A rapid tour of tools that bring decision making and design of water sensitive cities into the reaches of professionals with a desire to have good alternatives rather than business as usual
Initial highlights from our Friday 21 workshops on Resilience of people and places to natural hazards – policy to action? More to come
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.
A real bonus to explore what I have experienced through Engagement and how it underpins the essence of the Flood Community of Practice. Check out this interview with Jack Mullay
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.
An excellent presentation from Dr Hans de Moel provides examples of various evaluation of flood risk adaptation and mitigation measures.
After a journey of multiple opportunities since the January 2011 floods, James Davidson and a huge team of contributors, participants and supporters can now offer Water Futures – A visual water vision on adaptation in SEQ to enhance our livability
Engaging tools and visualisation were the focus of a half day workshop on Wednesday 28 June. A rich array of material was presented at this interactive workshop with 40 participants. Explore the tools through the links provided.
Linking the results of a detailed science and geomorphology investigation in the Lockyer Creek floodplain provides managers of floodplains to have an additional insight into the characteristics and behaviours of channels and floodplains – and here at Gatton the implications were explored at this full day workshop and field trip.
Unique opportunity to be hosted by Dutch water professionals as you explore the Netherlands flood risk and water management story – 14 days of adventure with your tour team of Piet Filet and Annie Leggett