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February 2017

NWW Training – Better Urban Water Management

21/02/2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
The Atrium Theatrette, 168 St Georges Tce
Perth, WA Australia
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Better Urban Water Management (WAPC, 2008) was released by the Western Australian Planning Commission to provide a framework for the integration of water into the land use planning system. This session will explain the intent behind the framework and provide solutions and tools to assist in its implementation at the various stages of the planning approvals process.

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March 2017

NWW Training – Introduction to stormwater management practices

14/03/2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Department of Water, 168 St George's Tce
Perth, Australia
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Stormwater management that incorporates WSUD principles is a key component of achieving better urban water management. This session will outline the principles of better stormwater management and provide guidance on how practices should be applied in the management of storm events, via a treatment train approach applied at different scales. The information is presented at an introductory level and is largely based on the Stormwater Management Manual for WA (DoW, 2004–2007).

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May 2017

NWW Training – Groundwater management for urban development

23/05/2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Department of Water, 168 St George's Tce
Perth , WA Australia
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This introductory session discusses concepts associated with development in areas of high groundwater. It provides an outline of the Department of Water guideline Water resource considerations when controlling groundwater levels in urban development (2013) and highlights issues and options for design of groundwater management systems.

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June 2017

NWW Training – Local Water Management Strategies – how to get it right

20/06/2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Department of Water, 168 St George's Tce
Perth, Australia
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Do you know how to develop a local water management strategy? What are the important elements that need to be addressed? What are the aspects that are important to the Department of Water and the Local Government? Who should you talk to? These questions and more will be answered in this introductory training session on local water management strategies. And remember - it is not just a matter of saying the right things. You need the technical information to back…

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July 2017

NWW Training – Biofilters – Biofilters, rain gardens, bioretention areas – what are they?

25/07/2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Department of Water, 168 St George's Tce
Perth , WA Australia
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This session will take you through critical aspects of biofilter design including sizing, inlets/outlets, media and vegetation as well as some tips on construction and maintenance.

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August 2017

NWW Training – Retrofitting for WSUD

22/08/2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Department of Water, 168 St George's Tce
Perth , WA Australia
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Retrofitting of traditional pipe and pit drainage systems to incorporate WSUD approaches is able to deliver multiple benefits to the community and environment and often results in a system that is more cost effective to maintain and replace. This session will explore the opportunities for retrofitting of existing systems, including integrating stormwater management into public open space, and provide guidance on processes, principals and techniques.

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September 2017

NWW Training – Maintenance

19/09/2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Department of Water, 168 St George's Tce
Perth , WA Australia
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Maintenance issues are continually raised in opposition of the installation of WSUD infrastructure. This training session will discuss what actions are really needed, when they should be done and who by. So come along and learn how to talk with your asset team about what is actually required

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March 2018

New WAter Ways 2018 training session 1

The training sessions provide introductory information on water sensitive urban design processes and concepts. These sessions are aimed at local government and industry planners, engineers, landscape architects, asset managers and developers to assist our industry to better deliver water sensitive cities Session 1: Planning processes, Introduction to stormwater management practices, the Decision Process and Biofilters

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