Stormwater drainage is a major, usually unseen infrastructure asset throughout the City. It is estimated that the city maintains 233 kilometres of storm drains and channels with an approximate value of $83m.
Sections of the East Orange stormwater channel are currently being upgraded in a long-term project.
|These images show progress in the long term upgrade of the East Orange stormwater channel. Click each image to see a larger picture.|
The water which runs through these channels and the way it is harvested has become an integral part of the city's water supply.
Information about the first two constructed wetlands to be built can be found here.
There are a number of policy documents which provide information about the way stormwater is managed in Orange
Click here to find out more about the Floodplain Management Plan.
Click here to find out more about the Stormwater Management Plan.