Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) whole of asset lifecycle training | Townsville

Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) whole of asset lifecycle training | Townsville

sediment basin3 SEPTEMBER | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm and 4 SEPTEMBER | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Healthy Land & Water's Water by Design initiative invites government and industry stakeholders to Water Sensitive Urban Design Whole of Asset Lifecycle Training in Townsville.

This FREE one-and-a-half day training, delivered by leading Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) expert Shaun Leinster , will cover the key principles of WSUD asset planning, design, construction, handover, and maintenance.

This training is intended for practitioners who are involved in any part of the WSUD lifecycle and aims to improve knowledge, communication, and coordination across professions and departments, and ultimately improve WSUD outcomes across the region.

The training will consist of an in-classroom component and a field half-day.

The first day will include presentations and discussions on:
• Policy, guidance and submission requirements.
• WSUD design and considerations.
• WSUD construction and handover.
• WSUD maintenance/renewal.
• Opportunity for attendees to discuss and share examples of asset issues and learnings.

The second day will involve a site visit to observe examples of WSUD assets.

Please note the below event finish dates and times:
Day 1 - Tuesday 3 September | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Day 2 - Wednesday 4 September | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Catering will be provided on Day 1.

Personal protective equipment
Please ensure you bring the following items and PPE for the site visit on Day 2:
• Closed in shoes.
• Long pants, long sleeves.
• Reusable water bottle.
• Snacks/morning tea.
• Hat.
• Sunscreen.
• Rain jacket (if necessary).

For more information about this event, please contact James Tripcony via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 0413 841 997.
www.waterbydesign.com.au

Government and industry stakeholder event
This training is brought to you by Water by Design, with funding provided by the Queensland Government through the Queensland Reef Water Quality Program.