Is ‘dry development’ possible in Australia’s West?

When working in low-lying areas, development projects are often plagued by ‘water problems’—rising groundwater, complex engineering, the huge expense of fill.

It’s a problem that we’ve been facing for a long time here in Western Australia (WA), and an issue I’ve spent a lot of time considering as part of my PhD.

This week, I’ll be sharing insights from my thesis research at the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA) state conference, talking about how shallow water table issues are being addressed overseas, and locally here in WA.

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