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Ideas for a Water Sensitive Sydenham to Bankstown Urban Renewal Corridor

Summary The research synthesis project was led by the CRC for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) who, in conjunction with experienced researchers and practitioners from the government and industry, undertook an innovative and collaborative co-design process to promote water sensitive outcomes…
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  • Date Published: 30th Sep 2019

Ideas for Catalysing Flood Resilient Design

Ideas for Catalysing Flood Resilient Design This Ideas Report outlines concepts and initiatives identified by stakeholders at a workshop that spanned 12 and 19 March 2018. These ideas respond to the need for, and can catalyse the uptake of, flood…
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  • Date Published: 10th Apr 2019

Dr Ashley Wright receives the 2018 Laurenson Medal

Dr Ashley Wright, 2018 Laurenson Medal winner, has developed a technique to revolutionalise the reliability of flood forecasts. “The accurate synthesis of rainfall measurements and estimates that are representative of rainfall coverage over a given catchment will lead to greater…
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  • Date Published: 31st 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

Policy Framework for Water Sensitive Urban Design in 5 Australian Cities

Overview Since the term Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) was first coined in Australia over twenty years ago, it has been promoted through the National Water Initiative and policy initiatives at the State level. Despite substantial work towards policy outcomes,…
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  • Date Published: 1st Aug 2017

Setting stream naturalisation goals to achieve ecosystem improvement in urbanising greenfield catchments

Abstract Expanding cities worldwide are gradually absorbing peripheral greenfield streams that often require some level of improvement to fulfil their role as central public spaces in the urban landscape. Restoration is often impossible due to physical constraints imposed by urban…
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  • Date Published: 1st Dec 2015

Configuring transformative governance to enhance resilient urban water systems

Abstract Governance reforms are required to establish adaptive and resilient urban water resource management that takes into account complexity, uncertainty and immediate and long term change. This paper details the outcomes of a qualitative, social science research project, drawing on…
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  • Date Published: 1st Jan 2013

Better regulatory frameworks for water sensitive cities: an Australian case study

Abstract An interesting transition has been occurring in urban areas of large cities such as Melbourne. Such cities have been progressively transitioning from a water system focussed solely on water supply, drainage control, sewerage management and waterway environmental health to…
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  • Date Published: 1st Jun 2014

The risky business of water sensitive innovation: A legal analysis of risk allocation

Introduction This report seeks to further examine the role of risk in relation to Water Sensitive Cities (WSCs) and to examine innovation risk from a legal perspective. It also seeks to marry together two pivotal notions that are frequently discussed…
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  • Date Published: 19th Sep 2016

Becoming a water sensitive city: a comparative review of regulation in Australia

Abstract Existing urban water management practices have been generally successful in delivering services to Australian communities. However, pressures arising from climate change, urban population growth and increasing urban densification are driving calls to reform the urban water sector to help…
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  • Date Published: 1st Aug 2015

Regulatory renovation for managed aquifer recharge using alternative water resources: a Western Australian perspective

Abstract Managed aquifer recharge is increasingly used worldwide as a means of storing treated wastewater and stormwater for later use. This article proposes three areas in which to assess the effectiveness of legal frameworks governing managed aquifer recharge: rights to…
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  • Date Published: 1st Jan 2014
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