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Rewind 2018 at the CRC for Water Sensitive Cities

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Benchmarking, Envisioning and Transition Planning for a Water Sensitive Greater Sydney: Final Case Report

The Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) was invited to develop a WSC vision and transition strategy for Sydney, encompassing the Greater Sydney region. This forms part of the Water Sensitive City Visions and Transition Strategies integrated research…
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  • Date Published: 12th Dec 2018

Benchmarking, Envisioning and Transition Planning for a Water Sensitive Townsville: Final Case Report

The Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) was invited to develop a WSC vision and transition strategy for Townsville. This process forms part of the Water Sensitive City Visions and Transition Strategies integrated research project (IRP1), which aims…
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  • Date Published: 12th Dec 2018

Short-term changes in thermal perception associated with heatwave conditions in Melbourne, Australia

Abstract Variations in human thermal perception have been described on timescales from minutes to seasons. However, the effect of weather-related thermal extremes on inter-daily changes to outdoor thermal perception has not been well characterised. This study used human thermal comfort…
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  • Date Published: 26th May 2018

Regions showcase impressive water sensitive projects

Perhaps it’s the word ‘city’ in ‘water sensitive city’ but sometimes people don’t realise water sensitive principles and practices don’t just apply to metropolitan areas. Throughout Australia, there are plenty of regional areas making major strides in their transition to…
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  • Date Published: 4th Dec 2018

New resources for converting science to policy

Policy regulation and practice informed by the best available science are precursors for a water sensitive city. However, achieving this in practice is a significant challenge for scientists and policy makers alike. We asked, what’s the best approach for converting…
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  • Date Published: 4th Dec 2018

Beyond 2021: Help us shape our future research activities

What: CRCWSC T3 Forum When: 9 am–4 pm, 5–6 December 2018 Where: Mercure Melbourne Treasury Gardens  Cost: Free (travel and accommodation expenses not included) Register here We would love to have all CRCWSC Participant organisations represented at a two-day forum…
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  • Date Published: 20th Nov 2018

Creating a green, cool, sustainable Weipa-just add water

Our Water Sensitive Cities knowledge, transition concepts and implementation processes can be used to help any urban area—big or small—become more sustainable, productive, resilient and amenable. As an example, Chris Tanner (our Queensland Regional Manager) and Professor Jurg Keller (our…
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  • Date Published: 20th Nov 2018

The impact of urbanisation and stormwater management practices on water balances and nutrient pathways in areas of high groundwater: a review of recent literature

The need to understand the impact of urbanisation and changing land use on water and solute mass balances in the groundwater underlying urban areas has been increasingly recognised over the past 25 years. Groundwater resources are now included, for example,…
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  • Date Published: 6th Nov 2018
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