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Meet the Committee – Ben Penhallurick

As a kid, I loved exploring creeks and mangrove forests. They were places I could escape and discover. I fell in love with the way the salt water mixed with the fresh, and how the water mixed with the land. I fell in love with the crabs, eels, mullet, puffer fish, yabbies and sometimes, sea […]

StormwaterNSW Winner of the Young Professional of the Year 2021

The Winner of the Young Professional of the Year 2021 is… Oscar Bentham from Optimal Stormwater The judges said: “Oscar Bentham is a young engineer working at Optimal Stormwater, delivering stormwater treatment projects to protect some of Sydney’s most iconic beaches with Randwick Council, including Coogee, Clovelly and Maroubra.  Over the past two years he […]

StormwaterNSW 2021 Award for Excellence in Policy or Education

And the Winner for the Excellence in Policy or Education is… Blacktown’s Community Stormwater Education Program By Blacktown City Council  The judges said: “This was a wonderful project adapted for pandemic times. It included such comprehensive suites of stormwater improvement initiatives with tangible outcomes and great evaluation techniques and most deserving of the award for […]

StormwaterNSW 2021 Award for Excellence in Stormwater Design

And the Winner of the Excellence in Integrated Stormwater Design is… Gannons Park Water Quality Improvement and Stormwater Harvesting Scheme by Georges River Council, NSW Government, Australian Government, Alluvium & Civil Constructions The judges said: “This was a great project with a site that demonstrates a very good example of how this style of design […]

StormwaterNSW 2021 Award for Excellence in in Strategic or Master Planning

And the Winner of the Stormwater NSW Award for Excellence in Strategic or Master Planning is… Integrating Recycled Water and Stormwater in the Mamre Road Precinct: A Template for Australia’s Largest Water Sensitive City by Sydney Water The judges said: “This was an outstanding master planning and strategic document that will shape regional planning and […]

StormwaterNSW 2021 Award for Excellence in Infrastructure

And the Winner of the Stormwater NSW Award for Excellence in Infrastructure is… Manly – Safe and Beautiful once again by Northern Beaches Council & Optimal Stormwater Excellence in Infrastructure: The judes said “This is a project with an iconic reach, and very worthy of the category award. It has a great end result, which […]

StormwaterNSW 2021 Award for Excellence in Research & Innovation

And the Winner of the Stormwater NSW Award for Excellence in Research & Innovation is… BOM the Builder: A Free Online Meteorological Template Generator by Cleanstormwater  Our judges said “Congratulations to Cleanstormwater for identifying the needs and benefits of this fantastic tool, it will save time and eliminate mistakes, and the bonus of being free […]

StormwaterNSW 2021 Award for Excellence in Asset Management

And the Winner of the Stormwater NSW Award for Excellence in Asset Management is… Johnstons Creek Naturalisation by Sydney Water, Diona & Thompson Berrill Landscape Design  The judges said    “This is a very impressive project and certainly worth of recognition with an industry award. This is the thinking that we need for all concrete […]

Toxic Microplastic Pollution from our Vehicles Tyres

Mary Rayner, Director of Operations at Stormwater Shepherds shares an article on the impact of untreated stormwater on our ecosystems. Toxic Microplastic Pollution from Vehicles Tyres_

Submission on draft Water Catchment SEPP 2021

This is a joint submission by the Cooks River Alliance (CRA), Georges Riverkeeper (GRK), the Parramatta River Catchment Group (PRCG), and the Sydney Coastal Councils Group (SCCG), together they represent 23 of the 30 local Councils in Sydney. Submission on Draft Catchment SEPP 2021