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Welcome to the latest update from the Clearwater team.
training and events
Thursday 29 SeptemberRaingardens Essentials
Wednesday 12 October -
Thursday 13 October
Music training courses
Friday 14 OctoberWSUD Tour - Stonnington & Port Phillip
 Upcoming industry events
12 SeptemberSix emerging water leaders win scholarships
15 SeptemberFeatured Resource: City of Port Phillip Water Plan
22 SeptemberMinister for Planning endorses PSP note on Integrated Water Management
22 September50 new IWC scholarships on offer for 2012
training and events
Raingardens Essentials
Thursday 29 September 2011

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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Music training courses
Wednesday 12 October 2011 - Thursday 13 October 2011

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. Courses include Stormwater modelling, Advanced Stormwater modelling and Urban Developer. Music V5 is now available.

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WSUD Tour - Stonnington & Port Phillip
Friday 14 October 2011

Clearwater’s latest 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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Six emerging water leaders win scholarships
12 September 2011


Congratulations to the following recipients who have received Water LeadershipScholarships as part of the 2011/2012 Water Leadership Program. These scholarships (valued at $10,000 each) will help the participants to develop the abilities they need to influence, drive change and advance challenging integrated water management projects- abilities associated with the most effective integrated water management leaders.

The recipients and scholarship sponsors are:...


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Featured Resource: City of Port Phillip Water Plan
15 September 2011


The City of Port Phillip Water Plan is an award winning plan and agreat example of a municipal strategy, that sets long term integrated water management targetsand promotes a water sensitive approach to urban water management...


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Minister for Planning endorses PSP note on Integrated Water Management
22 September 2011


Victoria’s Minister for Planning has recently endorsed the Growth Area Authority’s PSP (Precinct Structure Plan) note on Integrated Water Management (IWM). PSP notes are prepared to guide stakeholders in applying the 2009 Precinct Structure Guidelines which deal with a broad range of planning and development issues in growth areas. The PSP note sets out objectives and processes and outlines stakeholder responsibilities, contacts and specialist reference details for applying IWM. The PSP IWM note will now be referred to in the preparation of precinct structure plans...


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50 new IWC scholarships on offer for 2012
22 September 2011


The International WaterCentre (IWC) has just announced 50 new partial scholarships valued at $5,000 each for the Integrated Water Management Program (Masters, Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate).

Visit the IWC Website for conditions of enrolment and further information...


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industry events
Tuesday 21 February -
Thursday 23 February
WSUD Conference 2012
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