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|Dear Clearwater Newsletter Subscriber,
Welcome to the latest update from the Clearwater team.
|training and events
|Thursday 5 July 2012
This one day training course, developed in partnership with Monash’s Centre for Water Sensitive Cities, will introduce you with the concepts required to design an effective stormwater harvesting project. The workshop will feature insights into stormwater harvesting guidelines, latest research on the performance of stormwater treatment technologies, conceptual design and costs associated with stormwater harvesting systems. The course will include practical design exercises to develop the conceptual design of a stormwater harvesting system for a (i) greenfield and (ii) retrofit situation.Click here for more information or to register now
|Wednesday 11 July 2012 - Thursday 12 July 2012
Clearwater, in partnership with eWater delivers a range of software training courses that models urban stormwater drainage, and assists the decision making process for stormwater management and Water Sensitive Urban Design. The latest version of MUSIC V5 is now available.Click here for more information or to register now
|19 June 2012
The 5th Healthy Cities: Working Together to Achieve Liveable Cities Conference was held in Geelong from 6-8 June 2012. Clearwater attended and presented at the conference. Key note speakers inspired the attendees using case studies and sharing personal experiences.
A few to note include:...Click for full story
|19 June 2012
The Water Sensitive Cities 2012 Study Tour group, comprising of 18 young water professionals from across Australia, have now completed the overseas leg of their trip. The group travelled to Singapore, the UK, Sweden, Germany and the Netherlands to develop their knowledge of integrated water management and to draw out relevant learnings that can aid Australia in moving towards a Water Sensitive City.
We caught up with Nicole Sexton, Senior Planner Strategy and Sustainability from Barwon Water, who attended the Study Tour. Nicole said the following;...Click for full story
|18 June 2012
Clearwater would like to welcome Jackie Bowe to the team as Training and Development Coordinator. Jackie will be responsible for the development, marketing, evaluation and continual improvement of Clearwater training courses and tours. She has over eight years experience in capacity building and stakeholder engagement in natural resource management across rural and urban communities in the northern tablelands of NSW...Click for full story
|10 June 2012
The official launch of Darling Street was held on Tuesday 5th June. Over 40 people braved the extreme weather conditions. It was attended by local residents, Melbourne Water, councils and stakeholders. Speakers included Professor Rob Adams, Director of Design and Culture from the City of Melbourne who opened the event. Councillor Cathy Oke then thanked and acknowledged all the parties involved. Finally David Ryan, Acting Manager of Waterways from Melbourne Water, reinforced the importance of multi-benefit projects like Darling Street which contribute to greater liveability...Click for full story
|12 June 2012
Scholarships for the 2012/13 round of the IWC Water Leadership Programare now open. Applications can be made on-line until 30 June 2012...Click for full story
|29 March 2012
The City of Greater Geelong has embarked upon a number of stormwater harvesting projects to reduce the City’s potable water use and maintain green open space and recreational assets. Two of these projects are detailed below...Click for full story
|19 June 2012
This fact sheet has been developed to help practitioners manage their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions throughout the life of a project. It provides a high level overview of the main steps required in establishing a carbon management and reporting process, and offers a list of references for further reading.
It can be used for a wide variety of projects, such as a stormwater harvesting project or a council wide carbon mitigation strategy...Click for full story
|2 March 2012
The Interview Series brings to life each stormwater champion’s experiences, motivations and challenges in gaining support for WSUD within their organisation. Jessica Wingadworks at Mornington Peninsula Shire Councilasthe Water Resource Officer...Click for full story