Water Sensitive Design Retrofit
Client: Auckland Council, 2007 - 2008
Responsibilities: Author of a concept design report on Water Sensitive Design options
Achievements: Proposed retrofit stormwater management options including raingardens, rainwater tanks and repainting of house roofs.Project was part of the Auckland Regional Council Low Impact Design (Water Sensitive Design) Grant initiative. Located in the West Harbour neighbourhood, over 44 hectares of existing “brownfield” residential area. Focus on stormwater quality options of upgrading existing iron roofs, bioretention raingardens in the grass verge, dual purpose rainwater tanks and catchpit inserts.