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

The Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) was invited to develop a WSC vision and transition strategy for Sydney, encompassing the Greater Sydney region. This forms part of the Water Sensitive City Visions and Transition Strategies integrated research…
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  • Date Published: 12th Dec 2018

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

The Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) was invited to develop a WSC vision and transition strategy for Townsville. This process forms part of the Water Sensitive City Visions and Transition Strategies integrated research project (IRP1), which aims…
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  • Date Published: 12th Dec 2018

Enhancing our Dandenong Creek program

This case study delivers a range of waterway enhancements that the community helped to identify. Projects include daylighting a section of Dandenong Creek, creating new fish habitats, installing signage and public amenities, and working with industry to control pollution.  For…
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  • Date Published: 8th Oct 2018

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

Getting the message right: The use of frames, community-friendly terminology and visuals

An important aspect of effectively engaging communities in a water sensitive future is to communicate messages using easy to understand terminology, appealing visuals and suitable message framing. The findings from Project A2.3 indicate that messages need to be tailored to…
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  • Date Published: 16th Oct 2017

Mechanisms for unpacking socio-institutional pathways for change: a research compendium from A4.1

This report brings together a rich body of work from across three key sub-projects of Program A, Project A4.1: institutional capacity, community receptivity, and co-design innovation. It outlines how the insights generated from the key research projects can assist with:…
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  • Date Published: 14th Aug 2017

More than money: how multiple factors influence householder participation in at-source stormwater management

Abstract Urban stormwater run-off is a threat to stream ecosystems. New approaches to stormwater management aim to protect urban streams from such impacts, by retaining, treating and using stormwater at its source. As up to ∼50% of runoff from urban…
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  • Date Published: 6th Dec 2014

Stream experiments at the catchment scale: the challenges and rewards of collaborating with community and government to push policy boundaries

Note: Journal articles and conference papers (and links where available) are available under open access arrangements where possible. Otherwise please contact your institution’s library, the authors, or publishers to organise full access.
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  • Date Published: 8th Aug 2015

Community knowledge about water: Who has better water-related knowledge and is this important?

Integrated water management involves integrating investment, policy, and technological solutions to pursue water security and waterway protection. Many water management approaches promote engaging with the community – not only for targeting household water demand or individual behaviours, but as a…
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  • Date Published: 30th Nov 2015

Community understanding of water terminology

Abstract The current report describes research conducted as part of the A2.3 project: Engaging communities with water  sensitive cities. The research contributes to developing an understanding of what water terms are more or less community-friendly, that is, understood and used…
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  • Date Published: 30th Sep 2016

Water-related jargon: How much does the community understand?

Abstract Communicating effectively with local citizens is an essential part of changing  household behaviours, such as promoting shorter showers, and building public  support  or new policies and technologies. Many commonly used water terms, such  as riparian, biofiltration and ‘urban heat…
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  • Date Published: 30th Sep 2016

How social capital influences community support for alternative water sources

Abstract Ensuring future water security requires broad community support for changes in policy, practice, and technology, such as those involved in delivering alternative water schemes. Building community support for alternative water sources may involve a suite of engagement activities, ranging…
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  • Date Published: 21st Jun 2016

Community profiles of engagement with water

The transition to water sensitive cities involves integrating investment, policy, and technological solutions to pursue water security and waterway protection (Brown and Farrelly 2009, Marlow et al. 2013, Vorosmarty et al. 2010). There is increased recognition that water management approaches…
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  • Date Published: 28th Jun 2016
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