WSUD maintenance resources


The Water sensitive urban design (WSUD) inspection and maintenance guidelines(PDF, 52MB) have been developed to assist private property owners and managers to effectively manage their WSUD assets.

These Guidelines include detail of the following 11 different WSUD assets types, their functional components, along with reference, inspection and maintenance sheets. 

  • rainwater tanks, that store rainwater and make it available for reuse

  • biofilters (also known as raingardens)

  • biofilter street tree pits

  • wetlands

  • vegetated buffer strips and swales

  • on-site stormwater detention (OSD)

  • gross pollutant traps (GPTs)

  • filter cartridges

  • pit inserts

  • permeable paving

  • temporary sediment basins