Water Cycle Management Studies
Water Cycle Management Studies are a study that addresses the management of stormwater, wastewater, site and development specific pollutants or contaminants, and erosion and sediment control for a specific development proposal. In the context of the Sydney drinking water catchment the WCMS needs to show that the proposed development and management measures can achieve a NorBE. NorBE is an abbreviation for the Neutral or beneficial effect test on water quality.Bushfire assessments are required if a development site is on BUSHFIRE PRONE LAND and the type of assessment depends on the proposal.
- Assessments for single lots, subdivisions, new building proposals and modifications to existing buildings in accordance with NSW RFS (2006) Guidelines and ASNZ3959 (1999) Construction Standards.
- Bushfire hazard management, evacuation and reduction plans
- Bushfire hazard mapping (GIS)
- Member of the Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia)
- Harris Environmental employs a Bushfire Planning and Design (BPAD) Accredited Practitioner – Accreditation #BPAD26947
- BAL certificates for comply and development
Harris Environmental capabilities include:
Assess stormwater quality impacts and design treatment measures appropriate for the scale and nature of development, whether it is urban, agriculture or commercial.
Use MUSIC (Model for Urban Stormwater Improvement Conceptualisation) to assess development proposals and design Water Sensitive Urban Design stormwater treatment measures such as bioretention basins, grass swales, sediment basins and wetlands.