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Dear Clearwater Newsletter Subscriber,
Welcome to the latest update from the Clearwater team.
training and events
Thursday 28 FebruaryGrowth Area WSUD Tour - 1 place left!
Wednesday 27 MarchGeelong Integrated Water Management Tour - new!
Thursday 2 MayWSUD: Stormwater management principles & practices
Wednesday 5 JuneStormwater Harvesting: Concept & Design
 Upcoming industry events
13 FebruaryCaring for our Country Target Area Grants open
12 FebruaryNew version of MUSIC Auditor launched
7 FebruaryReminder: Clearwater annual website survey - prizes on offer
4 January 2013Case study: Mount Waverley Stormwater Harvesting Project
15 January 2013Video: Mount Waverley Stormwater Harvesting Project
training and events
Growth Area WSUD Tour
Thursday 28 February 2013

Clearwater's Growth Area WSUD 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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Geelong Integrated Water Management Tour
Wednesday 27 March 2013

Clearwater's latest tour showcases a number of exciting Integrated Water Management projects that have been undertaken in the City of Greater Geelong. The tour will include visits to two stormwater harvesting sites that highlight two different approaches; one in a high profile sporting stadium and the second for a valued community asset. The tour will also visit one of the largest growth areas in Victoria where an integrated approach has been taken to water supply, treatment and habitat creation and enhancement.

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WSUD: Stormwater management principles & practices
Thursday 2 May 2013

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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Stormwater Harvesting: Concept & Design
Wednesday 5 June 2013

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
Tuesday 5 March -
Thursday 7 March
AWA Water Education, Water Efficiency & Water Skills National Conference - Sydney
Tuesday 12 MarchLiveable Cities for the 21st Century - free lecture - Melbourne
Tuesday 7 May -
Thursday 9 May
OzWater'13 - Perth
Tuesday 7 May -
Wednesday 8 May
Stormwater Victoria Conference - Liveability, Reslience and Prosperit - Melbourne 
Monday 17 June -
Wednesday 19 June
The 6th Making Cities Liveable Conference - Melbourne
Monday 23 September -
Thursday 26 September
16th International River Symposium - Brisbane 
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