- Ongoing -
(Regional Environmental Sustainability Framework Implementation as Part of Lead West agenda, a Water Reference Group)
Werribee Plains Water Group develop, promote and action environmentally sustainable water projects; an integrated approach inclusive of regional solutions and opportunities. In support, regional water projects that implement priorities of Werribee Plains Environment Sustainability Framework (WPRESF) are investigated and actioned. Major participants:
- 2015 -
Sewer Mining and Stormwater Harvesting Facilities Tour - Melbourne Sports Precinct
Water recycling facilities tour at Melbourne Sports Precinct was organized by IV Water in collaboration with Federation University, Melbourne Cricket Club and Melbourne Olympic Park Trust on Tuesday 22 September 2015. Tour participants were year four civil and environmental engineering students from Federation University in Churchill, VIC. The aim of the tour was to relate studies with practice as well as visit these great sites where best practice in engineering goes hand-in-hand with the well renowned location.
These projects are described on our
Sewer Mining and Stormwater Harvesting pages.
Some pictures have been uploaded to
about-water-recycling/sewer-mining-and-water-harvesting blog page.
And can also be viewed on Facebook.
Sit back, relax and watch Water Recycling Facilites at Melbourne Sports Precinct video report on our new youtube channel!
- 2012 -
Regional Stormwater Projects Tour - Geelong
(Part of the "Stormwater 12" conference; knowledge sharing tour of regional stormwater projects)
This tour organised in Melbourne and offered delegates an opportunity to visit innovative stormwater projects in the greater Geelong area.
Located 75 kilometers west of Melbourne, Geelong is Victoria's second largest city and is renowned for its stunning north facing waterfront overlooking Corio Bay. Minutes away from the city centre are kilometers of pristine beaches, seaside townships and rural hinterland. It is also the gateway to the famous Great Ocean Road and some of the best surf beaches in the world.
The City of Greater Geelong is continually developing projects and programs to help reduce potable water usage in the region in conjunction with its Stormwater Management Plan (2002). Implementation of the plan encouraged the City to incorporate many WSUD (Water Sensitive Urban Design) and IWCM (Integrated Water Management) principles when planning new developments, bringing Geelong closer to becoming a water sensitive city.
The tour will visit a range of innovative sites including:
- 2010 -
Gross Polutant Traps
(Industry Testing and Validation Program)
National Stormwater Industry Association in collaboration with industry stakeholders is producing a Gross Pollutant Trap testing / validation protocol through a standardized approach to evaluating the performance of a range of stormwater treatment devices used by the industry. Stormwater Industry Association together with CSIRO are undertaking a comprehensive literature review as the first stage of a National Gross Pollutant Trap Testing Standard. Major participants: