Project Details

WSUD Category: Soakwells, Swale / buffer strip

Development Type: Public Open Space
Function/Driver: Water quantity/flood
Government Area: City of Wanneroo

 

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.
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