Past Event

Water Industry Night 2020 – Cooling the Community – Cooling and greening techniques for the urban environment


The 2020 Water Industry Night featured Greg Ingleton taking attendees on Adelaide's journey from the original trials on airport cooling to the latest work on various cooling and greening techniques for the urban environment. This is a culmination of about 5 years of planning and testing, now across many areas in Adelaide and some regional [...]

Waterwise Plainum Series Part 1 & 2


Ideas to help your Local Government become more Waterwise This 2-part free webinar series (via zoom) aims to showcase waterwise actions by local government that helped each Council achieve Platinum Waterwise Council status. This first session includes an introduction to the goals and indicators of a Water Sensitive City, as defined by the Water Sensitive [...]

Water Industry Night 2019 – What can we learn from the past? Ancient WSUD that works today!


The 2019 Water Industry Night focused on past ingenuity in water management - from a traditional owner's perspective and other civilisations around the world - stuff has been working for centauries! Attendees were taken on an international water journey through time, off the beaten track, to countries such as Australia, Oman, Peru, Argentina, England, Chile, Italy [...]

The Great Debate 2017


WSUD in streets is better than WSUD in parks With an emphasis on mitigating urban heat and managing 15mm as close to source as possible, leaky pits, tree pits and biofilters in road reserves and medians are considered good options. However there is often a battle for space between services and driveways and other essential [...]

Stormwater WA’s Hydropolis 2017


Hydropolis 2017: Catchments are the communities’ infrastructure Date: Wednesday 31 May, 2017 Venue: Embleton Room, City of Bayswater This half day conference considered several perspectives on how infrastructure can be considered and managed from a catchment perspective. Stormwater WA, together with NWW, presented industry, landscape, local government, state government and research perspectives that highlight their [...]

Symposium on Green Infrastructure


Roles and responsibilities in the Delivery of Green Infrastructure in WA Tuesday, 4th April 2017 Department of Planning Program of the Day Session 1: Introducing Green infrastructure Launch: Gary McKenzie, President LIAWA What's happening around the world – Esther Ngang, Executive Director, LIAWA Urban greening : a national policy review – Dr. Joe Hurley, RMIT [...]

CRCWSC Project B2.4: Hydrology and nutrient transport processes in groundwater/surface water systems


The objective of the workshop were to understand key findings regarding hydrology and nutrient transport processes in groundwater/surface water systems and discuss the implications for future urban development. The workshop included: an overview of the project presentations on the performance of groundwater/ surface water systems: Anvil Way comp basin, Wharf St constructed wetland and [...]

Vegetated Stormwater Systems Training Workshop (2015)


Day 1 - Construction and Establishment of Vegetated Stormwater Systems Effective civil construction and landscape establishment of biofilters, living streams, constructed wetlands and vegetated swales is required to minimise costs and timeframes and realise the stormwater management benefits of these systems. This workshop will provide detailed step by step guidance on the construction and establishment [...]

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