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Water sensitive urban design



Embedding green infrastructure - best practice toolkit

In May 2016, the City of Yarra, in partnership with Cities of Melbourne, Moreland and Brimbank, the Green Infrastructure Research Group, and the Northern Alliance for Greenhouse Action, commenced the ‘Embedding Green Infrastructure Best Practice Toolkit’ project. The toolkit was developed over two years via...
Case study

Currumbin ecovillage rainwater harvesting

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...
Case study

Greening the pipeline - Williams Landing

A design that showcases the potential of disused infrastructure in providing community open space with an integrated stormwater design. Greening the Pipeline is the transformation of a heritage listed Main Outfall Sewer reserve into a 27km linear park in Melbourne’s west. The project is delivered...
Conference paper

An SVG simulation tool for stormwater harvesting systems in the City of Salisbury

A Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) simulation tool has been developed for the optimal management and risk assessment of urban stormwater harvesting systems. The aim is to create a tool to model the Helps Road Drain in the City of Salisbury, South Australia.
Conference paper

Recycling water for Australia's future - the case of two Victorian cities

This paper reports findings of a research project investigating public perceptions of recycled water at two commercial case study sites in Victoria: the Council House 2 Building of Melbourne City Council in Melbourne; and the Bendigo Bank Head Office in Bendigo.