Wellington Square Upgrade

Project Details

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.

WSUD Category: Biofilter/raingarden, Retention of native vegetation, Swale / buffer strip, Tree pits

CriteriaInformation
Development Type:Public Open Space
Function/Driver:Water quality
Government Area:City of Perth
Site Context:Well-draining soils
Year Completed:2020

Overview

  • 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.

Contact Officer: Barbara Meldrum

Email: [email protected]