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Auburn Council

Installation of a CDS Unit or similar GPT on the St Hilliers Road branch of Haslams Creek

Installation of gross pollutant traps downstream of Auburn shopping centre in the Haslams Creek catchment. This project will reduce levels of litter, sediment and other pollutants discharged to Homebush Bay.

Report summary
Project: SW/G0215 Grant offer up to: $382,845

Contact:
Mr George Stamatakos
PH: (02) 9735 1223
FX: (02) 9735 1223
Email: georges@auburn.nsw.gov.au

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Bankstown City Council
joint partners: Canterbury City Council, Hurstville City Council

Salt Pan Creek Rehabilitation Project: Solving the visible face of pollution

Installation of floating litter traps and litter separators within the Salt Pan Creek subcatchment of the Georges River catchment.

Report summary
Project: SW/G0194 Grant offer up to: $270,000

Contact:
Mr Colin Baker
PH: (02) 9707 9606
FX: (02) 9707 9587
Email: bakerc@bankstown.nsw.gov.au

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Bankstown City Council

Bringing back the Environment to an Industrial Drain: A Creative Solution

Construction of wetland 'cells' within the base of an existing concrete stormwater drain in the Villawood industrial area, to improve the quality of stormwater runoff discharged to Prospect Creek within the Georges River catchment.

Project: SW/G0193 Grant offer up to: $559,000

Contact:
Mr Eugene Dagher
PH: (02) 9707 9897
FX: (02) 9707 9587

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Bathurst City Council

Jordan Creek Improvements

Installation of innovative gross pollutant trap at Bathurst to reduce the discharge of stormwater-borne litter into the Macquarie River.

Project: SW/G0225 Grant offer up to: $160,000

Contact:
Mr Wayne Sartoi
PH: (02) 6333 6223
FX: (02) 6331 7211

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Baulkham Hills Shire Council

Excelsior Reserve Weed Management Project

Collection, infiltration and reuse of stormwater runoff from sports fields adjacent to urban bushland areas at Baulkham Hills in the upper Parramatta River catchment.

Project: SW/G0204 Grant offer up to: $68,163

Contact:
Mr Vanessa Ebbutt
PH: (02) 9843 0330
FX: (02) 9843 0339

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Berrigan Shire Council

Implementation of Berrigan Drainage Strategy

Construction of infiltration trenches, gross pollutant traps and a stormwater treatment wetland at Berrigan on the Murray River.

Project: SW/G0113 Grant offer up to: $63,200

Contact:
Mr Mahes Maheswaran
PH: (03) 5885 2003
FX: (03) 5885 2092

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Bicentennial Park Trust

Stormwater Litter and Sediment Removal Strategy

Installation of a gross pollution trap upstream of Bicentennial Park to reduce levels of litter, sediment and other pollutants discharged to Homebush Bay

Project: SW/G0096 Grant offer up to: $400,000

Contact:
Mr Grant Sutcliffe
PH: (02) 9763 1844
FX: (02) 9764 4886

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Blacktown City Council

Lancelot Street Wetlands Protection

Installation of three gross pollutant traps to enhance the pollutant removal achieved by an existing constructed stormwater wetland in the upper Parramatta River catchment at Blacktown.

Project: SW/G0214 Grant offer up to: $485,000

Contact:
Mr Brian Chapman
PH: (02) 9839 6345
FX: (02) 9831 1961

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Byron Shire Council

Brunswick River gross pollutant traps

Installation and monitoring of various proprietary gross pollutant traps at Mullumbimby and Brunswick Heads on the Brunswick River.

Project: SW/G0201 Grant offer up to: $158,000

Contact:
Director, Construction and Maintenance Services,
PH: (02) 6626 7000
FX: (02) 6684 3018

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Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust

Installation and Monitoring of a CDS Gross Pollutant Trap at the Musgrove Pond Inlet

Installation and comprehensive monitoring of a gross pollutant trap to reduce pollutant loads discharged to Musgrove Pond at Centennial Park.

Project: SW/G0009 Grant offer up to: $250,000

Contact:
Mr Peter Noland
PH: (02) 9339 6615
FX: (02) 9360 4215

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City of Wagga Wagga

Lake Albert Constructed Wetland

Construction of a stormwater treatment wetland to protect Lake Albert at Wagga Wagga.

Project: SW/G0020 Grant offer up to: $212,100

Contact:
Mr Gary Gaffney
PH: (02) 6926 9100
FX: (02) 6926 5365

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City of Canada Bay Council

Massey Park Catchment Water Quality Control

Construction of an innovative gross pollutant trap, to reduce levels of litter and sediments discharged to the Parramatta River at Concord.

Project: SW/G0098 Grant offer up to: $250,000

Contact:
Mr Tony Goninon
PH: (02) 9736 4774
FX: (02) 9736 4702

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City of Canada Bay Council

Powells Creek East Catchment Water Quality Project

Development, installation and monitoring of a kerbside stormwater infiltration system within the Powells Creek catchment, which drains to Homebush Bay. This project includes the reuse of treated stormwater for parkland irrigation.

Report summary
Project
: SW/G0099 Grant offer up to: $400,000

Contact:
Mr Brian Woolley
Engineering Services, Canada Bay Council
PH: (02) 9736 4716
FX: (02) 9736 4702
Email: bwoolley@canadabay.nsw.gov.au

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City of Canada Bay Council

Three Ways to Improve the Bays

Installation of two gross pollutant traps in separate catchments of Five Dock Bay at Drummoyne, and an assessment of the impact of a local stormwater education program and other 'source' controls on the quantity of material captured in these traps.

Project: SW/G0233 Grant offer up to: $600,000

Contact:
Mr George Angelis
PH: (02) 9819 6555
FX: (02) 9819 6803

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Deniliquin Council

Managing Urban Stormwater before discharge to the Edward River

Installation and construction of a series of stormwater management practices at Deniliquin, including gross pollutant traps, sedimentation ponds and constructed wetlands to treat runoff entering the Edwards River.

Project: SW/G0137

Grant offer up to: $337,000

Contact:
Mr Greg Morrissy
PH: (03) 5881 2444
FX: (03) 5881 4415

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Dubbo City Council

Trash Control Facilities - Racecourse Catchment

Installation and trialing of various innovative gross pollution traps within a single catchment at Dubbo, reducing litter loads discharged to Troy Creek and the Macquarie River.

Project: SW/G0131 Grant offer up to: $251,700

Contact:
Mr Jock Smith
PH: (02) 6881 4287
FX: (02) 6881 4263

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Dubbo City Council

McGovern Basin and Wetland

Construction of a stormwater treatment wetland at Dubbo to reduce levels of urban stormwater pollution entering the Macquarie River.

Project: SW/G0128 Grant offer up to: $500,000

Contact:
Mr Jock Smith
PH: (02) 6881 4287
FX: (02) 6881 4263

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Eurobodalla Shire Council

Batemans Bay Industrial Area - Stormwater

Installation of gross pollutant traps at Batemans Bay to protect a significant natural wetland and the Clyde River estuary.

Report summary
Project: SW/G0005 Grant offer up to: $156,000

Contact:
Mr Warren Sharpe
Works Manager
Eurobodalla Shire Council
PH: (02) 4474 1206
FX: (02) 4474 1234
Email: warren.sharpe@eurocoast.nsw.gov.au

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Fairfield City Council

Installation of a CDS Unit and Restoration Works to protect and improve Cabramatta Creek Wetland

Installation of a gross pollutant trap and undertaking of stream restoration works to protect and improve Cabramatta Creek wetland at Cabramatta.

Project: SW/G0090 Grant offer up to: $211,929

Contact:
Mr Steven Parrott
PH: (02) 9795 0265
FX: (02) 9757 4708

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Gosford City Council

Pollution removal by stormwater infiltration

Installation and monitoring of stormwater infiltration devices at Woy Woy on the Central Coast, and a comparison of observed stormwater movement and pollutant removal achieved by these devices with that observed in conventional stormwater systems.

Report summary
Project
: SW/G0197 Grant offer up to: $250,000

Contact:
Mr Senthil Myl
Flooding and Drainage Engineer
Gosford City Council
Phone: (02) 4325 8857
Fax: (02) 4323 2528
Email: senthil.myl@gosford.nsw.gov.au

Dr Simon Beecham
University of Technology, Sydney
Phone: (02) 9514 2623
Fax: (02) 9514 2633
Email: simon.beecham@uts.edu.au

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Great Lakes Council

Forster Central Catchment - Water Quality Improvements

Installation of gross pollutant traps and a constructed wetland for stormwater treatment at Forster, which drains to Wallis Lake.

Project: SW/G0033 Grant offer up to: $90,000

Contact:
Mr Gerard Tuckerman
PH: (02) 6591 6247
FX: (02) 6592 6368

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Hay Shire Council

Gross pollutant collection, wetland enhancement and educational programmes

Installation of several gross pollutant traps, and the undertaking of a community education campaign on stormwater pollution ay Hay, on the Murrumbidgee River.

Project: SW/G0188 Grant offer up to: $153,000

Contact:
Mr Ken Cunningham
PH: (02) 6993 1003
FX: (02) 6993 1288

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Holroyd City Council

Domain Creek Innovative Technologies Project

Installation and monitoring of a range of innovative stormwater management techniques at Westmead in the upper Parramatta River catchment. This project includes a stormwater infiltration and reuse system for irrigating parkland.

Project: SW/G0182 Grant offer up to: $700,000

Contact:
Mr Rolyn Sario
PH: (02) 9840 9874
FX: (02) 9840 9898

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Hurstville City Council

Hurstville City Council's Riverwood Wetland

Construction of a stormwater treatment wetland within the Salt Pan Creek catchment, which is part of the larger Georges River catchment.

Report summary
Project: SW/G0209 Grant offer up to: $230,000

Contact:
Ms Laurie O'Connor
PH: (02) 9330 6205
FX: (02) 9330 6223

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Kogarah Municipal Council

Moore Reserve Stormwater/Leachate Integrated Project

Construction of a stormwater treatment wetland within the Oatley Bay catchment on the Georges River.

Project: SW/G0110 Grant offer up to: $415,000

Contact:
Mr Matthew Young
PH: (02) 9330 9458
FX: (02) 9330 9561

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Lake Macquarie City Council

Proactive Erosion and Sediment Control Management System

Development and implementation of a comprehensive education program for erosion and sediment control at construction sites within the Lake Macquarie local government area.

Project: SW/G0022 Grant offer up to: $85,283

Contact:
Mr Stephen Long
PH: (02) 4921 0592
FX: (02) 4921 0351

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Lake Macquarie City Council

A pilot Project for the development of a litter and pollutant bag for stormwater inlet pits

Development, installation and assessment of litter collection bags for stormwater inlet pits within the Lake Macquarie local government area.

Report summary
Project: SW/G0021 Grant offer up to: $50,000

Contact:
Mr Neale Farmer
Catchment Management Officer
Lake Macquarie City Council
Phone: (02) 4921 0365
Fax: (02) 4921 0351
Email: nfarmer@lakemac.nsw.gov.au

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Lane Cove Council, Hunter's Hill Council

Lower Lane Cove River Stormwater Improvement Scheme

Installation of rainwater reuse tanks and construction of stormwater detention basins within the Lane Cove River catchment.

Project: SW/G0030 Grant offer up to: $94,714

Contact:
Ms Susan Butler
PH: (02) 9911 3566
FX: (02) 9911 3600

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Leichhardt Municipal Council

Federal Park Wetland Project

Construction and monitoring of a constructed, tidal wetland to improve stormwater quality at Annandale, within the Rozelle Bay catchment of Sydney Harbour.

Project: SW/G0038 Grant offer up to: $75,000

Contact:
Mr William Deng
PH: (02) 9367 9107
FX: (02) 9367 9008

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Leichhardt Municipal Council

Annandale Sand Filter Treatment Project

Installation and commissioning of innovative stormwater infiltration system at Annandale, within the Rozelle Bay catchment of Sydney Harbour.

Report summary
Project: SW/G0007 Grant offer up to: $77,500

Contact:
Mr William Deng
PH: (02) 9367 9107
FX: (02) 9367 9008

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Liverpool City Council

Urban Environmental Centre, Chipping Norton Riverside Park

Construct a stormwater treatment wetland at the proposed Urban Environment Centre at Chipping Norton, which will comprise a demonstration site for various stormwater treatment techniques within the Georges River catchment.

Project: SW/G0050 Grant offer up to: $370,000

Contact:
Mr Avind Lal
PH: (02) 9821 9381
FX: (02) 9821 9192

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Maclean Shire Council

Maclean Stormwater Quality Management and Associated Awareness Campaign

Installation of gross pollutant trap and the undertaking of a local stormwater education campaign at Maclean on the Clarence River.

Project: SW/G0122 Grant offer up to: $197,947

Contact:
Mr Greg Mashiah
PH: (02) 6645 2266
FX: (02) 6645 3552

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Marrickville Council

Das Ruas Para a Rio - Streets to Rivers

Installation of gross pollution traps at Dulwich Hill and Campsie within the Cooks River catchment, and the implementation of a community education program focussed on reaching the non-English speaking background community in these areas.

Case study 

Report summary
Project: SW/G0052 Grant offer up to: $398,500

Contact:
Ms Jan Orton
PH: (02) 9335 2198
FX: (02) 9335 2029

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Mosman Municipal Council

Urban Stormwater Pollution Control: Mosman Bay

Installation of two innovative gross pollution control devices to reduce the discharge of litter to Mosman Bay on Sydney Harbour.

Report summary
Project: SW/G0077 Grant offer up to: $236,000

Contact:
Mr Warren Rowlands
PH: (02) 9978 4030
FX: (02) 9978 4132

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National Parks and Wildlife Service

The West Pymble Forward Defence Scheme

Installation of innovative gross pollutant traps to reduce levels of litter and sediment entering the Lane Cove National Park and the Lane Cove River.

Project: SW/G0140 Grant offer up to: $62,000

Contact:
Mr Peter Draper
PH: (02) 9412 1811
FX: (02) 9411 6034

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National Parks and Wildlife Service

Sustainable Sediment Management - Trials for Disturbed Areas

To construct and trial innovative 'natural' sediment control techniques to protect urban bushland areas from sediment-laden runoff from unsealed roads, walking tracks etc.in the Royal National Park.

Project: SW/G0152 Grant offer up to: $113,695

Contact:
Mr Jim Kinkaid
PH: (02) 9585 6876
FX: (02) 9585 6601

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National Parks and Wildlife Service, Willoughby Council

Blue Gum Creek Stormwater Project

Installation of an innovative gross pollutant trap, sediment traps and a constructed wetland to reduce the discharge of litter and sediment into the Lane Cove National Park and the Lane Cove River.

Project: SW/G0139 Grant offer up to: $86,800

Contact:
Ms Jim Kinkaid
PH: (02) 9585 6876
FX: (02) 9585 6601

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Newcastle City Council

"Fig Tree Place" Total Stormwater Management

Detailed investigation into the quantitative effectiveness of water-sensitive urban design principles (stormwater and roofwater reuse) adopted at the 'Fig Tree Place' housing development at Newcastle.

Project: SW/G0129 Grant offer up to: $91,500

Contact:
Mr John Le Messurier
PH: (02) 4974 2545
FX: (02) 4974 2501

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Parramatta City Council, Baulkham Hills Shire Council

Lake Parramatta Water Quality Management Strategy - Alternative A

Construction of both floating and constructed stormwater treatment wetlands at Lake Parramatta.

Project: SW/G0018 Grant offer up to: $100,000

Contact:
Mr Johan Louw
PH: (02) 9806 5117
FX: (02) 9806 5929

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Penrith City Council

Scope Creek Olympic Stormwater Project

Installation and commissioning of a stormwater infiltration and reuse system in the Scope Creek catchment which drains to the Penrith Lakes International Regatta Centre, which is the venue for the Olympic rowing events. Stormwater runoff will be treated and irrigated to a woodlot.

Project: SW/G0114 Grant offer up to: $505,000

Contact:
Mr Jeff Organ
PH: (02) 4732 7568
FX: (02) 4732 7958

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Pittwater Council

Narrabeen Lagoon - Pollution Interception Pilot Project

Installation and trialling of various types of pollution booms at stormwater outlets entering Narrabeen Lagoon.

Project: SW/G0117 Grant offer up to: $75,000

Contact:
Mr David Paton
PH: (02) 9970 7222
FX: (02) 9970 7150

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Pittwater Council

Warriewood Wetlands Aquatic Ecosystem Rehabilitation and Stormwater Mitigation

Construction of innovative 'soft' engineering stormwater treatment structures at the major stormwater outlets discharging to the Warriewood Wetland within the Narrabeen Lagoon catchment.

Project: SW/G0031 Grant offer up to: $330,000

Contact:
Mr Mark Beherall
PH: (02) 9970 7222
FX: (02) 9970 7150

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Randwick City Council

Gross pollutant traps at Coogee and Malabar Beaches

Installation of gross pollutant traps at Coogee and Malabar Beaches.

Project: SW/G0088 Grant offer up to: $400,000

Contact:
Mr Gary Stone
PH: (02) 9399 0764
FX: (02) 9319 1510

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Royal Botanic Gardens

Botanic Gardens Stormwater Treatment

Construction of gross pollutant traps and installation of stormwater-pit pollutant collection devices to reduce discharge of pollutants to Farm Cove. Farm Cove, on Sydney Harbour, is to be the venue for the Olympics Triathlon events.

Project: SW/G0066 Grant offer up to: $200,000

Contact:
Mr Sean Mooney
PH: (02) 9231 8197
FX: (02) 9231 8066

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Shellharbour City Council

Lake Illawarra (South) Pollution Control and Mangrove Regeneration Demonstration Project

Installation of gross pollutant traps, trash racks and construction of sediment control ponds to reduce pollutant loads to Lake Illawarra.

Project: SW/G0157 Grant offer up to: $165,000

Contact:
Mr Max Boenisch
PH: (02) 4221 6104
FX: (02) 4221 6016

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Shoalhaven City Council

Clean Up Ulladulla Harbour

A community education program coupled with the construction of gross pollutant traps and the installation of litter-collecting baskets within the stormwater drainage system, aimed at reducing stormwater pollution of the Ulladulla Harbour.

Project: SW/G0146 Grant offer up to: $270,000

Contact:
Mr Michael Brunton
PH: (02) 4429 3237
FX: (02) 4429 3175

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Strathfield Municipal Council

Reduction of point source gross pollutants entering waterways

Installation of litter baskets and undertaking of drain stencilling in the vicinity of major shopping centres within the Strathfield local government area.

Project: SW/G0095 Grant offer up to: $90,000

Contact:
Mr Craig Sawyer
PH: (02) 9748 9950
FX: (02) 9764 1034

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Strathfield Municipal Council

Coxs Creek Water Quality/Habitat Improvement

Restoration of a degraded natural creek system within the Cooks River catchment, including the installation of a stormwater pollution control device.

Project: SW/G0132 Grant offer up to: $57,500

Contact:
Ms Sue Nolan
PH: (02) 9748 9974
FX: (02) 9764 1034

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Sutherland Shire Council

Jannali Reserve - Restoration and Rehabilitation of existing Wetland

Construction of gross pollutant trap to protect an existing wetland at Jannali within the Woronora River catchment.

Project: SW/G0155 Grant offer up to: $90,000

Contact:
Mr Mike Rogers
PH: (02) 9710 0484
FX: (02) 9710 0397

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Tallaganda Shire Council

Heritage compatible stormwater solutions

Investigate and demonstrate heritage compatible stormwater management techniques at Braidwood.

Project: SW/G0133 Grant offer up to: $100,000

Contact:
Mr Royce White
PH: (02) 4842 2225
FX: (02) 4842 2669

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Tamworth City Council

Heritage Estate Stormwater Quality - Remediation Wetland

Construction of a stormwater treatment wetland at Tamworth to reduce pollutant loads to the Peel River.

Project: SW/G0236 Grant offer up to: $307,500

Contact:
Mr Bruce Logan
PH: (02) 6755 4512
FX: (02) 6755 4499

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Tenterfield Shire Council

Tenterfield Creek Clearwater

Installation of gross pollutant trap to reduce levels of litter discharged to the Tenterfield Creek at Tenterfield.

Project: SW/G0248

Contact:
Mr Colin Sandford
PH: (02) 6736 3845
FX: (02) 6736 2669

Grant offer up to: $68,470
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Tweed Shire Council

Water Street Stormwater Facility, Tweed Heads South

Investigation and installation of gross pollution trap at Tweed Heads on the Tweed River.

Report summary
Project: SW/G0187 Grant offer up to: $112,900

Contact:
Ms Jane Lofthouse
River Management Co-ordinator
Tweed Shire Council
PH: (02) 6670 2577
FX: (02) 6672 7513
Email: lofthouse@tweed.nsw.gov.au

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Warringah Council

Northern Beaches Stormwater Action Project

Stormwater education program aimed at local industries and communities in selected Northern Beaches lagoon catchments.

Project: SW/G0109 Grant offer up to: $102,190

Contact:
Ms Tryphena McShane
PH: (02) 9942 2518
FX: (02) 9942 2781

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Waverley Council

Stormwater Infiltration System for Campbell Parade

Installation and monitoring of a stormwater infiltration system at Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach.

Project: SW/G0046 Grant offer up to: $250,000

Contact:
Mr Paul Anderson
PH: (02) 9369 8113
FX: (02) 9387 1820

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Wentworth Shire Council

Catchment Outfall - Wood St., Gol Gol. Construction of Wetland/Interceptor Traps plus pipe drainage

Construction of stormwater wetland and gross pollutant trap at Gol Gol near Mildura on the Murray River.

Project: SW/G0222 Grant offer up to: $88,000

Contact:
Mr Robert Rigby
PH: (03) 5027 3203
FX: (03) 5027 3082

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Willoughby City Council

Muston Park Water Quality Improvement Project

Restoration of existing stormwater channel at Chatswood within the Middle Harbour catchment, to a constructed wetland environment incorporating trash racks, rock weirs and sediment traps.

Report summary
Project: SW/G0104 Grant offer up to: $395,000

Contact:
Mr Reid Butler
PH: (02) 9777 7736
FX: (02) 9777 7740

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Woollahra Municipal Council

Kerbside inlet diffuse pollution containment and monitoring

Installation and monitoring of an innovative stormwater pit device which collects solids and oils from stormwater runoff. This project aims to reduce levels of litter, sediment and oils entering Rushcutters Bay, Double Bay and Rose Bay on the Sydney Harbour.

Project: SW/G0159 Grant offer up to: $52,104

Contact:
Ms Rebecca Peacock
PH: (02) 9391 7140
FX: (02) 9391 7044

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Page last updated: 26 February 2011