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Water Sensitive Cities Australia has announced their 2024 Seminar Series. These free, monthly webinars will focus on projects that mainstream water sensitive cities practices. Each session will include a presentation and opportunities to provide feedback and ask questions. The recording from each session will be available on their website after the event.Next Event: Wednesday, 27th […]

Register now for franc

Conference Date: Wednesday 17th April – Thursday 18th April 2024Location: Commbank Stadium, SydneyTheme: Charting the Future from Past LessonsCost: $550 – $1,150 The  franc.sydney conference is in it’s 3rd year and has been designed to be future focused, fostering resilient and networked communities to meet the complex environmental and social challenges ahead.   Stormwater management, urban waterways, marine environments, […]

Water’s role in thriving communities Blue x green

The Water Services Association of Australia Ltd has released a progress report on Water’s role in thriving communities as a follow up to their previous Blue+Green Liveability report. Blue x green = thriving A PROGRESS REPORT ON WATER S ROLE FOR THRIVING COMMUNITIES.pdf (wsaa.asn.au)

Urban Rivers and Catchments Program Grants – Round 2 OPEN

The Urban Rivers and Catchments Program Grants are now open and will close 5pm on 13th February 2024. The May 2023-24 Budget provided funding through the Natural Heritage Trust for a competitive grants round under the Urban Rivers and Catchments Program. $109 million (from 2024-25) is available for project grants. There are two distinct grant opportunities: […]

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 […]