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2017 Programme Themes

The overarching theme for Water New Zealand’s 2017 Stormwater Conference is Innovative, Resilient & Future Ready. Papers were sought on any topic of interest to the full spectrum of the stormwater industry including but not limited to:

Future Ready

  • Innovation and Technology
  • Resilience and Climate Change
  • Research and Development
  • Adaptation and Evolution
  • Climate Change Impacts and Disaster Recovery

Design, Construction and Network Performance

  • Hydrological and Hydraulic Assessment
  • Flood Modelling, Risk and Damage Assessment, and Management
  • Water Sensitive Design
  • Rivers and Groundwater
  • Construction

Stormwater Quality

  • Aquatic Health
  • Water Quality Modelling
  • Contaminants and Contaminant Loading
  • Stream Morphology
  • Environmental Impact Assessments

Governance, Regulation and Planning

  • Planning, Frameworks and District Plans
  • Community, Social and Cultural Values
  • National Policy Statement in Freshwater Management
  • Policy and Legislation
  • Stakeholder and Community Engagement

Catchment and Asset Management Planning

  • Developing Catchment/Watershed Management Plans
  • Condition Assessments
  • Life Cycle Assessment and Optimisation
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Risk Management