Stormwater Harvesting

Operational projects Reliable performance Optimised maintenance

"IV Water understanding of the technical aspects of stormwater harvesting systems has been exemplary"


Stormwater Harvesting

We Wrote the Book!

Stormwater management philosophy in most developed countries has evolved from flood mitigation paradigm to runoff quality control approach, now progressing towards the harvesting and reuse concept, while retaining the previous two targets. Stormwater harvesting is one of the essential components of integrated water management that provides an alternative non-potable water source while reducing the impact of stormwater generated pollution.

We invest our expertise in the development of stormwater harvesting policy and best practice:

Stormwater Harvesting Best Practice - Expert Opinion

Video Presentation

1. Integrated Water Management Demystified 2. Stormwater Harvesting; the Youngest Child in the Integrated Water Management Family
Family tree - patriarchs and siblings:
  • Drainage and flood mitigation
  • Treatment prior to discharge
  • Stormwater harvesting
Components of stormwater harvesting and its function explained:
  • Catchment and diversion of run-off
  • Collection of drainage run-off and balance tank
  • Gross pollution and pre-treatment
  • Water infrastructure and pumps
  • Water treatment

3. Environmental Considerations in Stormwater Harvesting Design 4. Life Cycle Costs of Stormwater Harvesting Project
More about waste water:
  • Base flow - can we harvest non-rainfall related drainage flows
  • Quantifying the environmental flows in the drainage system
  • Environmental compliance and regulations
Stormwater harvesting schemes:
  • Planning and design considerations
  • Construction costs estimation
  • Operation of a stormwater harvesting scheme
  • How do you asses the performance of your stormwater harvesting scheme

5. Operation and Maintenance of Stormwater Harvesting Assets 6. Q and A
Waste water not:
  • Operation and maintenance - inhouse vs outsourcing
  • Maintenance contracts fundamental principals
  • Proactive and reactive maintenance tasks
  • Project delivery options - why design and construct approach is not widely used in stormwater projects
  • Operational stormwater harvesting project examples
  • Integrated water management market - looking into the future
Water solutions:
  • Recycled water vs stormwater - pros and cons
  • Where to find guidelines and standard drawings related to stormwater harvesting
  • Why it is so expensive - real vs perceived costs
  • Role of integrated water management and stormwater harvesting in the planning for Melbourne water supply
  • Coordination between top of catchment and end of catchment

Successful Operational Projects

Results through Experience

IV Water has been actively involved in design, delivery, performance assessment and operation optimization of multiple currently operational stormwater harvesting schemes including:

Operation and Maintenance

Expert Advice

We provide expert advice on all aspects of stormwater harvesting from concept planning to operation and maintenance. IV water delivers successful stormwater schemes through:

  • Careful planning and robust design
  • Efficient construction methods
  • Sustainable and cost effective solutions
  • Reliable performance assessment
  • Project management and commissioning
  • Asset maintenance planning

What We've Done for Others

  • All
  • Integrated
  • Stormwater
  • Wastewater
  • Maintenance
  • Industrial
  • Guidelines
WSUD Workshop exploring OPEX cost reduction
  • IPWEA WSUD Workshop

  • OPEX cost reduction
Our pride and joy - Melbourne Olympic Park Stormwater Harvesting Scheme
  • Melbourne Olympic Park

  • 52 mill. litres of water annually
Alice Springs Waste Water Reuse Scheme
  • Alice Smart Effluent Reuse

  • 6 mill. litres of water daily
WSUD Workshop exploring OPEX cost reduction
  • City of Banyule WSUD

  • OPEX cost reduction
Improving drainage
  • Fonterra, Darnum Drainage

  • Safety and functionality improved
Integrated Water Management Collaborations
  • IPWEA / DELWP IWM Workshops

  • Collaboration initiated
Stormwater Harvesting at the Botanic Gardens
  • Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens

  • Improved system performance
Sewer Mining at Yarra Park
  • Yarra Park Sewer Mining

  • 180 mill. litres of Class A water annually
More value and less money. Auditing of contracts
  • Port Phillip Value for Money

  • Service contracts audit
Best practice in integrated water management
  • Water Recycling Conference 2019

  • Best practice in Integrated Water Management
Maintaining stormwater harvesting scheme assets
  • Banyule Stormwater Harvesting

  • Optimal method of asset maintenance
Sewer mining and better reuse of wastewater
  • Sunshine Golf Sewer Mining

  • Design, tendering and project management
Stormwater harvesting guidelines
  • Stormwater Harvesting Guidelines

  • Developing industry standard
Mining and sustainability
  • Moranbah Water Study

  • Developing sustainable mining strategies
Operation and maintenance: best practice
  • Melbourne Sports Precinct Tour

  • Best practice in design, operation and maintenance
Machinery auditing
  • Lafarge Holcim Audits

  • Structural audits of plant and equipment
Mining and maintaining of assets
  • Grantville Quarry Infrastructure

  • Design and implementation
Stormwater treatment devices
  • Road Map Report

  • Stormwater treatment devices performance verification

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