Storm Water Management

<p> </p><p>The existing stormwater drain and outfall at Sandringham Beach is owned by Melbourne Water this catchment includes the commercial areas of Sandrigham Village. Council manages the smaller stormwater drains below Sandringham Gardens and at Royal Avenue. Initiatives proposed in the masterplan address areas that are within Council’s control and include: </p><p> </p><ul> <li><p>Installation of a pollutant trap at Sandringham Beach: to remove litter and other large particles to improve water quality before it enters the bay.</p></li> <li><p>Stormwater harvesting at Sandringham Gardens and Southey Street: diversion of stormwater to wetland area for reuse in irrigation of gardens and lawn, before being discharged into the bay.</p></li> </ul><p>Please refer to pages 11, 14, 15 and 17 of the Masterplan for more information. </p><p>Do you support the concept to install a stormwater harvesting system at Sandringham Gardens and Southey Street? </p><p> Do you have any other ideas to improve the quality of stormwater before it enters the bay?<br></p>
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