Water Sensitive SA


Water Sensitive SA guidelines

Priority project 3 – Water sensitive urban design guideline for small-scale development (in development)

Water Sensitive SA, supported by a Stormwater Management Authority grant, is developing a guideline including deemed-to-satisfy solutions for small-scale residential and commercial developments

A guide to rainwater tank size selection for Kent Town

A guide to raingarden plant selection and placement

South Australian guidelines

Water sensitive urban design – Greater Adelaide Region: technical manual – December 2010

Water Sensitive SA proposes to undertake a review of the South Australian Water Sensitive Urban Design Greater Adelaide technical manual during 2016/17.

Other guidelines


Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities, 2015,  Adoption guidelines for stormwater biofiltration systems and Summary Report.

Maintenance of WSUD systems

Melbourne Water (2013) WSUD maintenance guidelines. A guide for asset managers

Lifecycle costing

Melbourne Water, Water sensitive urban design Life cycle costing data, Fact Sheet.

Water by Design, Healthy Waterways (2015), Guide to the cost of maintaining bioretention systems.