Research Notes

2016

16.1 – Using quantitative models to support restoration planning.
Notes from discussions for research Project 4.3 : Supporting the MERI framework through improved NRM planning. Available on for Melbourne Water staff onInflo. Author: Nick Bond.
16.2 – Vegetated swales for the treatment of rural runoff.
A practice note based on some of the research findings for the project “Prioritisation and effectiveness of rural land runoff control interventions” (Project 4.4). Authors: Tim Fletcher, Rob James & Hugh Duncan. Download: PDF 

2017

17.1 – Benefits of stormwater control measures for mitigating downstream flooding.
A summary of findings from the research project “Setting hydrologic objectives from site-scale to catchment-scale” (Project 2.5). Authors: Tim Fletcher & Matt Burns. Download: PDF

2018

18.1 – Community perceptions of ephemeral waterways in Melbourne’s north-west.
A summary of the research findings from Project 5.4 : Community participation in waterway protection and restoration (sub-project 2). Author: Stephanie Lavau & Rachel Mainprize. Download: PDF
18.2 – Engaging communities with catchment thinking in an urban context.
A summary of the research findings from Project 5.4 : Community participation in waterway protection and restoration (sub-project 1). Author: Stephanie Lavau. Download: PDF

2020

20.2 – Stormwater Control Measures: long‐term performance and the barriers & challenges to maintenance.
A summary of the research findings from the project : Long‐term performance and willingness to maintain distributed stormwater control measures. Authors: Andrew Thomas, Darren Bos, Stephanie Lavau, Tim Fletcher and Peter Morison. Download: PDF

2021

21.1 – Understanding and mitigating the impacts of deer in riparian zones.
A summary of the research findings to date, concerning: i) the prediction of deer density and impact and ii) techniques for non-lethal mitigation of deer. Authors: Joe Greet, Ami Bennett & Melissa Fedrigo. Download: PDF