09 Oct 2018

Improving the health of a high ecological value waterway with stormwater disconnection.

Case study
10 Oct 2018

Urban parklands can be upgraded to be multifunctional water treatment and flood management assets.
Built in 2001, the Kunshan Forest Park is a National Urban Wetland Park covering an area of 166 hectares in the northwest of Kunshan city in Jiangsu province, China. The Forest Park boasts an array of eco-tourism resources and is characterised by parklands, forests and lakes.

Case study
28 Aug 2017

Slide presentation about smart energy policy for environment, security and efficiency. The presentation discusses economic signals, performance standards and support for research and development.

Presentation
30 Oct 2018

The need to understand the impact of urbanisation and changing land use on water and solute mass balances in the groundwater underlying urban areas has been increasingly recognised over the past 25 years. Groundwater resources are now included, for example, as part of integrated urban water management (IUWM). Conceptual models for IUWM have recently included:

Literature review
02 Nov 2018

Influencing policy must start with the understanding that opportunities to influence policy and make significant change occur infrequently and often unpredictably.

Fact sheet
02 Nov 2018

Influencing policy making can be more a matter of influencing outside organisations than influencing the government.

Fact sheet
29 Oct 2018

The CRCWSC project A3.3 Strategies for influencing the political dynamics of decision making examined strategies and tactics for influencing opinion formation and policy making, to facilitate progress towards water sensitive cities.

Report
23 Oct 2018

This discussion paper compiles ideas generated at a workshop hosted by Peet, The Department of Communities and the CRC for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) on 13 and 14 June 2018. These ideas focus on the Brabham development project in the north east urban growth corridor in Perth.

Discussion paper
09 Oct 2018

Urban household water supplied by rainwater.
The Currumbin Ecovillage is a 147 lot development over 270 acres of land in the Gold Coast Hinterland. The development contains community title blocks which range from 400 to 1400m2 . All of the water supplied to the houses in the development is from a combination of large (>20kL) rainwater tanks.

Case study