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Assessment of nonmarket benefits of WSUD in a residential development: Belle View case study

Abstract This report describes the application of benefit transfer methods for a specific site, Belle View Estate, in Western Australia. Belle View Estate is a proposed 44 ha residential development located in Bellevue, 16.5 km north-east of Perth. The land…
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  • Date Published: 12th Aug 2019

Guiding integrated urban and water planning (Ozwater’19 conference paper)

Abstract The CRC for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) research project, Guiding Integrated Urban and Water Planning (IRP3) recognises that achieving innovative water sensitive outcomes requires greater integration between urban and water planning. The new project aims to explore how urban…
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  • Date Published: 30th Jul 2019

Mellissa Bradley wins leadership award

The CRCWSC’s SA Regional Manager and Water Sensitive SA’s Program Manager, Mellissa Bradley, won the coveted leadership award at the recent Water Industry Alliance’s 2019 Smart Water Awards. The award honours Mellissa’s 25-year career in the water industry and particularly…
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  • Date Published: 30th Jul 2019

Promoting Spillover: How Past Behaviors Increase Environmental Intentions by Cueing Self-Perceptions

Abstract Behavioral spillover theory has potential for promoting meaningful behaviour change. Spillover occurs when engagement in environmental behaviors affects the adoption of other environmental behaviors. By testing a new experimental model of spillover, this article is the first to concurrently…
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  • Date Published: 15th Nov 2017

How has urban water metabolism been communicated? Perspectives from the USA, Europe and Australia

Abstract Urban metabolism is increasingly being adopted to guide city planning towards improved water, energy and material efficiency. Stakeholder participation in the adoption of this concept will be important, and hence effective communication will be crucial. This study aimed to…
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  • Date Published: 1st May 2019

Quantifying the hydrological performance of infill development

Abstract Water performance will be an important design criterion for urban development in Australia’s cities, to mitigate the adverse impacts of urban densification and expansion on hydrology, water quality, and water use efficiency. We demonstrate how one aspect, hydrological performance,…
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  • Date Published: 7th May 2019

Assessment of options to improve amenity and performance of the Roselea Boulevard Compensation Basin

The Roselea Boulevard Compensation Basin (RBCB) was developed together with surrounding public open space within the Roselea Residential Estate, situated in the City of Stirling, Western Australia. The RBCB is susceptible to algal blooms (Potamogeton cripsus), particularly in the summer…
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  • Date Published: 9th Jul 2019

Transformative Cities CRC Stage 1 funding application

Cities are Australia’s economic powerhouses, generating over 80% of GDP and home to over 80% of our people. But their ongoing productivity is at risk from ageing infrastructure, increasingly brittle built environments and climate change impacts. Growing populations and bigger…
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  • Date Published: 9th Jul 2019

Professor Rob Skinner awarded AM

On behalf of the CRCWSC and the entire water industry, I congratulate Professor Rob Skinner on being awarded the Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to environmental water management. Among his many commitments, Rob is the…
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  • Date Published: 9th Jul 2019

RISE PhD Scholarship Opportunities

Four PhD research opportunities - Revitalising Informal Settlements and their Environments (RISE) program Current opportunities with RISE: PhD research (four opportunities) 3-year scholarship Expected start: February 2020 Domestic fees at Monash University covered Stipend: AUD $27,872 p.a. What is the…
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  • Date Published: 1st Jul 2019

INFFEWS Value tool: Guideline (Version 1)

The purpose of this document is to provide a readily accessible guideline on how to adjust existing non-market values for application in a new context. It also provides step-by-step rules on how to use the CRCWSC Value tool. This guideline…
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  • Date Published: 17th Jun 2019

Draft resources for informing better infill design

Our IRP4 (Water sensitive outcomes for infill developments) team has prepared two new resources in draft for consultation—a typologies catalogue of dwelling designs for water sensitive infill development, and an evaluation framework that provides consistent and objective methods for evaluating…
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  • Date Published: 18th Jun 2019

Chris Chesterfield discusses Birrarung Council

As Chair of Birrarung Council, the statutory body established under new legislation in 2018 as a ‘voice of the Yarra River’, our Strategic Director Engagement, Chris Chesterfield, has been busy discussing the Council’s work and priorities. The role of the…
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  • Date Published: 4th Jun 2019

Goulburn workshops inspire community champions

It’s sometimes easier to see a water sensitive community in action than to describe one. This was certainly the case at the recent community visioning workshops we facilitated in collaboration with Goulburn Mulwaree Council and WaterNSW. Feeling inspired and enthusiastic,…
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  • Date Published: 4th Jun 2019
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