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The risky business of water sensitive innovation: A legal analysis of risk allocation

Introduction This report seeks to further examine the role of risk in relation to Water Sensitive Cities (WSCs) and to examine innovation risk from a legal perspective. It also seeks to marry together two pivotal notions that are frequently discussed…
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  • Date Published: 19th Sep 2016

Legal duties for restoration of waterways and wetlands: a Western Australian analysis and case study

Citation Republished in part with permission from Gardner, A. and J. Jensen (2016), Legal Duties for Restoration of Waterways and Wetlands, New Water Policy and Practice Copyright © Policy Studies Organization. Note: Journal articles and conference papers (and links where available)…
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  • Date Published: 3rd May 2016

Becoming a water sensitive city: a comparative review of regulation in Australia

Abstract Existing urban water management practices have been generally successful in delivering services to Australian communities. However, pressures arising from climate change, urban population growth and increasing urban densification are driving calls to reform the urban water sector to help…
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  • Date Published: 1st Aug 2015

Regulatory renovation for managed aquifer recharge using alternative water resources: a Western Australian perspective

Abstract Managed aquifer recharge is increasingly used worldwide as a means of storing treated wastewater and stormwater for later use. This article proposes three areas in which to assess the effectiveness of legal frameworks governing managed aquifer recharge: rights to…
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  • Date Published: 1st Jan 2014

Opportunities and obligations for residential developers to undertake wastewater recycling and stormwater capture: a Western Australian perspective

Abstract This article explores the potential for legal measures in Western Australia to facilitate opportunities and impose obligations on land developers to design and construct large-scale residential developments with a capacity for wastewater recycling and stormwater capture. The development of…
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  • Date Published: 1st Jul 2015

Results of a legislative stocktake for Queensland

This report contains the results of a legislative stock-take for Queensland to determine the extent to which legislative frameworks might facilitate or hinder the establishment of water sensitive cities. The focus of the review that has been undertaken is on…
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  • Date Published: 15th Dec 2014

Kalkallo: a case study in technological innovation amidst complex regulation

This is a report of a case study undertaken over 2014, which investigated how current regulatory and risk allocation frameworks impacted upon the innovative Kalkallo stormwater harvesting and reuse project. The Kalkallo Project is a precinct level project in Melbourne’s…
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  • Date Published: 31st Jan 2015
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