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Stonnington and Port Phillip: WSUD Tour

Posted in Events by Clearwater on February 28th, 2012

23 March , 2012
9:00 amto2:00 pm

Clearwater offers a number of capacity building initiatives that can help broaden your skills and knowledge in sustainable urban water management.

Tour Overview
The tour highlights an array of WSUD stormwater treatment measures and harvesting systems across the City of Stonnington and Port Phillip. Council experts and design consultants will be onsite to provide insights into the development and management of each project, discussing challenges, learnings and outcomes from concept to completion.  This tour will visit tree pits, raingardens in both commercial and residential areas, stormwater harvest systems designed for open space irrigation and vehicle washdown sites.  You will gain an insight into project goals, costs, engineering, landscaping and maintenance considerations and community engagement.

Suitable for anyone involved in sustainable water planning or asset maintenance / design, including developers, planners, architects, environment and maintenance staff.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Course completion will contribute CPD points to programs with the following organisations: Nursery and Garden Industry Association (NGIA), Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA), Engineers Australia, Planning Institute of Australia (PIA).

Date: 23rd March 2012, 9am – 2pm

Friday 16 March

Register now at the Clearwater website

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