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Adoption and Application of Water Futures - Expert Workshop

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On offer is a new book on building resilience into SEQ landscapes, catchments and the design of local communities and offering adaptation measures for future extreme weather and weather events. How useful is Water Futures and what is its utility??? For the response and recommendations, enjoy what this expert group have in mind.

Inspiration from Water Futures – a Book that shines a spotlight on a Vision for a livable and water smart SEQ, a framework for considering options and resilience building measures for our varied landscapes and communities

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The Book Water Futures explores the complexity of building resilience to the impacts of floods and droughts in the landscapes and communities of the Brisbane River catchments. As a framework to consider the options the authors have provide a rich visual array on how to appreciate what the options are. In this introduction to the elements of the Book, consider the various images as a way to build a Vision that can guide how a livable and water smart future can be achieved in South East Queensland.

RiverCity views inspire SEQWaterFutures charrette

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Motivation to think of creative insights with a collective efforts at the SEQWaterFutures charrette was inspired by expansive Briosbane river views.

Meet the SEQ WaterFutures facilitators of the upcoming planning charrette

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The upcoming SEQ WaterFutures workshop - in early August - will be lead by an international team of facilitators form the USA and the Netherlands. Their experience is eagerly welcomed as we embark on an ambitious approach to better understanding the adaption and resilience options and what this can offer for South east Queensland.

What is a Charrette?

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In August we have a multi day workshop called a Planning Charrette. So where does this term come from?

Two years of topics, shared experiences and discussion leads to a SEQ WaterFutures workshop

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Over that last 2 years our Flood Community of Practice collective has worked together on a range of topics. In August we will initiate an ambitious and creative design based workshop to further develop and utilise this collective experience and knowledge in developing options for future South East Queensland flood resilience and adaption initiatives.

Upcoming event

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To build on the open minded thinking stimulated by the February Flood Hypothetical – an event in early August aims to develop a more substantiated set of principles and design options for the Brisbane River catchment.

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