Clearwater News and Events

Dear Clearwater Newsletter Subscriber, 

Clearwater is committed to continuity of capacity building through training and events during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have already held several well attended online events and have a site tour and Hot Topics workshop coming up in July.

Clearwater welcomes Petra Katona into the team as the Metro Program Lead and would like to acknowledge the wonderful work of Kat Hawkins and Vahn Mixap who have both moved to other positions within Melbourne Water.

Training and Events: New online events listed. Don't miss out - secure your place today! 

News and Resource highlights: View further news and resource items below

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training and events
Alma Park Stormwater Harvesting Online Site Visit
14 July 2020
Where: Online - Zoom

Overview: Join Alastair McHarg (Senior Project Manager), Sam Innes from City of Port Phillip, Gary Walsh from E2Design and Clearwater...

Hot Topics: Strengthening cross-sector collaboration for sustainable, resilient & liveable outcomes
28 July 2020
Where: Online - Zoom

Overview To address the challenges faced by urban, regional and rural communities in Victoria we need individuals and organisations...

Water Leader Scholarships 2020/21
03 July 2020

Clearwater and the International WaterCentre (IWC) are partnering to offer two scholarships for Victorian applicants; one full...

New height limit planning controls for developments on the Yarra River
25 June 2020

The Victorian Government has introduced permanet planning controls to limit height of new developments on the Yarra River. The...

eWater changes to MUSIC and launch of MUSICX
21 May 2020

IN May eWater launched an upgraded version of MUSIC ( Model for Urban Stormwater Improvement Conceptualisation). MUSIC is...

Study shows that risk perception in water industry reduces innovation
17 June 2020

A new University of Melbourne study has shown that water-planning experts have vastly differing risk perceptions, which may...

Update on Melbourne Urban Stormwater Institutional Arrangements Review
26 May 2020

DELWP, MAV and Melbourne Water held a joint workshop 13 March 2020 to explore potential options for flood and stormwater management....

Melbourne Water leading COVID-19 sewage testing project
29 June 2020

Melbourne Water is leading an innovative project COVID-19 sewage sampling project to help inform policy makers and health...

Leadership during a pandemic: Insights from a Water Leader scholar
30 June 2020

Kate Berg, Senior Sustainability Officer Climate Change Adaptation from City of Melbourne, was one of the 2019/2020 Clearwater...

The need for nature in a pandemic
26 May 2020

Accessing high quality greenspace (at a safe distance from others) for physical and mental health is more important than ever...

Case Study: Collaborative planning for the Fishermans Bend Urban Redevelopment
15 May 2020

Fishermans Bend is a 485 ha urban renewal project in inner Melbourne. Over the next 40 years, it will replace existing industrial...

Publications And Reports: Incorporating Multiple Benefits into Water Projects: A Guide for Water Managers
22 June 2020

This resource is from the United States giving an international perspective on how to incorporate multiple benefits into...

Video Gallery: Melbourne Green Factor new building assessment tool
27 May 2020

In May 2020 the City of Melbourne launched the Melbourne Green Factor Tool. This tool is Australias first online green infrastructure...

Factsheets And Tools: Australian Urban Observatory
18 May 2020

The Australian Urban Observatory is a digital platform that transforms complex urban data into easily understood liveability...

Guidelines And Strategy: Indigenous Evaluation Strategy: draft
28 May 2020

The Australian Productivitiy Commission have released a draft Indigenous Evaluation Strategy providing a whole-of-government framework...

Guidelines And Strategy: National bushfire management guidelines for the Australian water industry
24 June 2020

This Guideline uses the current knowledge and experience in the industry to provide practical guidance across the water sector...

industry events
Webinar: What's new with Australian Rainfall and Runoff 2019

08 July 2020


Bridging troubled waters – sources, impacts and solutions to stormwater

09 July 2020

Online webinar

Talking Tanks for Water Conservation, Flood Management & Enviro Baseflow

16 July 2020

Online webinar

International Water Centre- Introduction to Intergrated Water Management

20 July 2020

Online training

PLANET training: Understanding Victoria’s stormwater planning requirements

25 August 2020

PIA Victorian Office Level 3, 124 Exhibition Street, Melbourne

STORMWATER 2021 National Conference: New Frontiers for Stormwater

14 April 2021

Crown Promenade

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