DesignFlow

Policy, Guidelines and Training
Eyre Peninsula Stormwater Outfall Guidelines
Client: Eyre Peninsula Natural Resources Management Board
Current coastal outfalls across Eyre Peninsula (in the west of South Australia) are typically drainage pipes discharging directly into the coast. The pristine coastal environments are extremely valuable for aquaculture, tourism, conservation and recreation. This lead The Eyre Peninsula Natural Resource Board to commission DesignFlow to investigate current on the ground and planning practices , propose best practice WSUD objectives, develop easy to install model designs and prepare remedial infrastructure plans for ten coastal towns across the Peninsula.
 
The outcome of the work was individual guidelines for each town that identifies WSUD retrofit works that are ground truthed, sized and feasible. In addition sizing guidance for wetlands, infiltration basins and raingardens are provided to allow individual designs to be developed by local councils.
 
The works also proposed ten priority works across the Peninsula. Three of the projects have been funded and are due for construction in 2011.
 
Eyre Peninsula