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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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Salisbury alternative water scheme

Non-drinking water in the City of Salisbury is called ‘Salisbury Water’ and is a mix of treated stormwater and native groundwater which is used to irrigate parks, reserves, and schools. It is also used in industry and for toilet/garden use…
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  • Date Published: 8th Oct 2018

Optimization of Pumping Costs and Harvested Volume for a Stormwater Harvesting System

Abstract A harvested stormwater and managed aquifer recharge system has been analyzed through both simulation sensitivity analysis and optimization to reduce operational pumping costs and increase the volume of water harvested. The simulation sensitivity analysis explored increasing the size of…
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  • Date Published: 1st Jul 2018

IRP4 takes off with a field trip to Adelaide and Perth

IRP4—Water sensitive outcomes for infill developments—is a new project delivered as part of the CRCWSC’s Tranche 2 research program. The project aims to integrate urban design and urban water system modelling/optimisation, focusing particularly on infill developments occurring in Australian cities.…
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  • Date Published: 24th Apr 2018

Irrigation trialled for cooling Adelaide Airport

SA Water and Adelaide Airport commenced an irrigation trial in 2015, with the idea to use stormwater to irrigate the flight strips to maintain appropriate vegetative cover and to assess the possibility of expanding irrigation to the large buffers around…
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  • Date Published: 10th Apr 2018

Benefit-cost analysis for water related projects

Water Sensitive SA and University of South Australia are hosting the CRC for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) to deliver a seminar on the state of knowledge of non-market values of water sensitive systems and practices and the potential of benefit…
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The cooling effect of irrigation on urban microclimate during heatwave conditions

Abstract The emergence of integrated urban water management (IUWM), provides a unique opportunity for passive evaporative cooling of urban environments. This study investigates the potential of purposefully managed irrigation for cooling benefits in a suburb of Adelaide, Australia, where IUWM…
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  • Date Published: 18th May 2017

Adelaide: a water sensitive city by 2067

A Water Sensitive Adelaide is within reach, with the urban water management industry this year collaborating to deliver the vision and transition strategy: a foundation for an urban water plan for Adelaide. The move reflects that industry and the community…
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  • Date Published: 11th Dec 2017

Vision and Transition Strategy for a Water Sensitive Adelaide

The Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) was invited to develop a WSC vision and transition strategy for Adelaide, encompassing the Greater Adelaide region. This forms part of the Water Sensitive City Visions and Transition Strategies integrated research…
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  • Date Published: 12th Dec 2017

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

The Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) was invited to develop a WSC vision and transition strategy for Adelaide, encompassing the Greater Adelaide region. This forms part of the Water Sensitive City Visions and Transition Strategies integrated research…
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  • Date Published: 6th Dec 2017
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