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Household Rainwater Tanks Could Soon Weaken Urban Floods

Upgrading to SmartStormwater Drains could be the future of urban rainwater tanks. Leading researcher¬†Professor Holger R. Maier from¬†School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering along with Water Technology and Optimatics in Adelaide have been working together to find solutions to prevent urban floods. Local governments are looking for innovative solutions to dealing with the increased […]

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Is storm water flowing to the sea really wasted?

Engineers Australia awarded Adelaide’s storm water infrastructure a D. We harvest more storm water than any other state yet our infrastructure is lagging and there is an increasing push to harvest more and more storm water for reuse within urban Adelaide. Yet is storm water flowing to the sea really wasted? Freshwater flows into marine […]

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