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Guiding integrated urban and water planning (Ozwater’19 conference paper)

Abstract The CRC for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) research project, Guiding Integrated Urban and Water Planning (IRP3) recognises that achieving innovative water sensitive outcomes requires greater integration between urban and water planning. The new project aims to explore how urban…
  • Date Published: 30th Jul 2019

Greening the pipeline – Williams Landing pilot park

Greening the Pipeline is the transformation of a heritage listed Main Outfall Sewer reserve into a 27km linear park in Melbourne’s west. The project is delivered through organisational partnerships (Melbourne Water, Wyndham City Council, City West Water, VicRoads), community engagement,…
  • Date Published: 9th Oct 2018

A guide for monitoring the performance of WSUD elements in areas with high groundwater

Water sensitive urban design (WSUD) is an approach for the planning and design of urban environments that is sensitive to water sustainability, resilience, and environmental protection. The approach integrates the urban water cycle (including potable water, wastewater, and stormwater) into…
  • Date Published: 22nd May 2017

Shaping Perth as a water sensitive city: outcomes and perspectives from a participatory process to develop a vision and strategic transition framework

Abstract This report presents the outcomes of a participatory process focused on planning Greater Perth’s transition to a water sensitive city. The process was conducted with leading professionals from across water, planning, community, urban development and other related sectors in…
  • Date Published: 4th Dec 2015

Ideas for Batavia Coast Marina Stage 2

This report outlines ideas for the urban development of Batavia Coast Marina Stage 2, situated in the City of Greater Geraldton, Western Australia. These ideas, formulated from emerging research and international best practice, have been integrated into a design that demonstrates…
  • Date Published: 1st Jun 2015

CRCWSC research to feature at Stormwater 2016

Five CRC for Water Sensitive Cities PhD candidates will join industry and research experts presenting at Stormwater 2016 in Queensland from 29 August to 2 September. Featuring the theme of ‘Rising to the Challenge’, the 4th National Conference of Stormwater…

Ideas for Fishermans Bend

Regeneration of brownfield areas on the scale envisaged at Fishermans Bend provides unique opportunities for pursuing multiple urban development objectives aligned to the Council of Australian Government’s vision for the performance of Australian cities (Department of Infrastructure and Transport, 2011):…

Safe water: a noble goal for Dr Jeff Foley

A creative thinker in a dynamic industry When he started tertiary studies in chemical engineering at the University of Queensland, Dr Jeff Foley faced a range of possible career pathways. Like many creative thinkers he avoided traditional choices for chemical…
  • Date Published: 7th Aug 2015