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Sediment Research Project Update March 2020

10th March, 2020 GovernmentSediment Taskforce

The field research is now completed. Professor Oldham gave a presentation to the Sediment Task Force and other sediment research sponsors and interested persons on her key findings 27/02/2020

Taskforce Workshop tackles money and sand going down the drain

Perth NRM recently worked with State and local government agencies to present a workshop highlighting the need for improved management of urban development sites

Local Governments tackle sediment management

Seven case studies highlighting WA Local Government’s key success factors for achieving best practice management in erosion and sediment control are now available.

The real cost of poor erosion and sediment control practices during urban development

Whenever we see plumes of building sand in our suburban lakes, waterways and parklands, we can easily see some of the environmental impact of poor erosion and sediment management practices from local building sites.

Common barriers for Local Governments in WA to managing compliance for erosion and sediment control during urban development

Pollutants such as soil, sand and cement can be blown or washed away from subdivision, building and construction sites.

City of Gosnells providing “Doing it right” information to developers and builders

The City of Gosnells has developed a “Doing it right” webpage containing easy to understand technical specifications and information aimed at developers and builders

City of Nedlands and Town of Claremont using local laws to mitigate site erosion and sand drift

Local Laws are a significant tool for Local Government to manage compliance in regard to the prevention of erosion, sand drift and sediment loss, to protect amenity, stormwater infrastructure and the environment.

Sediment Task Force Educating on Best Practice through New Series of Local Government Case Studies

Preventing and controlling soil erosion, sediment runoff and sand drift from building, subdivision and construction sites resulting from urban development is a significant issue for Local Governments (LGs).

Sediment Research Project Update March 2019

Fraser Eynon, the UWA Masters student undertaking the Sediment Research Project (SRP), resigned from his Masters course of study in November 2018.

STF Local Government Survey Results

Local Government Officer’s perceptions improve our understanding of how sediment loss from building sites is being managed in Perth

Sediment Research Project Update June 2018

Monitoring and data trend analysis has continued at Heron Park over the last 6 months, including storm monitoring data from 2 "summer" storm events being captured.

Simple Solutions to Protect the Health of Perth’s Waterways

The Sediment Task Force is pleased to announce they have a new information resource Taking Action to Control Sediment; Simple Solutions to Protect the Health of Perth’s Waterways.

Caring for the Swan Region’s Fresh Water Resources

Freshwater is essential to sustaining the Swan Region’s population and its unique natural ecosystems. 

Sediment Management Research Initiatives

Research into sediment runoff from building sites captures impact of Perth's big rainfall events

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