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Meet the Committee – Andrew McMillan

I know I am a ‘stormie’ for several reasons, but one of the more amusing is that (sometimes to the annoyance of my wife and even my two daughters) I find myself itching to get outside when it’s raining to see our systems in action and what I can learn. My interest in urban water […]

October Stormcast Newsletter

Welcome to the October 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

CRC WSC webinar – planning for a Water Sensitive City

Planning for a Water Sensitive City – why it’s important for metro and regional Councils Many Councils have recently developed or are in the process of developing Local Strategic Planning Statements (LSPS) and have included the importance of water sensitive design and the intention to strategically manage water in all of its forms. The Cooperative […]

Meet the Committee – Nigel Bosworth

Nigel has been a Committee Member of Stormwater NSW since 2017 and part of the stormwater industry since the 1990s. Nigel is the only non-Sydney representative on the committee, based in Newcastle. Nigel’s interest in stormwater started as a cadet with the NSW Roads and Traffic Authority, serving as the RTA representative on the Stormwater […]

Franc webinar – Join Maureen Thurston-Chartaw to talk Leadership

“Of Leadership and Labradoodles: Do troubling times warrant a new breed of leader?” Millions of dollars and countless hours spent on executive coaching, professional image consultants, corporate training courses, seminars, webinars, conferences books and blogs… yet we still suffer a vacuum of leadership. What are we doing wrong? What are we missing? Is it really […]

Making the West Cool Again

Sydney Water has released their Urban Typologies and Stormwater Management Report, in partnership with Bligh Tanner and Architectus, which demonstrates the benefits of integrated water cycle management for the Parkland City. The report shows that temperatures in outer Western Sydney could be reduced by as much as 4.6 degrees by retaining stormwater and innovative planning […]

Northern Beaches Council are recruiting

Northern Beaches Council are recruiting a number of positions in their  Floodplain and Stormwater Management Team in the Environment and Climate Change Group. They are working on lots of exciting things, including applying their new Zero Waste to Ocean Charter.  These are some of the roles that are available: Engineer – Stormwater Assets Stormwater Assets […]

Greater Sydney Harbour Coastal Management Program

Check out this video on the Greater Sydney Harbour Coastal Management Program

Blacktown City Council adopts integrated water strategy

The vision of a ‘water sensitive’ city where water, in all its forms, is valued and used wisely has been laid out in ‘Six streams’, Blacktown City Council’s Integrated water strategy 2020. The actions in ‘Six streams’ commit Council to ambitious targets to be achieved by 2036. The strategy covers the management of water in all […]

Meet the Committee – Murray Powell

Murray Powell joined the association in 1994 and joined the committee in 1996, and has been an integral part of the association ever since. He started life at the NSW EPA, then joined CDS Technologies, that was acquired by Rocla, he did a short stint with a consultancy and a council then started Optimal Stormwater […]