Queensland Urban Drainage Manual

Queensland Urban Drainage Manual

The Queensland Urban Drainage Manual (QUDM) is the bible for stormwater design in Queensland, Australia and internationally. Although not a statutory document, QUDM is referenced in most Council Planning Schemes. It addresses the technical and regulatory aspects requiring consideration during the planning, design and management of urban stormwater drainage systems.

QUDM Version 2 was released in 2007. A draft update was published in 2013 but was never formally released. Since mid 2016, the 2013 draft has been undergoing a review in preparation for formal release, under the watchful eye of a Review Steering Committee. The work is being funded by DEWS.

The update is currently undergoing final proofing and QUDM 2017 is expected to be released in the near future.

The current draft version is available for download at the Queensland Department of Energy and Water Supply website. https://www.dews.qld.gov.au/water/supply/urban-drainage-manual


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