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Stormwater WA Awards for Excellence 2024

2024 Stormwater WA Awards for ExcellenceNOW OPEN!  The 2024 Stormwater Western Australia Awards for Excellence encourage and celebrate excellence in...

Grants available for Swan Canning Riverpark foreshore restoration

Local governments will share in up to $850,000 in funding as part of the State Government's latest round of Riverbank...

WA’s largest water resource recovery facility setting standards

Work has begun on a $238.5 million upgrade of Western Australia's largest water resource recovery facility, setting a new benchmark...

Perth & Peel Urban Greening Grants now open

Round One of the Urban Greening Grant Program is now open. Local Governments in the Perth and Peel regions are...

Consultation – Draft Updates To The Rainfall And Runoff Guidelines

The Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water (DCCEEW) is seeking feedback on the updated Climate Change Considerations...

Code of Practice urban and peri-urban drainage modelling in Western Australia

In early 2020, key stakeholders and urban drainage practitioners in WA recommended the formation of a partnership to “prepare a...

Contemporary Issues in PRME Annual Lecture 2023 – Water for Life

This lecture explores Aboriginal people’s understanding of ‘one water’ – from the sky and below – in sustaining the land...

New WAter Ways e-news: September 2023 edition

The latest news, events, training and information relating to water, stormwater management, WSUD and more can be viewed online HERE.

Recipients of 2023-24 Riverbank Funding announced

The Swan and Canning rivers are set to benefit from $1.26 million in new funding for up to 20 foreshore...

Top of the class: milestone for Waterwise Schools Program

One of WA's longest running and most successful school education initiatives – the Waterwise Schools Program - has celebrated a...

Seeking input on water sensitive cities principles and practices

Seeking input on how to build knowledge and support of water sensitive cities principles and practices among local governments, with...

NWW Webinar | The economics of public open spaces under water scarcity

Date: Thursday 31st August 2023Time: 10.00am - 11.00am (AWST)Online Event: This online event will be held via Zoom. Register your information to receive the...

Webinar | Storylines of the Pilbara: applying a storylines approach

Thursday, 10 August 202311:00AM - 12.00PM AWSTOnline - Register HERE The storyline approach uses narratives to explore the implications of...

Waterwise Greening Scheme offers greener future

Water Minister Simone McGurk has recognised waterwise councils for helping create cooler, greener and more sustainable neighbourhoods through Water Corporation's...

New WAter Ways e-news: July 2023 edition

The latest news, events, training and information relating to water, stormwater management, WSUD and more can be viewed online HERE.

Funding boost for local governments to reduce groundwater use

Local governments will receive a share of $4 million in funding to help reduce groundwater use under the Gnangara groundwater...

WA’s first climate adaptation strategy sets path for resilience

Western Australia's first Climate Adaptation Strategy has been released, prioritising 37 actions to ensure our communities and economy are resilient...

New WAter Ways Bus Tours 2023 | Connecting To Country

As water sensitive urban design professionals, we recognise the importance of site context and landscape to the design, delivery and...

Webinar | Living Streams – Nature-Based Solutions For Urban Stormwater Management

Date: Thursday 10th August 2023Time: 10.30am - 12.30pm (AWST)Online Event:  This online event is hosted via Zoom. Register your information to receive the access...

Decades of less rainfall have cut replenishing of groundwater to 800-year low in WA

Groundwater is the world’s biggest source of easily accessible freshwater. Despite its importance, we know very little about how this resource is...

New WAter Ways e-news: June 2023 edition

The latest news, events and information relating to water, stormwater management, WSUD and more can be viewed online HERE.

Stormwater Australia National Awards for Excellence

Stormwater Australia held their National Awards for Excellence ceremony on Wednesday 29th March 2023, in conjunction with the NSW Stormwater conference. ...

WA businesses save more than 11 billion litres of drinking water in 2021-22

Western Australian businesses have been celebrated for saving more than 11 billion litres of precious drinking water in 2021-22 at...

Desalination to improve rural and regional water security

Four desalination units to be built to test desalination technology and brine disposal for on-farm applicationWaterSmart Farms project improving climate...

Global recognition for Perth’s expanded water recycling scheme

The State Government's pioneering groundwater replenishment scheme has been judged as one of the best water innovations in the world...

Parks & Leisure Australia (WA) ‘Early Bird’ registrations for the State Conference NOW OPEN!

The PLAWA State Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Perth from Wednesday the 9th to Friday the 11th...

Another dry winter for Perth despite wet August

Despite Perth's wettest August in more than four years, winter rainfall across the metropolitan area was significantly below average in...

NWW August 2022 Newsletter

The latest news, events and information relating to water, stormwater management, WSUD and more can be viewed online here.

Webinar: Circular cities – how does a circular
economy create a water sensitive city?

Thursday 1 September 2022 at 11.30 (AWST) More

Updated-Stormwater Management Manual

Stormwater management aims to build on the traditional objective of local flood protection by having multiple outcomes, including improved water...

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