Smart Infrastructure in the World’s Most Liveable City

City of Melbourne and Biofilta featured in US Metropolis Mag Guide to the World’s Most Liveable Cities.

“Some of Melbourne’s oldest open spaces are working hard beneath the surface, housing major water-harvesting infrastructure thanks to the City of Melbourne and Biofilta. Last February, one of the largest system—two underground tanks that hold a total of 1.3 million gallons (5 million litres) of storm water—was installed under the 167-year-old Fitzroy Gardens. It produces up to 18 million gallons (69 million litres) to irrigate the surrounding natural landscape.”

Read more: Metropolis Magazine Guide to the World’s Most Liveable Cities and The Economist 2015 Most Liveable Cities Ranking