3 Feb 2023

Better linking of stormwater management and land-use needed

Recently retired water engineer Jan Hejis says bad planning is the root cause of recent flooding and we need clear direction, changes in legislation and guidance to avoid further catastrophes.

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What now for Auckland? Four ideas for a more climate resilient city

Auckland's floods may have been historic but flooding on a similar scale will strike again soon. What can Aotearoa's largest city do to prepare? Read this RNZ article where four experts share their big ideas.

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Making cities more 'spongy' to cope with future deluges

Before Auckland flooded badly on Friday evening University of Auckland Urban Planning Senior Lecturer Timothy Welch wrote about the idea of 'spongy cities' to cope with increased climate change rainfall.

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Feb
Wastewater 101 - Digital Badge

Online training course hosted by Water New Zealand.

08
Feb
Backflow 101 - Digital Badge

Online training course hosted by Water New Zealand.

08
Feb
National Biosolids Conference

The biennial Australian & New Zealand Biosolids Partnership's National Biosolids Conference is returning to Sydney in 2023, with the theme Champions for Sustainability.

08
Feb
Water Services Legislation Bill Webinar

An overview to the legislation and the Water New Zealand submission

2 Feb 2023

Pipeline - 2 February

There’s still a short time left to get your Stormwater and Modelling abstracts in, more on the untapped potential of biosolids and the growing need for “spongy” cities.

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Pipeline - 19 January

Happy New Year! We hope you had a relaxing enjoyable break. 2023 is underway and already we’re just a week or two from our Stormwater Conference and Modelling Symposium abstract deadlines – so don’t delay.

The Government’s legislation programme is also marching on and we urge you to read the reform bills and make sure you have your say. Plus there’s loads of events coming up – so take a look further down.

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Pipeline - 22 December

Wishing you a happy and safe holiday season. We’ll be closing our office on December 23 and opening on January 9. Look forward to seeing you again in 2023.

‘Ka ora te wai, ka ora te whenua, ka ora ngā tāngata’

‘If the water is healthy, the land is healthy, the people are healthy’

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