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Committee

The volunteers that form the comittee of Stormwater SA for 2016/17 are:

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Andrew King

Chairperson

Andrew has been on the committee of Stormwater South Australia for numerous years and has held the position of South Australian Chair for the last few years.

Through a combination of his involvement and passion in advancing best practice stormwater management, experience in design and implementation, and representation of local government and Stormwater South Australia, Andrew has been invited to be part of numerous steering and reference groups for stormwater related projects and investigations for various stakeholders. He has also presented on stormwater matter in several varying sectors of the water and related industries, again for various stakeholders.

 

Baden Myers

Baden Myers

Secretary

Research Fellow, SA Water Centre for Water Management and Reuse, University of South Australia

Mark Page

Mark Page

Treasurer

Mark graduated with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from the University of Adelaide in 2004 and has since worked at Kellogg Brown and Root as a civil engineer. Mark has having gained most experience within the field of stormwater hydrology and hydraulics in urban environments including urban renewal projects. Mark has been Treasurer for the Stormwater Industry Association of SA since the beginning of 2006.

 

Mellissa Bradley

 

 

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Steve Gatti

Steven worked in the mining and civil sector for 12 years as an exploration and mining geologist, engineering geologst and hydrogeologist.  Since 2000 Steven has worked in State Government, first with the Onkaparinga Catchment Water Management Board and now works for its successor the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board where he manages a small unit of dedicated professionals working on urban and rural water and watercourse issues.  Whilst cleverly disguised as a Manager, Steven still likes to dabble in technical works ranging across WSUD, urban watercourse management and stormwater use.

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Dennis Gonzalez

Dennis joined the Stormwater SA committee in 2015 and holds a research position with CSIRO Land and Water primarily working on water resource management and water recycling projects. He has a background in environmental science and spatial analysis and previously held applied science positions within the South Australian Government. His research interests include stormwater quality and management, and managed aquifer recharge.

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Liam Harnett
Liam joined AECOM's Infrastructure Services group as a civil engineer in 2010 and works in a range of areas including water resources, wastewater and project management for both the public and private sector. His experience includes the development of stormwater management plans for residential development and road upgrades, servicing strategy investigations and asset capacity, condition and compliance assessments.

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Sam Kowald

 

Sam has completed a Bachelor Degree in Marine Science and has a personal interest in the positive and negative effects stormwater can have on the marine environment. He is currently working for Ecosol a stormwater filtration company, his role focuses on custom project solutions and product compliance and testing.

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Sarah Murphy

 

Sarah graduated with a Bachelor of Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Adelaide in 1996 before completing a Masters Degree researching the effectiveness of the Barker Inlet wetlands in improving urban water quality. Throughout her career she has worked on projects in most mainland states of Australia and spent time working overseas on flood disaster management and aid projects in Central Vietnam and North-Eastern India. Sarah joined Tonkin Consulting in May 2015 as Program Manager, Natural Resources working across stormwater projects and flood studies in Metro and Regional SA and environmental works and measures projects in the Riverland and South East regions. Sarah is new to the Stormwater SA committee in 2017.

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Jude Nirmalaraja

Jude Nirmalaraja is a Stormwater Engineer in the City Services of City of Onkaparinga. He has more than ten years of experience in Local Government. He worked in Broken Hill City Council and City of Marion before he joined City of Onkaparinga. He is a member of Institution of Engineers, Australia, since 1995. He has completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Local Government Engineering at University of Technology, Sydney and currently is doing Masters in Urban and Regional planning at the University of South Australia. During the last ten years, Jude has carried out various infrastructure designs and worked on many development projects from investigation, design and documentation through to construction.

Jude has applied the Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) approach for many projects. In particular, he has done designs on water quality modelling of bio-retention swales and rain garden for Aldinga Beach redevelopment project.

 

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Lucy Pocock

Lucy joined Wallbridge & Gilbert as a civil engineer after graduating from the University of Adelaide with a bachelor’s degree in Civil and Structural Engineering. She has predominately gained experience in stormwater through floodplain management, drainage design, harvesting and stormwater management strategies. She has also had experience in wastewater treatment systems and civil design. Lucy is a new member on the Stormwater SA committee in 2017.

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Brett Shuttleworth

Brett is a Senior Engineer and Director at Southfront. He is passionate about working with government and land development industry clients to deliver integrated stormwater management solution.

Specialties include:

  • Water Sensitive Urban Design
  • Stormwater Reuse
  • Stormwater Management Planning
  • Water Quality, Hydrological and Hydraulic Modelling
  • Project Delivery
  • Construction Management
  • Infrastructure Design

Ben Taylor

Ben Taylor

Ben is a Senior Environmental Engineer at Australian Water Environments. Ben graduated from University of Adelaide in 2002 and joined a Civil and Structural consultancy in Brisbane (2003). There he led the environmental engineering group with a particular focus on water sensitive urban design, urban hydrology and hydraulics. Ben has been with Australian Water Environments since 2009 and gained further experience in regional hydrology, watercourse management, hydraulics, stormwater reuse, water quality modelling, and project management.

 

 

 

Martin Fidge

 

Martin Fidge is a Senior Hydrologist in the Stormwater Group in the Transport Division of Department for Planning Transport and Infrastructure. Has a Masters in Hydrology and Water Resources, and a Graduate Diploma in Environmental Studies. He currently undertakes flood hydrology and modelling, hydraulic design of culverts and drainage systems, reviewing stormwater designs for major road projects and new intersections, and water quality improvement including WSUD. He also provides technical advice to the Stormwater Management Authority. He has a diverse background in the water area over the last 15 years including managing the surface water monitoring office, floodplain management, state and national water policy, water allocation planning, water licencing, and mining environmental impact assessment.