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Melbourne Growth Area: WSUD Tour

Posted in Events by Clearwater on March 28th, 2012

20 April , 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
Clearwater is proud to announce a new half day Growth Area WSUD tour in Hume City Council and the City of Whittlesea. The tour will include site visits to biofilters and wetlands in new housing estates, visits to council owned WSUD assets and town centre renewal projects incorporating WSUD and stormwater harvesting.  This tour will focus on the opportunities and challenges for growth area councils to implement WSUD in greenfield estates and urban renewal projects. Presenters will discuss issues of engineering, urban design, landscaping, organisational/ community engagement and working with developers.

Suitable for anyone interested in applying water sensitive urban design in growth areas or new housing estates. This will include commercial developers, planners and designers, engineers, landscape architects, environment and asset maintenance staff and contractors.

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).

Register now at the Clearwater website

Date: Friday 20 April, 9am – 2pm

Friday 13 April