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Ozwater’19: it’s a wrap!

The annual OzWater international water conference and exhibition is always an outstanding opportunity to build relationships and share information among the water industry, and OzWater’19 didn’t disappoint. We made the most of the three-day event in Melbourne from 7–9 May…
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  • Date Published: 21st May 2019

Is the urban heat island exacerbated during heatwaves in southern Australian cities?

Abstract The extra-tropical Australian cities of Melbourne, Adelaide, and Perth are all affected by summer heatwaves and the urban heat island (UHI) effect. While research has been undertaken on both phenomena individually, they have not been studied in tandem in…
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  • Date Published: 30th Aug 2018

Dual-mode stormwater-greywater biofilters: The impact of alternating water sources on treatment performance

Abstract The intermittent nature of stormwater runoff impacts the treatment performance of biofilters, also known as stormwater biofiltration or bioretention systems and raingardens. During extended dry periods, which are common even in temperate climates, plants can perish, creating unattractive and…
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  • Date Published: 12th Apr 2019

Benefit Cost Analysis Tool training starts soon

What INFFEWS Benefit Cost Analysis (BCA) Tool training workshop When 21 May to 20 June Where Various locations Please bring your own laptop to the training Register now Our IRP2 team has developed a comprehensive economic evaluation framework to identify…
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  • Date Published: 7th May 2019

Flexible adaptation planning process for urban adaptation in Melbourne

Abstract Resilience towards climate and socio-economic change can be increased by means of flexible adaptation. In contemporary adaptation planning, building resilience is considered together with objectives such as sustainability, productivity and transformations. An adaptation planning process (termed WSCapp) may be…
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  • Date Published: 24th 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 Oct 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: 6th 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

RISE science panel addresses human exposure pathways

RISE International Scientific and Advisory Panel and Leadership team How are children in informal settlements in developing countries really getting sick? What are the human exposure pathways to illness in these settlements? And to what extent is water a pathway?…
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  • Date Published: 19th Feb 2019

Our FY1718 stakeholder annual report is out

The CRC for Water Sensitive Cities’ Stakeholder annual report FY1718 packages our work highlights for the year, and opens up our thinking about the CRC’s future. In the report, our Chair, Cheryl Batagol, explains the CRC has made significant progress…
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  • Date Published: 5th Feb 2019

2019 Stormwater Victoria Conference

Stormwater Victoria would like to invite you to attend the   2019 State Conference:  River for Liveability - Promote, Protect and Preserve The Conference will bring together thought leaders and innovators, and provide opportunities for the industry to share successes, as…
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CRCWSC Tranche 3 Roadshow (beyond 2021) – Melbourne

The Tranche 3 team are travelling the nation for the T3 consultation process, which will take place in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. The roadshow is designed to share the outputs from the T3 Development Workshop on 5-6 December…
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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
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