excess in surface waters. Living wall biofiltration systems that employ ornamentals and climbing plants are an emerging green technology that has recently demonstrated significant potential to reduce nitrogen concentrations…
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  • Date Published: 23rd Apr 2018

Sensing-Based Leak Quantification Techniques in Water Distribution Systems

Chapter Highlights  Methods for discovering the size and location of leaks in Water Distribution Systems are reviewed. Machine learning algorithms classify leaks based on observed flows and pressures. Optimization algorithms find the best placement for sensors to capture leak signatures.…
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  • Date Published: 11th Apr 2018
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