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Currumbin Ecovillage wastewater management

The Currumbin Ecovillage is a 147 lot development over 270 acres of land in the Gold Coast Hinterland. The development contains community title blocks which range from 400 to 1400m2. A sewerage treatment plant located within the development accepts and…
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  • Date Published: 9th Oct 2018

Currumbin Ecovillage rainwater harvesting

The Currumbin Ecovillage is a 147 lot development over 270 acres of land in the Gold Coast Hinterland. The development contains community title blocks which range from 400 to 1400m2. All of the water supplied to the houses in the…
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  • Date Published: 9th Oct 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

Salisbury alternative water scheme

Non-drinking water in the City of Salisbury is called ‘Salisbury Water’ and is a mix of treated stormwater and native groundwater which is used to irrigate parks, reserves, and schools. It is also used in industry and for toilet/garden use…
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  • Date Published: 8th Oct 2018

Angus Creek stormwater and reuse scheme

The Blacktown International Sportspark Sydney (the Sportspark) is an elite international sporting facility, attracting 750,000 visitors per year, which requires substantial volumes of water for irrigation. The Angus Creek stormwater harvesting and reuse scheme (the scheme) extracts excess stormwater flows…
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  • Date Published: 8th Oct 2018

Central Park recycled water scheme

A decentralised recycled water system has been delivered within a 5.8ha mixed use high density infill development site in Sydney. Wastewater is collected from precinct buildings (residential, commercial and retail) and an adjacent public sewer with top-up from stormwater runoff…
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  • Date Published: 9th Oct 2018

Kalamunda managed aquifer recharge project

The Hartfield Park managed aquifer recharge (MAR) project in the Shire of Kalumunda involves recharging an aquifer under controlled conditions to store water for later abstraction for irrigation use. The scheme harvests approximately 30% of high flows (25–50kL/yr) from an…
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  • Date Published: 8th Oct 2018

Characterisation of chemical hazards in stormwater

Summary The current report summarises the findings of a two phase investigation into the presence of chemicals in Australian stormwater (urban runoff). The data was produced within project C1.2 Cities as Water Supply Catchments – Risk and Health: Understanding Stormwater…
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  • Date Published: 10th Apr 2017

Pathogen and indicator microorganism removal in field scale stormwater biofilters

Abstract Knowledge of pathogen removal in stormwater biofilters has predominately been extrapolated from bacterial indicators; indeed, the removal of actual pathogens in these systems has not yet been studied. Furthermore, there is no knowledge on as to how the pathogen…
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  • Date Published: 23rd Feb 2012
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