e-news special edition

Enabling the
transition to Water
Sensitive Cities

Dear Clearwater Newsletter Subscriber,

Welcome to this month’s special edition with a focus on website improvements, new resources and a job opportunity within the Clearwater team.

Firstly, a big thanks to everyone who completed our website evaluation survey. Winners have been notified and prizes are being sent out.

Overall the feedback was positive and we have already implemented a number of improvements, thanks to you. These include:

training and events
Friday 20 AprilGrowth Area WSUD Tour - last chance!
Thursday 10 MayRaingardens Essentials
Thursday 21 JuneStormwater Harvesting: Concept & Design
 Upcoming industry events
5 Aprilblueprint2012 - Stormwater Management in a Water Sensitive City now available
11 AprilWater Sensitive Cities 2012 Study Tour prepares for Europe
4 AprilClearwater team update
11 AprilJob opportunity - Training and Development Coordinator
26 March 2012The Boulevard Estate Case Study
5 March 2012A Champions Perspective: Interview with Caroline Chandler
training and events
Growth Area WSUD Tour
Friday 20 April 2012

Clearwater's latest 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.

Click here for more information or to register now
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.

Click here for more information or to register now
Stormwater Harvesting: Concept &
Thursday 21 June 2012

This one day training course will familiarise you with the concepts required to design an effective stormwater harvesting project. You will learn about the latest research on stormwater pollutants and how to evaluate appropriate usage and risk according to current guidelines. You will gain an understanding of how to plan for and apply technologies for stormwater collection, treatment, and storage.

Click here for more information or to register now
industry events
Tuesday 29 MayAWA Stormwater Seminar: What makes a successful stormwater harvesting project?
Wednesday 6 June -
Friday 8 June
Healthy Cities Conference
Tuesday 24 July -
Thursday 26 July
ENVIRO Conference
Monday 15 October -
Friday 19 October
Stormwater 2012 Conference
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