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|WSUD in Sydney Website||Ongoing||Various||Web resource||An ongoing capacity building program for WSUD that is based at the Sydney Metropolitan based program.
|Simplifying and Reducing the Maintenance of WSUD Elements||2009||Various||Publication||Fairfield City Council commissioned a multi-stakeholder review of four actual WSUD projects in park areas to identify maintenance issues and design responses.
|Australian Guidelines for Water Recycling: Managing Health and Environmental Risks (Phase 2): Stormwater Harvesting and Reuse||2009||Various||Publication||National, non mandatory guidance on managing potential public health and environmental risks from reusing roofwater from non-residential buildings, and urban stormwater from drains, waterways or wetlands, for non-potable end uses only.
|Institute of Public Works Engineers (IPWEA) website||Ongoing||Various||Web resource||Hosts guidance and resources on public asset management, systems and planning from the National Asset Management Strategy Committee (NAMS.AU). Largely focused on infrastructure assets. Links to the free online practitioner forum: "Asset Mates".
|Natural Asset Management for Urban Waterways||2009||The Hills Shire Council||Publication||
This project developed a basis for integrating urban waterway 'Asset Elements' into council’s asset management system. The report outlines methods used to map and assess the condition of such elements.
|A Wetland Prioritisation Technique for the SMCMA Area ||2009||Sydney Metro CMA||Publication||A desktop assessment method was developed for wetlands in the SMCMA area, to assess wetland condition and better understand wetland rehabilitation priorities. This report reviews eight existing condition assessment and prioritisation methods.
|Monitor2Manage website||Ongoing||Sydney Coastal Councils Group||Web resource||A website for local government staff that covers all aspects of environmental monitoring and reporting - and how monitoring programs can improve decision making. It focuses on the intent and practicalities of water monoting programs.
|Sydney Metropolitan CMA Waterways Health Strategy Report||2007||SMCMA||Publication||This study developed and applied a simple desk-top based method to prioritise and monitor progress on activities to protect and rehabilitate Sydney’s waterways and waterway corridors - from a metropolitan-wide perspective.
|Managing Urban Stormwater – Harvesting and Reuse||2006||NSW Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (DECCW)||Publication||Provides advice on how to plan, design, manage and monitor stormwater harvesting projects that supply reused water in residential and industrial settings for water features, irrigation and aquifers (not drinking water supply).
|NSW Water Quality and River Flow Objectives website & guidance||2006||NSW Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (DECCW)||Publication|Web resource||In 1999, the NSW State Government set out agreed environmental values, Water Quality Objectives and long term goals for different catchments and surface waters across NSW. These are based on the National "ANZECC" framework for water quality objectives.