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Dear Clearwater Newsletter Subscriber,
Welcome to the latest update from the Clearwater team.
training and events
Tuesday 8 OctoberWSUD Retrofit Tour - Stonnington & Port Phillip
Friday 25 OctoberHot Topics: Evaluating the Costs and Benefits of IWCM
Wednesday 30 OctoberWSUD: Stormwater management principles & practices
Thursday 14 NovemberIWM City Tour
Tuesday 3 DecemberKingston WSUD Tour
 Upcoming industry events
30 SeptemberWSUD 2013 Conference - presentation list now online!
30 SeptemberMelbourne Water's new customer-focused website
19 SeptemberReview of the public health regulatory framework for alternative water supplies in Victoria
25 September 2013Case study: Clayton South Wetlands
19 September 2013Report: Liveability and the Water Sensitive City 
training and events
WSUD Retrofit Tour - Stonnington & Port Phillip
Tuesday 8 October 2013

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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Hot Topics: Evaluating the Costs and Benefits of IWCM
Friday 25 October 2013

Do you need tools that can help identify the costs and benefits for IWCM projects within your organisation? How do you gain buy-in for your IWCM projects that may have high liveability benefits for the community in the long-term, but may not be the cheapest option in the short-term? The latest Hot Topics, delivered in partnership with Melbourne Water brings together industry experts and peer presenters to share the latest research, approaches, and tools in this area and get those winning ideas off the ground!

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WSUD: Stormwater management principles & practices
Wednesday 30 October 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.

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IWM City Tour
Thursday 14 November 2013

Join Clearwater and the City of Melbourne on this new tour which features an impressive variety of (mostly retrofit) Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) and Integrated Water Management (IWM) project sites throughout the Melbourne CBD.

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Kingston WSUD Tour
Tuesday 3 December 2013

This highly recommended tour, led by Alan West, provides a valuable opportunity to view an impressive variety of established raingardens, as well as an award-winning stormwater harvesting system implemented in an old industrial estate. The City of Kingston has been a leader in retrofitting Water Sensitive Urban Design projects for over ten years and has built expertise in design, construction, community consultation and maintenance.

Click here for more information or to register now
industry events
Thursday 10 OctoberClimate Ready and Water Sensitive
Sunday 13 October -
Wednesday 16 October
2013 PLA National Conference
Tuesday 22 OctoberAWA 2013 Victorian Water Summit: Living Smart
Monday 28 October -
Wednesday 30 October
Thriving Neighbourhoods Conference
Tuesday 8 July -
Thursday 10 July
Peri-Urban 2014 - call for abstracts
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