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National Research Adoption Tour

Join us for an information session where local practitioners in collaboration with the CRCWSC will demonstrate how tools developed by the CRCWSC have been applied to projects to support transitions to water sensitive cities and how they can be used…
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Currumbin Ecovillage wastewater management

The Currumbin Ecovillage is a 147 lot development over 270 acres of land in the Gold Coast Hinterland. The development contains community title blocks which range from 400 to 1400m2. A sewerage treatment plant located within the development accepts and…
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  • Date Published: 9th Oct 2018

Currumbin Ecovillage rainwater harvesting

The Currumbin Ecovillage is a 147 lot development over 270 acres of land in the Gold Coast Hinterland. The development contains community title blocks which range from 400 to 1400m2. All of the water supplied to the houses in the…
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  • Date Published: 9th Oct 2018

Solutions for Norman Creek

Solutions for Norman Creek This Discussion Paper proposes flood resilience initiatives for Norman Creek, Brisbane. It compiles ideas generated during a research synthesis workshop hosted by the Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) and Brisbane City Council on…
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  • Date Published: 21st Aug 2018

Overview: Vision and Transition Strategy for a Water Sensitive Townsville

This note provides an overview of the   Vision and Transition Strategy for a Water Sensitive Townsville.   The note presents the 50-year water sensitive vision for Townsville, and a summary assessment of Townsville’s current water sensitive performance and its progress  towards its…
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  • Date Published: 10th Jul 2018

South east Queensland looks to be a water sensitive region

The CRC for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) has begun work with the Queensland Government, south east Queensland councils and communities, water utilities and other stakeholders to prepare a water sensitive transition strategy for the region. The transition for south east…
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  • Date Published: 3rd Jul 2018

Vision and Transition Strategy for a Water Sensitive Townsville

A project by the Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities brought together 29 leading thinkers across water, planning, environment and development in Townsville in a series of 3 action research workshops. They considered the city’s long-term water aspirations, benchmarked…
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  • Date Published: 28th Jun 2018

Norman Creek Catchment: Dwelling on Floodscapes

One of a suite of projects in Melbourne, Brisbane, and  Perth, the Norman Creek Project aims to apply a water ‘lens’ to redeveloping the Norman Creek Catchment, a rapidly densifying area with water management issues in close proximity to the…
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  • Date Published: 25th Jun 2018

URBAN FUTURES: Delivering Water Sensitive Cities

Urban Futures is delivered by the IWC in partnership with Griffith University and Monash Sustainable Development Institute using a mixture of interactive online sessions including guest speakers from the CRC for Water Sensitive Cities, and a set of accompanying field…
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  • Date Published: 14th May 2018

Understanding urban water performance at the city-region scale using an urban water metabolism evaluation framework

Abstract Water sensitive interventions are being promoted to reduce the adverse impacts of urban development on natural water cycles. However it is currently difficult to know the best strategy for their implementation because current and desired urban water performance is…
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  • Date Published: 8th Feb 2018

Influence of pressure main pumping frequency on sulfide formation rates in sanitary sewers

Abstract Reductions to hydraulic flows in sewer networks resulting from water conservation and re-use strategies will change the operational behaviours of our existing sewer infrastructure. For intermittently flowing pressure mains, changes to the duration and frequency of pumping events effect…
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  • Date Published: 19th Jan 2018

Vision and Transition Strategy for a Water Sensitive Gold Coast

The City of Gold Coast (the City) engaged the Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) to develop a water sensitive city vision and transition strategy for the Gold Coast, drawing on its ongoing research focused on developing methods…
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  • Date Published: 24th Apr 2018

A mechanistic model for anaerobic phototrophs in domestic wastewater applications: Photo-anaerobic model (PAnM)

Abstract Purple phototrophic bacteria (PPB) have been recently proposed as a key potential mechanism for accumulative biotechnologies for wastewater treatment with total nutrient recovery, low greenhouse gas emissions, and a neutral to positive energy balance. Purple phototrophic bacteria have a…
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  • Date Published: 9th Mar 2017
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