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THE MAY EDITION OF STORMCAST, OUR INDUSTRY NEWSLETTER

Welcome to the May edition of Stormcast. We have packed this edition with the latest news and events from both Stormwater NSW and Stormwater Queensland to give you a broad insight into our industry and association across the nation. Follow the link here

Meet the Committee – Alan Benson

My position at Water NSW is Catchment Programs Manager and I am the President of Stormwater NSW. How long have you been working and what do you do at WaterNSW? I’ve been in the water industry for nearly 25 years working through a range of catchment related positions. My current job is to influence people […]

Guidelines for the Maintenance of Stormwater Treatment Measures Webinar.

Engineers Australia and StormwaterNSW have run a well received webinar. On the 5th of May, Murray Powell (Secretary at StormwaterNSW) held a webinar with nearly 500 viewers who learnt more about the new Guidelines for the Maintenance of Stormwater Treatment Measures.  The one hour webinar, hosted by Engineers Australia, included a lively question and answer […]

The April edition of Stormcast, our industry newsletter

Welcome to the April edition of Stormcast. We have packed this edition with the latest news and events from both Stormwater NSW and Stormwater Queensland to give you a broad insight into our industry and association across the nation. Follow the link https://mailchi.mp/ed8f4044ede5/stormcast-november-1524829  

Our position statement on the Stormwater Management Service Charge

Stormwater NSW is committed to providing industry leadership on best practice stormwater management and we have recently released our position statement on sustainable funding for stormwater management. We are actively advocating the state government on your behalf to increase the stormwater management service charge (SMSC) to the same rate as charged by Sydney Water. We […]

Meet the Committee – Andrew Thomas

I joined the Stormwater Industry Association five years ago.  I did so because I realised that in order to effect real change, it is not enough to work within ‘the system’.  You also need to work beyond it, pushing it to grow and evolve.  But what keeps me in the association are the people I […]

Green Roofs, Walls and Facades Technical Guidelines

Inner West Council have just released this great resource Green Roofs, Walls and Facades Technical Guidelines. The Guidelines provide technical advice to support the installation of green roofs, walls and facades. Inner West Council hopes they will increase the uptake of vertical greening in the LGA to improve liveability and resilience, by providing practical information […]

Hunter Water Price Determination from IPART

IPART has just released the Draft Report and Draft Determination of the maximum prices that the Hunter Water Corporation can charge, for water, wastewater, stormwater and other services from 1 July 2020. IPART is seeking stakeholder feedback on its draft decisions. Stakeholder submissions can be made on their website and are due by 9 April […]

Angus Creek Stormwater Harvesting Scheme

The Blacktown International Sportspark, in Sydney’s west is an elite international sporting facility, which requires substantial volumes of water for irrigation. The Angus Creek stormwater harvesting and reuse scheme extracts excess stormwater flows from Angus Creek and harvests stormwater runoff from the Sportspark’s hard surfaces, to irrigate the Sportspark and neighbouring reserves. This supplies up […]

Meet the Committee – Kristy Good

I am an Environmental scientist with more than 20 years’ experience in environmental planning and waterway management. I consider myself to be a leader, collaborator, influencer and strategic thinker and aim to achieve good environmental, community, and economic outcomes in all projects I am involved with. I am currently working with Blacktown City Council as […]