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Australia; Water Sensitive Urban Design Technical Guidelines for Western Sydney

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WATER SENSITIVE URBAN DESIGNTECHNICAL GUIDELINES FORWESTERN SYDNEY
DRAFT FOR COMMENT
7 November 2003
 
Draft Prepared by:
 
Supported by:
 
 
 
Document Management
Version
 
Manager
 
Date
 
Final Draft
 
URS Australia
 
7 October 2003
 
Rev
ised Final Draft UPRCT
 
7 November 2003
 
 
Contents
 
i
 
1
 
Introduction------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-1-1
 
1.1
 
Background
1-1
1.2
 
What is WSUD
1-2
1.3
 
Proponent of the Technical Guidelines
1-3
1.4
 
Purpose and Use of the Technical Guidelin
es
1-3
1.5
 
Australian Runoff Quality
1-4
1.6
 
Document Structure
1-4
2
 
Key Physical Characteristics Affecting WSUD in Western Sydney----------------------
2-1
 
2.1
 
Climate
2-1
2.2
 
Geology and Soils
2-2
2.3
 
Groundwater/Salinity
2-3
2.4
 
Stormwater Management Objectives
2-5
2.4.1
 
Objectives for New Developments
2-5
2.4.2
 
Construction Phase
2-5
2.4.3
 
Post
-
Construction Phase
2-6
3
 
WSUD Measures and Application-------------------------------------------------------------------
3-1
 
3.1
 
WSUD Measures
3-1
3.2
 
Relationship between WSUD Measures
3-2
3.3
 
Description of WSUD Measures and Implementation Issues
3-3
3.3.1
 
Vegetated Swales
3-3
3.3.2
 
Vegetated Filter Strips
3-5
3.3.3
 
Sand Filters
3-6
3.3.4
 
Bioretention Systems
3-7
3.3.5
 
Permeable Pavement
3-9
3.3.6
 
Infiltration Trenches
3-
12
 
3.3.7
 
Infiltration Basins
3-
15
 
3.3.8
 
Rainwater Tanks
3-
18
 
3.3.9
 
Landscape Developments
3-
20
 
4
 
WSUD Planning and Selection Guide--------------------------------------------------------------
4-1
 
4.1
 
WSUD Planning Process
4-1
4.2
 
Applicability and Function of WSUD Measures
4-2
4.3
 
WSUD Selection and Treatment Train
4-4
4.4
 
Incorporation of WSUD Measures in Streetscapes
4-5
5
 
WSUD Design Specification---------------------------------------------------------------------------
5-1
 
5.1
 
Introduction
5-1
5.2
 
Design Process
5-2
5.3
 
De
sign Specification DS1
Vegetated Swales
5-3
5.4
 
Design Specification DS2
Vegetated Filter Strips
5-
10
 
5.5
 
Design Specification DS3
Sand Filters
5-
15
 
5.6
 
Design Specification DS4
Bioretention Systems
5-
20
 
5.7
 
Design Specification DS5
Permeable Pavements
5-
28
 
5.8
 
Design Specification DS6
Infiltration Trenches
5-
33
 
5.9
 
Design Specification DS7
Infiltration Basins
5-
38
 

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