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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
Tuesday 30 OctoberRaingardens Essentials - Canberra
Thursday 1 NovemberNew! WSUD: Stormwater Management Principles & Practices
Friday 16 NovemberHot Topics: IWM - Clause 56.07-4 and beyond
 Upcoming industry events
4 OctoberLaunch of the CRC for Water Sensitive Cities - Melbourne
13 SeptemberAward winners announced - 2012 Victorian Stormwater Excellence Awards
5 September 2012Image Gallery Album:
Melbourne Water Living Rivers Program
25 May 2012Case Study:
Moonee Valley Water Strategy
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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Raingardens Essentials - Canberra
Tuesday 30 October 2012

A unique opportunity! A partnership between Fresh Landscape Design and Clearwater brings Raingardens Essentials to Canberra for the first time. 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! 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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Hot Topics: IWM - Clause 56.07-4 and beyond
Friday 16 November 2012

Clearwater is excited to announce the return of 'Hot Topics', our signature peer-to-peer learning and networking event. Delivered in partnership with Melbourne Water, this half day session will provide attendees with a unique opportunity to hear how Clause 56.07-4 is currently being implemented and to inform how any extension of the clause to other zones is approached. The day will feature an expert panel with Q&A, facilitated peer-to-peer discussion and short presentations from State Government representatives.

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industry events
Monday 15 October -
Friday 19 October
Stormwater 2012 Conference
Thursday 29 November -
Saturday 1 December
Greening Cities Conference
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