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Tony Wong talks circular economies in Qingdao (China)

On 26 June, I had the pleasure of presenting a keynote address at the Qingdao International Water Conference, a gathering of over 600 water industry practitioners from China and internationally. Now into its 14th year, this annual conference and exhibition…
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  • Date Published: 5th Aug 2019

CRC helping China to value water in an ecological civilisation

Our International Engagement Manager (Asia) Jianbin Wang and Professor David Pannell, project member on IRP2 (Comprehensive Economic Evaluation Framework) participated in a high level seminar in Beijing last month. The seminar—Valuing Water in the Era of an Ecological Civilisation—was organised…
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  • Date Published: 9th Jul 2019

The world is watching Australia’s water sensitive cities

Our International Engagement Manager (Asia) Jianbin Wang brought the world’s attention to Australia’s water sensitive cities as a leading example for other countries during his plenary keynote address at the 4th International Water Association Science Summit on Urban Water, held…
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  • Date Published: 22nd Jan 2019

Sponge City Innovation Park

The Jiangsu-Victoria Sponge City Innovation Park is a 10 hectare site that will exhibit cutting edge water sensitive infrastructure and technology, with facilities for validating emerging sponge city technologies and products. The CRC for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) and its…
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  • Date Published: 9th Oct 2018

Professor Tony Wong receives 2018 IWA Global Water Award

The International Water Association (IWA) awarded its prestigious 2018 Global Water Award to our CEO, Professor Tony Wong. The biennial award recognises individuals who, through innovative leadership and practice, are driving change in water management. View announcement of the award…
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  • Date Published: 5th Sep 2018

Victoria’s Water Minister visits China

The Victorian Water Minister has visited the City of Kunshan (Jiangsu province, China) to further progress the bilateral Victoria–Jiangsu Memorandum of Understanding: a commitment between the two governments to cooperate in their efforts to improve urban water management. The Cooperative…
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  • Date Published: 27th Nov 2017

CRCWSC boosts international awareness of water sensitive cities

Boosting visibility and understanding of water sensitive cities came to the fore recently for the CRC for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC). A series of international meetings saw Chief Executive, Professor Tony Wong, lay groundwork for future collaborations that could open…
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  • Date Published: 14th Nov 2017

Remotely sensed thermal pollution and its relationship with energy consumption and industry in a rapidly urbanizing Chinese city

Abstract Taking the city of Xiamen, China, as an example, we used thermal infrared remote sensing to detect thermal pollution, and examined its relationship to energy consumption and the industrial economy. Monthly changes in 2002 and dynamics throughout the period…
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  • Date Published: 1st Jun 2013

Talking water sensitive cities in China

A large contingent of CRC for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) researchers and partner organisations travelled to China recently for the International Low Impact Development Conference in Beijing and the China-Australia Water Sensitive City Summit in Kunshan. Twenty-one CRCWSC representatives presented…
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  • Date Published: 26th Jul 2016

Remotely sensed thermal pollution and its relationship with energy consumption and industry in a rapidly urbanizing Chinese city.

Abstract Taking the city of Xiamen, China, as an example, we used thermal infrared remote sensing to detect thermal pollution, and examined its relationship to energy consumption and the industrial economy. Monthly changes in 2002 and dynamics throughout the period…
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  • Date Published: 1st Jun 2013

Water Sensitive Steps a highlight of Kunshan’s progress

Rome may be famous for their Spanish Steps but the City of Kunshan in China is drawing visitors of an environmental persuasion with its Water Sensitive Steps. This remarkable feature, which uses appealing native plants and grasses to trap and…
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  • Date Published: 19th Apr 2016
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