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New case studies reveal WSC innovations and lessons

We like to profile recently completed projects to highlight the drivers, innovations and lessons learnt, because we know that sharing knowledge encourages research adoption and spurs innovation. Create the Maribyrnong River Cultural Precinct as a vibrant events destination (Aberfeldie), from…
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  • Date Published: 22nd Oct 2019

Ideas for the Liverpool Collaboration Area

About this document Water is a key enabler of a more liveable and resilient Liverpool. This project focuses on these water cycle opportunities. It builds upon the Liverpool Place Strategy and the existing collaborative networks of stakeholders who comprise the…
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  • Date Published: 17th Oct 2019

CRCWSC staffing update

Some familiar faces have left us and some new members have joined us. Here’s the latest on our team: Changes in regional management Kristy Good Lorena Ikic Georgie Wettenhall We said goodbye to two regional managers this quarter: Euan Hind…
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  • Date Published: 7th Oct 2019

Urbanization and Stormwater Management Effects on Catchment-scale Hydrology (IECA Australian Conference and Stormwater Queensland Conference presentation)

Discussion In theory it is possible to return predevelopment hydrology if SCM network, perfectly mitigate all effects of urbanisation. In practice the goal of stormwater management which is broadly around restoring the predevelopment hydrology is rarely achieved. Most studies detected…
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  • Date Published: 3rd Oct 2019

City of Gold Coast Water Sensitive City Transition Strategy

Project description The City of Gold Coast was one of the early adopters in applying the CRC for Water Sensitive Cities’ Transition Planning Process to develop a water sensitive city vision and transition strategy. The project involved a series of…
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  • Date Published: 30th Sep 2019

Ideas for a Water Sensitive Sydenham to Bankstown Urban Renewal Corridor

Summary The research synthesis project was led by the CRC for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) who, in conjunction with experienced researchers and practitioners from the government and industry, undertook an innovative and collaborative co-design process to promote water sensitive outcomes…
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  • Date Published: 30th Sep 2019

Gold Coast Strategy to protect world famous waterways

If you’re thinking about the Gold Coast, you’re probably thinking about water—the beaches, the canals and estuaries, the wetlands, the streams and waterfalls in the hinterland. Water is what attracts so many people to the Gold Coast—both as a place…
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  • Date Published: 10th Sep 2019

Linking greenspace frameworks to delivery of water sensitive cities

Overview Legacies from past land use and water infrastructure planning decisions have greatly altered hydrological functions of urban areas. In some areas, this has reduced areas of green open space to small fragments that are geographically disconnected from each other.…
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  • Date Published: 4th Sep 2019

Vision and Transition Strategy for a Water Sensitive Greater Perth – Implementation Plan 2019-2021

Introduction This Implementation Plan has been developed by the Perth Water Sensitive Transition Network with assistance from the Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC). It outlines the actions and ideas the Water Sensitive Transition Network believe are important…
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  • Date Published: 29th Aug 2019

Estimating the economic benefits of Urban Heat Island mitigation – Economic Analysis

Introduction This report documents the application of a benefit estimation methodology for the estimation of economic values produced by urban heat island (UHI) mitigation in a new suburban development through urban greening and integrated water management (IWM). It presents the…
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  • Date Published: 29th Aug 2019

Estimating the economic benefits of Urban Heat Island mitigation – Biophysical Aspects

Introduction This report documents the work undertaken by E2DESIGN and Monash University in assessing the impact of different policy settings on the biophysical environment, including urban warmth, of a de-identified case study suburban landscape in Melbourne[1].  The partner report produced…
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  • Date Published: 29th Aug 2019

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

The Influence of Statutory Land Use Planning on Water Sensitive Design Practices (Stormwater Conference 2018 presentation)

Introduction to the research Objective: to use case studies to examine how statutory land use planning (SLUP) influences the adoption of water sensitive urban design (WSUD) practices. The findings of the research will help to build SLUP systems that better…
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  • Date Published: 1st Jul 2019
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