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Adaptation of Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) to Climate Change, Changing Transport Patterns and Urban Form [ 2008 - 2010 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/LP0882637]

Researchers A/Prof A Goonetilleke; Dr GA Ayoko; Dr T Yigitcanlar; Adj/Prof EC Thomas; Ms KI Macintosh

Brief description This research will (a) provide guidance on future adaptations of stormwater quality infrastructure, (b) provide better scientific understanding of pollutant movements in urban systems and (c) provide methodology to 'future proof' infrastructure design against the pressures of climate change and urban population growth. Project outputs will (a) enable water-sensitive urban designs to be applied reliably and (b) minimise the cost of re-building assets before the end of their design life due to climate change. The ultimate benefit is the reduction in water pollution from roadways leading to improved human and ecosystem well-being of urban communities.

Funding Amount $270,000

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