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Our submission to NSW DPE’s updated erosion and sediment control guidelines

Stormwater NSW has provided comments on the Department of Planning and Environment’s updated guidelines for erosion and sediment control on building sites. Our submission is here 20231106 Stormwater NSW submission on erosion sediment control guidelines (002)

Learn more about the Blacktown Bioretention monitoring project

Blacktown City Council leading the industry in bioretention system research On 19 October Council hosted a knowledge sharing session to present to the industry the bioretention system validation and optimising monitoring project that is currently underway. This is a collaborative project involving Blacktown Council, the NSW Government through the Accelerated Infrastructure grant, Ocean Protect and […]

Tech Showcase

Urban Plunge Tech Showcase 2023 Sydney Water’s Urban Plunge Tech Showcase 2023 is all about enhancing waterway health.   Date:      28th of November 2023 Time:      9am to 1pm Venue:   The Connection at Rhodes.   You will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the latest ideas and advancements around improving waterway health, with pioneering companies […]

Webinar – Can the platypus save our rivers?

Venue:                 Online via MS Teams Register here  Date:                    Tuesday 5 December 2023 Time:                  3:30 – 5:30pm AEDT This webinar has hand-picked case studies from across South Australia, Tasmania, Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales where the elusive platypus is driving change in waterway management. The Platypus […]

Are you looking for a new role in Stormwater Compliance and Education?

The Parramatta River Catchment Group’s new Stormwater Compliance and Education role is currently being advertised. Although the position is hosted by City of Canada Bay, the role will cover the Parramatta River catchment, working with an established group of Council and agency stormwater managers. It is open till the 15th October with a pretty competitive […]

Blacktown City Council bioretention system validation and optimising project

Location: The Ponds Community Hub, 45 Riverbank Drive The Ponds Date: Thursday 19th October Time: 9:00 – 3:00 Blacktown City Council are hosting an event show-casing their large scale bioretention system validation and optimisation project – funded by the NSW Government in association with Blacktown City Council, Ocean Protect and ALS Hydrographics. Please note that attendees must […]

Book now for our next webinar – Financially Sustainable Options for Stormwater Management Funding in NSW

To ensure stormwater management projects, programs and assets achieve their desired goals a sustainable source of funding is required throughout the whole lifecycle. This forum will provide information as to how Councils are resourcing stormwater management in different ways and discuss the benefits and or limitations of each option. Come hear from council representatives of […]

Living Streams Presentation

The Living Streams webinar was truly inspiring, it discussed how we can transform urban spaces through thoughtful design that puts people and natural systems at the centre of design (a nature-based approach to stormwater). On 10 August 2023, more than 220 WSUD practitioners from around Australia came together for the Living streams webinar. This was the first forum […]

NSW Department of Planning and Environment to be split

NSW Premier Chris Minns has announced that the Department of Planning and Environment will become two new departments to better deliver on the Government’s priorities of addressing the energy challenges, climate change, the environment and housing. From 1 January 2024, the Department of Planning and Environment will be split into two new dedicated entities, the […]

Webinar “Ensuring widespread maintenance of WSUD assets”

Date & Time:  Aug 23, 2023 12:30 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney Register here: Webinar Registration – Zoom Are you working in local Government and struggling with ensuring WSUD assets are appropriately maintained? If so, this webinar is for you. Hundreds of thousands of Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) assets have been installed across Australia to help […]