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Dear Clearwater Newsletter Subscriber,
Welcome to the latest update from the Clearwater team.
training and events
Friday 26 OctoberWSUD Retrofit Tour - Stonnington & Port Phillip
Thursday 1 NovemberNew! WSUD: Stormwater Management Principles & Practices
Thursday 22 NovemberGrowth Area WSUD Tour
Wednesday 28 NovemberStormwater Harvesting: Concept & Design
 Upcoming industry events
15 AugustIntegrated Water Cycle Management Network launched
27 AugustClearwater celebrates 10 years
14 AugustMelbourne's Transition to a Water Sensitive City - report launched
1 May 2012Toolern: Towards a water neutral suburb with low rainfall
training and events
WSUD Retrofit Tour - Stonnington & Port Phillip
Friday 26 October 2012

The tour highlights an array of WSUD stormwater treatment measures and harvesting systems across the City of Stonnington & Port Phillip. Council experts and design consultants will be onsite to provide insights into the development and management of each project, discussing challenges, learnings and outcomes from concept to completion.

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New! WSUD: Stormwater Management Principles & Practices
Thursday 1 November 2012

This one day training course will introduce you to the concepts of Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) and water sensitive cities, focusing on the WSUD approach to stormwater management. The session will cover the principles of stormwater management, focusing on how to set targets to allow for water conservation as well as flow and water quality management. It will emphasise basic principles of water quality treatment and flow management to guide selection and design of treatment systems. Design considerations, treatment performance and operation and maintenance will be discussed for a wide range of treatment systems.

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Growth Area WSUD Tour
Thursday 22 November 2012

Clearwater’s latest tour travels to Hume City Council and The City of Whittlesea. The tour will include site visits to biofilters and wetlands in new housing estates, visits to council owned WSUD assets and town centre renewal projects incorporating WSUD and stormwater harvesting.

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Stormwater Harvesting: Concept & Design
Wednesday 28 November 2012

This one day training course, developed in partnership with Monash Water for Liveability, will introduce you with the concepts required to design an effective stormwater harvesting project. The workshop will feature insights into stormwater harvesting guidelines, latest research on the performance of stormwater treatment technologies, conceptual design and costs associated with stormwater harvesting systems. The course will include practical design exercises to develop the conceptual design of a stormwater harvesting system for a (i) greenfield and (ii) retrofit situation.

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industry events
Thursday 29 November -
Saturday 1 December
Greening Cities Conference
Wednesday 13 February -
Friday 15 February
8th Victorian Flood Conference
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