Integrated Water Management
Improving community resilience and liveability
The Central Highlands Integrated Water Management Forum is an active group of stakeholders who work together to leverage opportunities across the urban water cycle to deliver a healthy, resilient and prosperous future for the region and its communities. The Forum values a partnership approach to water management to support urban liveability and resilience across the region.
Central Highlands Strategic Direction Statement
The Central Highlands Strategic Direction Statement articulates the regional context and outlines a shared vision along with the strategic integrated water management outcomes for the region. It identifies thirteen priority opportunities for the region. These fall within four key themes:
- regional enablers
- prioritising action in major urban centres
- delivering benefits in key regional locations
- building momentum in Ballarat
Ballarat Integrated Water Management Plan
The Ballarat Integrated Water Management Plan explores options and sets out recommendations for future water management in the greater Ballarat City area. The plan focuses on liveability and community benefits through the whole of the urban water cycle, including the management of stormwater, wastewater, water supplies (surface water and groundwater) and waterways.
Maryborough Integrated Water Management Plan
The Maryborough Integrated Water Management Plan outlines a vision that supports a resilient Maryborough, with a thriving community, a prosperous economy, and a healthy environment. The plan was developed through a partnership process that recognises that the urban water cycle is interconnected. It identifies the challenges, opportunities and a plan of action.
Local integrated water management projects