Tag Archives: WSUD

Mainland Farmers of the Year – amazing Averys

South Island Farmer of the Year is Doug Avery – what a well deserved win! Awesome farming family, the Averys, of Starborough Flaxbourne Soil Conservation fame (see earlier posts) have shown New Zealand that with clever, collaborative, systems thinking – … Continue reading

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Affordable water – Porirua’s Water Guy shows you how to fix water leaks at your place

Porirua has been short-listed for the World’s Most Livable City by the United Nations. It’s innovative initiatives like this one that keep Porirua on track to securing a better future. Good on you Porirua – you’re one cool little city!! … Continue reading

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WSUD in HafenCity: ‘Future-Adaptive Urban Development’

A picture (or a series of pictures) can tell so much more than words. Here is a link to a stunning example of water sensitive – urban – design: Worldchanging: Bright Green: HafenCity: A Case Study on Future-Adaptive Urban Development. Amanda Reed … Continue reading

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What is it to be Water Sensitive?

The goal of WSUD is to ensure water systems in and near urban environments are protected and repaired.  Very simply, WSUD – water sensitive urban design – is about understanding sites – or whole communities – and their opportunities. This … Continue reading

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