Stormwater Paper of the Year


This award is to recognise the contribution that individuals and collaborative partners play in the stormwater industry. There will be a shortlist of 3-4 papers selected by the paper reviewers for this coming conference with the final review being undertaken by independent industry leaders.

The key attributes that will be reviewed for the short-listed papers are as follows:

  • Presentation and professional standard
  • Contribution to the industry with respect to innovation, relevance, transferability, and technical complexity

The winner will be announced at the Stormwater Conference Dinner 2022. 


Stormwater Paper of Year previous winners 

  • 2021 – Super-critical Considerations For Steep Stream Design  Laura Newman-Watt & Josh Irvine – WSP
  • 2020 – Does your Retention meet your Intention – Mark Groves, Bodo Hellberg, Brendon Schicker and Warren Bird
  • 2019 – Activating WSUD  –  Jonathan Moores, Sue Ira , Robin Simcock and Chris Batstone
  • 2018 – Continuous Flow Simulation – Jahangir Islam, Nick Brown and Josh Irvine
  • 2017 – TP108 – Where to from here? – Graham Levy
  • 2016 – Planning for Exceedance in a Changing Climate – Mike Law