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   - What’s to Come




QUDM Training Course

   - Details




Wrap Up

   - See you next month




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Hello everyone and welcome to the September edition of “Keep Things Flowing”, the monthly newsletter presented by Storm Water Consulting.

This month’s newsletter brings you exciting new information about the QUDM (Queensland Urban Drainage Manual) 2017 training course that is now being offered by Storm Water Consulting.


QUDM Training Course


Grant Witheridge of Catchments and Creeks Pty Ltd has developed a QUDM training course and has been presenting this course and various others over the last 20yrs. Grant has offered Storm Water Consulting the opportunity to begin presenting his training course for the new 2017 edition of QUDM.

Course Information

This training course presents an overview of the 2017 edition of the Queensland Urban Drainage Manual (QUDM). This training course is built on the QUDM overview course by Grant Witheridge of Catchments & Creeks Pty Ltd.

Discussion is provided on each chapter, with emphasis placed on the role of QUDM in the applicable areas of practice. Changes and additions introduced in QUDM 2017 will be highlighted throughout the presentation.

This 1 day training course is suitable for:

§  Public Sector – Council engineering officers
Training of new or refreshing of current staff in both City Planning and Development Assessment sectors;

§  Private Sector – Engineering consultancy firms
Training of new or refreshing of current staff in the hydraulic and flood engineering design sectors.

Demands for improved flood-resilient designs and improved stormwater management have never been greater. This training course provides valuable insight into how the principles in QUDM assist in guiding the stormwater industry in the right direction. This training course also assists in building up valuable Continuing Professional Development (CPD).


Steve Hughes (RPEQ, CPEng, MIEAust) and Jack Hu (MIEAust) are both senior hydraulic engineers with over 15 years combined experience in the fields of stormwater management, flood risk assessment and stormwater quality management.


The training course is available to be presented from October 2017 onwards. To organise a course presentation please contact Jack directly via email (


Wrap Up

We hope you enjoyed this month’s edition of Keep Things Flowing.

As always, Keep Things Flowing!

The Storm Team