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Economic value of Urban Heat Island (UHI) mitigation: a case study.

Introduction The UHI effect can be mitigated by applying elements of WSUD, for example, lining large trees along suburban streets, irrigating public open space with fit-for-purpose water, and restoring wetlands. Increasingly, there are more investments in urban greening. These investments…
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  • Date Published: 3rd Feb 2020

Subiaco Strategic Resource Precinct Case Study: Non-Market Valuation of Recycled Water – Final Report

Abstract This study explored the possible role of recycled water in transforming Subiaco Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) into a Strategic Resource Precinct (SRP). Subiaco WWTP is one of the largest treatment plants in Western Australia, currently servicing a catchment of…
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  • Date Published: 3rd Feb 2020

Models for Water-sensitive Middle Suburban Infill Development (State of Australian Cities Conference presentation)

Abstract Infill development in Australian cities over the coming decades is expected to have considerable negative influence on the hydrology, resource efficiency, liveability and amenity of our cities. This project aims to develop and apply a performance evaluation framework to…
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  • Date Published: 9th Jan 2020

Shaping Future Growth in Townsville

The Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) and Townsville City Council have partnered to deliver a workshop that explores the links between urban and water planning. It will ask if, and how, urban planning can make Townsville more…
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Stakeholder annual report FY1819

FY1819 was another remarkable year for the CRC for Water Sensitive Cities. Working together we’re delivering what we promised and more. High quality, award-winning research, industry-directed adoption activities and collaborative on-ground works that put water sensitive principles into practice locally…
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  • Date Published: 19th Dec 2019

Ideas for Ocean Reef Marina

About this document This document is the main output from a workshop that imagines a water sensitive future for the Ocean Reef Marina in Perth (WA). The Ideas for Ocean Reef Marina assists DevelopmentWA as the developer to consider: •…
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  • Date Published: 21st Nov 2019

Assessment of non-market benefits of WSUD for a residential development: a case study

Introduction Water sensitive urban design (WSUD) is an approach for planning and designing urban environments that are sensitive to water sustainability, resilience, and environmental protection. Elements of WSUD investments, such as constructed wetlands and living streams, could provide many intangible…
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  • Date Published: 19th Nov 2019

Perth’s WSC transition studied in Texas

Australia’s water sensitive cities research and experience is increasingly being sought internationally, and Perth is a leading example of what’s possible for cities making the transition to a cleaner and sustainable water future. Indeed, researchers at Texas A&M University are…
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  • Date Published: 19th Nov 2019

Easy access to WSC resources: free webinar

What:  Date:  Time: Venue:  FREE CRCWSC Web Tour Thursday 28 November 4.00pm – 5.00pm (AEST) Webinar (remote) Register here After seven productive years of research and adoption activities, the CRCWSC web site is full of resources and tools that support…
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  • Date Published: 19th Nov 2019

Learn about urban infill for middle density living

Event: Date: Time: Venue: Cost: The missing middle and more – typologies for a cooler, greener urban form 5 December 2019 9 am–12:45 pm Stamford Plaza, 50 North Terrace, Adelaide Special discounted price of $50.00 for CRCWSC partners Register here…
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  • Date Published: 19th Nov 2019

Integrated Research Project 5 Stage 1 Report

Executive Summary The CRC for Water Sensitive Cities’ Integrated Research Project 5 (IRP5, Knowledge-based water sensitive city solutions for groundwater impacted developments) aims to better understand the impact of urban development in groundwater impacted environments. Project outputs will include guidelines…
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  • Date Published: 28th Oct 2019

Ideas for Sydenham to Bankstown, Workshop One: The Corridor

About this document This document summarises the key outcomes of a workshop held on 5th and 6th of September 2018 with the agencies who are planning water services and infrastructure for the Sydenham to Bankstown growth corridor. This first workshop…
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  • Date Published: 24th Oct 2019

Ideas for Sydenham to Bankstown, Workshop Two: Precinct Case Studies, May 2019

About this document This document is part of a series of workshop outputs that imagine a water sensitive future for the Sydenham to Bankstown Corridor in Sydney (NSW). This document demonstrates how corridor level planning principles can be grounded in…
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  • Date Published: 24th Oct 2019
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