Pt Fraser

The Point Fraser wetland is situated on the Swan River foreshore in East Perth, Western Australia. It was constructed by the City of Perth in 2004 for the purpose of intercepting and decontaminating urban stormwater from part of the East Perth catchment before its discharge to the Swan River.

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Wellington Square Upgrade

Stormwater capture in bio-swales;
32% reduction in irrigated turf area;
Use of compacted gravel for minor paths to increase stormwater permeability;
Hydrozoing;
promoting efficient use of water in approach to detailed landscape design;
and consideration of water sensitive issues in detailed plant species selection.

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White Gum Valley (WGV) precinct

WGV is part of a four year research project by the Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living and Curtin University. The precinct is a ‘living laboratory’, where researchers monitor and assess how energy efficient design, technology performance and occupant behaviour impact on the carbon footprint of the precinct.

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Peaceful Vista public open space

The public open space (POS) area located along Peaceful Vista in Heron Park Estate incorporates an existing conservation category wetland into its design, with a focus on retention and revegetation of native plants and trees, in conjunction with localised stormwater management. Grassed basins throughout the POS allow for local infiltration of road runoff generated from…

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Urban Wetlands – Riverhaven Estate, West Martin

The Riverhaven Estate is a unique housing development located beside the Canning River in Martin. The development was project managed by Primewest and has been designed in accord with the site’s natural surrounds. The 10.5 ha development includes 108 residential lots ranging in size from 390 m2 to 803 m2.

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Fiona Stanley Hospital

The construction of the Fiona Stanley Hospital has incorporated water sensitive urban design principles at a precinct scale to deliver a fully integrated landscape and water management strategy that enhances the connection between people and the natural environment. It successfully demonstrates that demand for scheme and groundwater can be minimised through using natural systems, recycling and efficiency.

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Capricorn

Providing public open space for the growing outer suburbs of Perth, while promoting water sensitive urban design and at source water management.

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