Resilient East, an initiative of the central and eastern metropolitan Councils to build the climate resilience of our urban communities, has launched a Water Smart campaign. Being water smart is important to achieving a healthy, green, liveable city as it promotes planting more trees and vegetation, increasing biodiversity, becoming more water-efficient and managing water smarter.
As you are out and about over spring, look out for new signs on “Raingardens”, “Verge Soakers”, “Treenet Inlets”, “Thirsty Pavers” and “Wetlands” – scan the QR Codes on the Water Smart interactive signs at each of the sites to see these features in action! You’ll find a map with the Water Smart locations on this page. Additional water smart locations can be found on our WSUD projects pages.
The Water Smart Campaign is supported by a suite of infographics, posters and short animations demonstrating how water sensitive urban design (WSUD) assets function. Two of of our favourite videos showing you how WSUD assets function are:
Resilient East is a partnership between the Campbelltown City Council, the Cities of Adelaide, Burnside, Norwood Payneham and St Peters, Prospect, Tea Tree Gully, Unley, the Town of Walkerville and the Government of South Australia.