Goyder Institute for Water Research
The Goyder Institute for Water Research is a collaborative research initiative between the State Government, CSIRO, Adelaide University, Flinders University and University of SA that includes a research program to more clearly define impediments to WSUD in South Australia and to propose possible solutions.
CRC for Water Sensitive Cities
The CRC for Water Sensitive Cities brings together the inter-disciplinary research expertise and thought-leadership to undertake research that will revolutionise water management in Australia and overseas. In collaboration with over 80 research, industry and government partners, the CRC for Water Sensitive Cities deliver the socio-technical urban water management solutions, education and training programs, and industry engagement required to make towns and cities water sensitive.
Engaging communities in the transition to water sensitive cities
- Community engagement in the water sector: An outcome-focused review of different engagement approaches PDF
- Community knowledge about water: Who has better knowledge and is this important? PDF
- Social inequality and water sensitive cities
- A national survey of Australians’ water literacy and water-related attitudes PDF
- Water literacy in Australia PDF – industry note
- Targeting the social context: Engaging diverse communities in the transition to water sensitive cities
Benefit-Cost analysis of water related projects
Comprehensive Economic Evaluation Project (IRP2) references
- Stakeholder Needs Assessment Report
- Review of non-market values of water sensitive systems and practices: An update
- Review of existing Benefit: Cost Analysis (BCA) tools relevant to water-sensitive cities
- Stakeholder Engagement Strategy: IRP2 (Comprehensive Economic Evaluation Framework)
- Social preferences for land use in wastewater treatment plant buffer zones: A choice experiment analysis – Sayed Iftekhar, CRCWSC IRP2 Integrated economic assessment and business case development (2017-19), University of Western Australia
- State of knowledge of non-market values of water sensitive systems and practices: Potential of benefit transfer PDF – Sayed Iftekhar, CRCWSC IRP2 Integrated economic assessment and business case development (2017-19), University of Western Australia
- Benefit: Cost Analysis of water-sensitive projects and policies PDF – David Pannell, Centre for Environmental Economics and Policy, University of Western Australia
CSIRO Land and Water Flagship: Resilient cities of the 21st century
The CSIRO Land and Water conduct research into the way our cities use resources and how resilient they are to environmental change. The Flagship contributes knowledge for making our resource use systems more efficient and sustainable, and to increase our capacity to adapt to global change.