Stormwater modelling using MUSIC: MUSIC for local government

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Attendees will learn how to accurately utilise MUSIC in the assessment of development applications where Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) is required.

The course is a mix of presentations, Q&A and interactive sessions with topics tailored to your learning requirements. It is typically held in-house at the Council and the program is tailored to meet the specific needs of the Council both in terms of attendees and local policies.

What’s included?

  • Face-to-face training delivery tailored to suit your organisation and development assessment requirements
  • Training materials containing: user manual (online and downloadable), presentation notes and worked examples
  • Meals (morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea)
  • Use of MUSIC software for the duration of the course (USB dongle) – view system requirements.

Contact us

These courses are delivered on request. Please contact us to discuss your requirements:

Call 1300 5 WATER (toll free in Aus)
or +61 2 6201 5057

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Office hours Mon-Fri 9am-5pm AEST

Who should attend

This one-day course is specifically designed for local government planners, development asessors and stormwater engineers responsible for the design of council assets.

Why you should attend

  • Overview of WSUD – what it achieves, how it is integrated into developments, and trends with new technologies and science
  • Review of the WSUD design and assessment process and how music helps to achieve critical elements
  • The role of modelling guidelines – examples, interpretation in the assessment process and when deviations can be used.
  • Developing a music model – key issues and common errors in translation from initial site layout to delivering on-ground assets.
  • Interpreting music models and model outputs – correct results and how models should be reviewed against water quality targets and objectives.
  • Information requirements – how to submit modelling results and outcomes, plus common information requirements for development assessment.
  • Key WSUD assessment issues – what disciplines should be involved, how to assess compliance between music modelling and WSUD plans, plus other design issues.