Water-Sensitive Design on Your Property

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Council runs the Water Sensitive Urban Design workshop series twice a year. This 3-part workshop series introduces you to the principles of Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) with a practical hands-on workshop that designs and builds a water sensitive feature on a participant's property. 

 

Part 1: Introduction

How to manage stormwater on your property using green roofs, green walls, rain gardens, wetlands, porous paving, swales and rainwater tanks.

ROUND 1: Saturday 24 March 2018, 9am-12pm. Location TBA BOOKED OUT (waitlist available)

ROUND 2: Saturday 11 August 2018, 9am-12pm. Location TBA

Part 2: Design 

During this workshop you will learn how to create a detailed water sensitive urban design incorporating lessons learned in part 1.

ROUND 1: Saturday 7 April 2018, 9am-12pm. Location TBA BOOKED OUT (waitlist available)

ROUND 2: Saturday 22 September, 9am-12pm. Location TBA

Part 3: Build 

In the third workshop, get your hands dirty and build a water sensitive feature on the property of a participant.

ROUND 1: Saturday 12 May 2018, 9am-12pm. Location TBA BOOKED OUT (waitlist available)

ROUND 2: Saturday 20 October 2018, 9am-12pm. Location TBA

Please note: workshops available to Inner West Council residents only.  

To register, email the dates, your name, best contact number and residential address to urbanecology@innerwest.nsw.gov.au 

For more information about water sensitive design, click here.

 

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