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Report

Field investigation of biogenic corrosion of mortar specimens at North Head Wastewater Treatment Plant

This report outlines the results if a three-year study into biogenic corrosion of mortar in an aggressive environment. While concrete is one of the most widely used materials in the transportation and treatment of sewage, it is subject to rapid decay under in a sewage...
Case study

Park Orchards community sewerage trial

Provision of a fit-for-purpose sewerage system for residents in unsewered areas who are unable to contain their wastewater within their property using septic systems. Yarra Valley Water’s Community Sewerage Program seeks to provide properties that cannot contain wastewater via customer owned and maintained septic systems...
Case study

Currumbin ecovillage wastewater management: case study

Decentralised residential wastewater management. 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. A sewerage treatment plant located within the development accepts and treats...
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Case studies - CRC for water sensitive cities

The CRCWSC has developed case studies to help build a body of evidence that can support and encourage the adoption of research outcomes. These detailed case studies capture and communicate the lessons learned from the early adoption of research knowledge in real-life projects. These have...
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Integrated water management information hub

Effective water management is essential for the day-to-day functioning of our city and its resilience in the face of chronic stresses and acute shocks. Melbourne’s water outcomes rely on effective collaboration and engagement between all stakeholders, including local government. Find all the latest information and...
Guide

Melbourne’s current integrated water management reforms and initiatives

Climate change and population growth pose significant challenges and opportunities for Melbourne’s water supply, sewerage, stormwater and waterway systems. If these challenges are not effectively managed, communities will face water shortages and restrictions, devastated parks and gardens, flooded streets, destroyed waterways and escalating water bills.