Things in the pipeline to write up:

How does this work?

  • How does this work? – the process of submitting a case study
  • Evaluation Criteria – the 17 principles (we had this but it went missing…)
  • What can we win?!

Case studies

  • Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Villiersdorp, a water sensitive strategy
  • Standard Bank Towers Biofiltration Basin
  • All the ones on the UWM website
  • Cheonggyecheon stream, Seoul, South Korea
  • Ningdo Eco-corridor, China


  • Permeable paving
  • Decoupling your gutters – why and what to avoid
  • Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS)
  • Planting the rain
  • Water Sensitive Design – or another word?: top down vs bottom up approach
  • Re-interpreting the principles according to CLUES
  • The role of sanitation in WSD, and looking at environmental sanitation – sanitation, stormwater and solid waste management
  • The importance of trees


  • Elemental analysis – C, N, and P
  • Elemental analysis – heavy metals
  • Frugal science
  • African Biomedical Engineering Consortium (ABEC) (via Quartz)
  • Water canary

Paddlerun related

  • Zandvlei catchment
  • Next events – the where and when

What would you like to know more about? Let us know in the comments. Keen to contribute info? Have resources to share? Pop them in the comments!