Water Sensitive Cities Australia (WSCA) is a multidisciplinary research-to-practice partnership within the Monash Sustainable Development Institute.

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9 August 2022
Read about how we’ve been working to make water sensitive city practice business as usual in every city, every day...

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9 August 2022
We congratulate the City of Kunshan in China, which was recently selected as a National Sponge City demonstration site...

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9 August 2022
We know social inclusion is critical for designing water infrastructure in informal settings. A new toolkit by the RISE team helps practitioners put...
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WSCA is continuing the mission of the CRC for Water Sensitive Cities
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Our mainstreaming program aims to make water sensitive practice business as usual
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Resilient urban centres
and surrounds

Cities in the Mekong region are growing rapidly. By 2030, more than 40% of the region’s population is expected to live in urban areas.

How Mekong region cities manage their growth will determine the future health, wealth and wellbeing of communities and environments in the region. At the same time, climate change is increasing the pressures they face.

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Towards more robust and resilient integrated water management investments
Our rapidly growing cities create economic opportunities but also strain our environments, infrastructure and investment reserves. Increasingly, communities also expect healthy, liveable urban environments.
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Growing NatureLinks:
Kings Park to Bold Park

NatureLinks are nature-friendly pathways joining 2 (or more) natural areas. They provide the least risk to species moving across the urban landscape.
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