Nature-based solutions for urban stormwater management
Presenters from across Australia share their experiences in transforming communities with a commitment to nature-based solutions for stormwater management through living streams.
Introduction | Mellissa Bradley, Water Sensitive SA
Water management from a traditional owner’s viewpoint, South Australia | Corey Turner, Southern Cultural Immersion
Significant potential exists for better management of urban waterways through legislative protection of rivers as a living entity, with guardianship by traditional owners, and establishment of trusts to buy back land.
Presentation PDF | 1.5 MB
Living waterways framework, Queensland | Rachael Nasplezes & Georgia Gidden, Health Land & Water
The living waterways framework promotes the integration of stormwater systems and stormwater treatment into natural landscapes by incorporating the natural, historical and cultural elements of a site. It encourages interaction with water to inspire, promote adventure and discovery, and to educate visitors about the delicacy of our ecosystems.
Presentation PDF | 1.6 MB
New Town Rivulet project, Tasmania | Nigel Vivian, Sugden & Gee
The City of Hobart, in partnership with Glenorchy City Council, plans to restore the mouth of New Town Rivulet to a more natural, estuarine landscape, enhance the health of the River Derwent and protect habitat for local birdlife, while addressing the increasing risk of erosion from deteriorating concrete embankments.
Presentation PDF | 1.8 MB
Fairwater riparian corridor rehabilitation, New South Wales | David Knights, Cville
Insights into the drivers for the riparian corridor design to bring nature-based solutions into Fairwater, NSW’s first 6 Star Green Star – Communities rating.
Presentation PDF | 1.4 MB
Re-creating Neerigen Brook Western Australia | Helen Brookes, Urbaqua
Neerigen Brook is a living stream created from an agricultural drain as part of the subdivisional and development process at the Springtime Development in WA. The brook was designed and constructed by the developer and is now managed by the Local Government as public open space.
Presentation PDF | 2.8 MB
Living streams Q&A
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