Stormwater management (WSUD)

Find out how to apply best practice stormwater management and use water sensitive urban design (WSUD) in your developments.

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Introduction to water sensitive urban design (WSUD)

Learn how managing stormwater helps to prevent flooding, improve water quality and protect our waterways.

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Clause 56 and council permits

Clause 56 sets stormwater management objectives or 'best practice', that must be met for residential subdivisions.

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Options for treating stormwater

Choose one or more water sensitive urban design (WSUD) treatments that best suit your needs or find out more about WSUD treatments in general.

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Stormwater harvesting

Key design considerations for designing a stormwater harvesting scheme including flow diversion, treatments, water storage and risk management.

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Design, construction and maintenance

Our recommended requirements for ensuring high-quality water sensitive urban design (WSUD) treatments.

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Resources

Online tools and resources to help plan and implement best practice stormwater management.

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