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Flow‐mediated movement of freshwater catfish, Tandanus bostocki, in a regulated semi‐urban river, to inform environments

Abstract Movement and migration of fish are critical for sustaining riverine fish populations. Water resource development alters natural flow regimes and can disconnect habitats and interfere with hydrological cues for fish movement. Environmental flow releases can counter these impacts, but…
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  • Date Published: 17th Apr 2019

Analysing water sensitive urban design options

Abstract Planning for ‘water-sensitive’ infill development has become a priority for sustainable urban development in Australia. With city growth, infill development in vacant or under-used land parcels is becoming a dominant mode of development. However, the current ‘knock-down-rebuild’ approach to…
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  • Date Published: 17th Apr 2019

Transformative Cities CRC: Harnessing the power of water

We and our stakeholders have a vision for Australian cities and towns: Healthy people and places Thriving protected ecosystems Sustainable efficient resources use through adaptive infrastructure Innovative strong economies. But our cities and towns face some significant challenges: urban intensification,…
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  • Date Published: 9th Apr 2019

Jurg Keller steps down as CRO

Our Chief Research Officer (CRO) and good friend, Jurg Keller, stepped down from the CRCWSC during our 4th Water Sensitive Cities Conference in March. Our Chief Research Officer (CRO) and good friend, Jurg Keller, stepped down from the CRCWSC during…
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  • Date Published: 9th Apr 2019

Ideas for Catalysing Flood Resilient Design

Ideas for Catalysing Flood Resilient Design This Ideas Report outlines concepts and initiatives identified by stakeholders at a workshop that spanned 12 and 19 March 2018. These ideas respond to the need for, and can catalyse the uptake of, flood…
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  • Date Published: 10th Apr 2019

Community perceptions of the implementation and adoption of WSUD for stormwater systems

Abstract Approaches to Water Sensitive Urban Design: Potential, Design, Ecological Health, Economics, Policies and Community Perceptions covers all aspects on the implementation of sustainable storm water systems for urban and suburban areas whether they are labeled as WSUD, Low Impact…
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  • Date Published: 18th Nov 2018

The Role of Community Champions in Long-Term Sustainable Urban Water Planning

Abstract Community engagement and stewardship are important elements in urban water planning if we are to achieve the vision of water sensitive cities. The aim of this study was to explore how community members could participate in collaborative water planning…
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  • Date Published: 8th Mar 2019

Factors controlling dissimilatory nitrate reduction processes in constructed stormwater urban wetlands

Abstract Water treatment wetlands are increasingly being used to reduce pollutant loads including nitrogen (N) in urban runoff. Processes such as denitrification (DNF) and anaerobic ammonium oxidation (anammox), which remove N, and dissimilatory nitrate reduction to ammonium (DNRA), which recycles…
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  • Date Published: 18th Jan 2019

Our 4th WSC Conference starts next week. Will you be there?

Water sector researchers and practitioners will converge on Brisbane next week to gain insights into how industry is applying the knowledge we’ve generated and synthesised to real-life water sensitive cities projects. The packed 4th Water Sensitive Cities Conference program will…
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  • Date Published: 19th Mar 2019

Meet our new board member

The CRC for Water Sensitive Cities board welcomed Greg Cash as a new member at its meeting in February 2019. Greg is Assistant Director General of Commercial Operations at the Western Australian Department of Communities. He has more than 20…
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  • Date Published: 19th Mar 2019

Cooler, greener Adelaide: shaping our future city

What:               Cooler, greener Adelaide: shaping our future city forum and showcase When:              Wednesday 20 March 2019, 5pm–9pm Where:             Adelaide Convention Centre Register now. It's free! It’s been another hot and dry summer in Adelaide. In January 2019,…
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  • Date Published: 5th Mar 2019
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