SPELBasin: Achieving Australia’s first SQIDEP approval

About the Webinar

This year the very first SQIDEP approval was awarded to SPEL’s modular bioretention system, SPELBasin. A rigorous and impartial evaluation process, SQIDEP provides the uniform set of criteria to which stormwater treatment measures can be field tested and reported in Australia.

Join Dr Darren Drapper, experienced stormwater engineer and the author of the submission presented to the SQIDEP evaluation process, as he discusses the importance of SQIDEP, walks us through the application process and explains what it took for SPELBasin to achieve the very first approval.

About the Presenter

Dr Darren Drapper is a qualified environmental engineer with Bachelor and Doctorate degrees in Environmental Engineering, focussing on stormwater quality and best management practices. He has 22 years of experience across manufacturing industries, consulting, government and research/academia.

As Director of Drapper Environmental Consultants he specialises in water quality, water/wastewater/stormwater treatment, harvesting & water balance, monitoring & research programs, and Water Sensitive Urban Design in construction.

Dr Drapper is also Secretary and a Director on the Board of Stormwater Australia, the custodian of SQIDEP.

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