Old Blackmore Primary School

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Project Details

This is a compact subdivision designed in accordance with the City’s Urban Water Management Policy and Design Specifications. Use is made of verge swales and laneway soakwells.

WSUD Category: Soakwells, Swale / buffer strip

CriteriaInformation
Development Type:Public Open Space
Function/Driver:Water quantity/flood
Government Area:City of Wanneroo
Site Context:Shallow groundwater
Year Completed:2010

Background
This is a compact subdivision designed in accordance with the City’s Urban Water Management Policy and Design Specifications. Use is made of verge swales and laneway soakwells.

Objectives

  • Infiltration and treatment of frequent rainfall events

Results

  • Modification of urban form to facilitate verge swales
  • An effective design that performed well during a recent 1:5 year ARI event.