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Dear Clearwater Newsletter Subscriber,
Welcome to the latest update from the Clearwater team.
training and events
Friday 23 MarchWSUD Tour - Stonnington and Port Phillip
Tuesday 17 April -
Wednesday 18 April
Music training courses
Friday 20 AprilGrowth Area WSUD Tour
Thursday 10 MayRaingardens Essentials
 Upcoming industry events
29 FebruaryNew online film clips: A champions perspective on gaining support for WSUD
29 FebruaryClearwater website evaluation - survey closes this week!
27 FebruaryMoreland City Council unveils their latest stormwater harvesting project
22 FebruaryNational water planning resource launched online
training and events
WSUD Tour - Stonnington and Port Phillip
Friday 23 March 2012

The tour highlights an array of WSUD stormwater treatment measures and harvesting systems across the City of Stonnington and 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.

Click here for more information or to register now
Music training courses
Tuesday 17 April 2012 - Wednesday 18 April 2012

Clearwater, in partnership with eWater delivers a range of software training courses that models urban stormwater drainage, and assists the decision making process for stormwater management and Water Sensitive Urban Design. The latest version of MUSIC V5 is now available.

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Growth Area WSUD Tour
Friday 20 April 2012

Clearwater is proud to announce a new half day Growth Area WSUD tour in 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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Raingardens Essentials
Thursday 10 May 2012

This popular workshop provides practical guidance on the design and construction of raingardens and biofilters. The workshop covers site analysis, design, materials selection, construction and maintenance to ensure project success. Practical class exercises give participants a deeper understanding of best practice design and effective project management.

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New online film clips: A champions perspective on gaining support for WSUD
29 February 2012

Clearwater has just completed interviews with nine stormwater local government champions and leaders. A Champions Perspective Interview Series brings to life each stormwater champions experiences, motivations and challenges for gaining support for WSUD within their organisation.

The short clips are an excellent tool to inspire leadership for WSUD and encourage those who are just launching WSUD within their organisations. We encourage you to use them in meetings and presentations to inspire 'skeptics' and enthusiasts alike...

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Clearwater website evaluation - survey closes this week!
29 February 2012

Thisis your last chance to provide feedback onour website. Taking the time to answer a few simple questions will help us make a real difference to the website and enhance the overall user experience.

You have the option to remain anonymous, however by entering in your details you go into the draw to win Gold Class movie tickets or a VISA gift voucher.

This evaluation should take you approximately 5-10 minutes to complete...

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Moreland City Council unveils their latest stormwater harvesting project
27 February 2012

Moreland City Council, in partnership with Melbourne Water and the Victorian Government unveiled a new $560,000 stormwater treatment and harvesting project at Glenroy’s Sewell Reserve last week. Stormwater from a drain running under Glenroy Road will pass through several treatment stages – including a bioretention ‘raingarden’ basin – before being used to irrigate the reserve.

The project will deliver a number of benefits, including:...

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National water planning resource launched online
22 February 2012

An interactive web resource to help people easily access information on the status of water planning across Australia has been launched by the National Water Commission. This online web application, based on the inaugural National Water Planning Report Card 2011, provides a summary of the status of water plans across Australia, including the quality of existing water plans, their implementation, and areas for future improvement...

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industry events
Wednesday 7 MarchStormwater Victoria: The Role of WSUD in Urban Flood Management
Wednesday 6 June -
Friday 8 June
Healthy Cities Conference
Monday 15 October -
Friday 19 October
Stormwater 2012 Conference
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