• Analysing rain garden infiltration efficiency using MOUSE Model 

      Li, H.; De Costa, Gregory (International Association For Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHRAPD), 2016-08)
      A MOUSE model was developed to simulate rain garden and calculate the annual stormwater runoff volume. The key parameter settings of the simulation model are strictly built on Auckland Regional Council Technical Publications ...
    • Application of floating vegetative pads (FVP) to improve stormwater quality : a pilot scale study 

      Yu, Ronald; Mahmood, Babar; De Costa, Gregory; Phillips, David (2016-08)
      Henderson Creek contributes one of the largest load of sediments & heavy metals (e.g. Copper - Cu and Zinc - Zn) into the Central Waitemata Harbour, Auckland. Cu and Zn particles do not decompose so they are persistent, ...
    • Ecosensitive stormwater system design for sub-division 

      Fernando, Achela; Iszard, Mark; Islam, Nazrul (New Zealand Water and Wastes Association, 2007)
      Stormwater management is a contentious aspect of development in the 21st century. Although hydrological neutrality before and after a development is sought, it is acknowledged that any alterations to land form result in a ...
    • Understanding water quality in Raglan Harbour 

      Greer, S. D.; McIntosh, R.; Harrison, S.; Phillips, David; Mead, S. (Engineers Australia and IPENZ, 2015-09)
      Raglan (Whaingaroa) Harbour is located on the west coast of New Zealand’s North Island and is bordered by the Raglan township on the southern side close to the entrance. Land use in the watershed is dominated by dairy ...
    • Wairaka Stream Daylighting Project 

      Estrin, Avi; Phillips, David (Water New Zealand, 2014)
      Coinciding with the Unitec environmental sustainability strategy daylighting of the Wairaka stream is at the heart of creating positive environmental change on campus. Currently part of the stream flows through a 70m culvert ...
    • Water restoration drones : applied research to date 

      Buckley, Paula (2017-11-27)
      This Drone has been designed for real-time water testing. Traditional/current methods of water testing rely on fixed point sensors or samples taken from hand, but do not allow scientists to fully survey the changing water ...