Water Sensitive Cities (Cities of the Future) (Hardcover)

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By Carol Howe (Editor), Cynthia Mitchell (Editor)
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Description


Today's urban water managers are faced with an unprecedented set of issues that call for a different approach to urban water management. These include the urgent changes needed to respond to climate change, population growth, growing resource constraints, and rapidly increasing global urbanization. Not only are these issues difficult to address, but they are facing us in an environment that is increasingly unpredictable and complex. Although innovative, new tools are now available to water professionals to address these challenges, solving the water problems of tomorrow cannot be done by the water professionals alone. Instead, the city of the future, whether in the developed or developing world, must integrate water management planning and operations with other city services to meet the needs of humans and the environment in a dramatically superior manner. Water Sensitive Cities has been developed from selected papers from 2009 Singapore Water Week "Planning for Sustainable Solutions" and also papers taken from other IWA events. It pulls together material that supports the water professionals' need for useful and up-to-date material.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781843393641
ISBN-10: 1843393646
Publisher: IWA Publishing (Intl Water Assoc)
Publication Date: October 4th, 2011
Pages: 287
Language: English
Series: Cities of the Future