This course offers practitioners knowledge and skills to plan and design streetscale raingardens to ensure long-term success, including selection and placement of vegetation. It includes an afternoon session with three of Adelaide’s leading WSUD practitioners who will share their learnings from Raingarden 500 pilot projects.
The training will assist participants to improve knowledge and skills with respect to appropriate design parameters and practices necessary to enable the delivery of successful biofiltration assets.
Engineers, landscape architects and designers and urban designers
01 – Why choose a streetscape raingarden
02 – How they work
– Measuring performance
03 – Detailed design
04 – Vegetation selection for biodiversity, amenity and low maintenance
05 – Selecting a site
06 – Design workshop
07 – Community of practice
Robin Allison, Director, Designflow
Ralph Williams, Senior Engineer, Designflow
Shaun Kennedy, Specialist, Vegetation Services, SA Water
Guest presenters: Local Government/Raingarden 500 project managers (variable subject to availability)
Core competencies attained
- An understanding of bio-retention system function and components.
- An understanding of vegetation for nutrient removal and aesthetics suited to SA conditions.
- An understanding of growing medium specifications.
- An understanding of inlet and outlet structures design to facilitate high function.
- An ability to design a simple bio-retention system.
Price on application