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Vision and Transition Strategy for a Water Sensitive Greater Sydney

This Vision and Transition Strategy defines a vision of a water sensitive future for Greater Sydney, NSW, and outlines the broad steps the city should take to enable a transition towards this future. It is the outcome of a project…
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  • Date Published: 16th Jul 2018

Vision and Transition Strategy for a Water Sensitive Bendigo

This Vision and Transition Strategy defines a vision of a water sensitive future for Bendigo, Victoria, and outlines the broad steps Bendigo should take to enable a transition towards this future. It is the outcome of nine months of research,…
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  • Date Published: 11th Jul 2018

Overview: Vision and Transition Strategy for a Water Sensitive Townsville

This note provides an overview of the   Vision and Transition Strategy for a Water Sensitive Townsville.   The note presents the 50-year water sensitive vision for Townsville, and a summary assessment of Townsville’s current water sensitive performance and its progress  towards its…
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  • Date Published: 10th Jul 2018

Optimization of Pumping Costs and Harvested Volume for a Stormwater Harvesting System

Abstract A harvested stormwater and managed aquifer recharge system has been analyzed through both simulation sensitivity analysis and optimization to reduce operational pumping costs and increase the volume of water harvested. The simulation sensitivity analysis explored increasing the size of…
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  • Date Published: 1st Jul 2018

Communicating about sustainable urban water management: community and professional perspectives on water-related terminology

Abstract As approaches to water management begin to encompass broader social and environmental goals, new technical terms have entered the field of water management. Effective communication across professional disciplines, and with community stakeholders, is essential for sustainable urban water management.…
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  • Date Published: 13th Jun 2018

Understanding social preferences for land use in wastewater treatment plant buffer zones

Abstract This study explores community preferences regarding alternative land uses in wastewater treatment plant buffer zones in Western Australia. The study uses the choice experiment method, and is the first study to apply this method to the context of wastewater…
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  • Date Published: 22nd Jun 2018

South east Queensland looks to be a water sensitive region

The CRC for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) has begun work with the Queensland Government, south east Queensland councils and communities, water utilities and other stakeholders to prepare a water sensitive transition strategy for the region. The transition for south east…
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  • Date Published: 3rd Jul 2018

Meet our PhDs — Paul Satur

Hi, I am Paul Satur I am an environmental and social scientist, having recently completed my PhD with the School of Social Sciences (Monash University) in conjunction with the CRCWSC. For the past 10 years, I have been engaged in…
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  • Date Published: 3rd Jul 2018

Arden Macaulay in Transition: Four adaptive design concepts for drainage and flood management

This report outlines four innovative approaches to drainage and flood management in the Arden Macaulay precinct of Melbourne. These transformative concepts, which have been generated from the Arden Macaulay Design Investigation, investigate how underlying landscapes could inform development scenarios and…
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  • Date Published: 31st Oct 2017

Vision and Transition Strategy for a Water Sensitive Townsville

A project by the Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities brought together 29 leading thinkers across water, planning, environment and development in Townsville in a series of 3 action research workshops. They considered the city’s long-term water aspirations, benchmarked…
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  • Date Published: 28th Jun 2018

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
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