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Urban water systems for sustainable cities

Halla Rahme Sahely

Urban water systems for sustainable cities

by Halla Rahme Sahely

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Halla Rahme Sahely.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 163 leaves.
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20762990M
ISBN 109780494157565

As our cities continue to expand, their urban infrastructures need to be re-evaluated and adapted to new requirements related to the increase in population and the growing areas under urbanization. This book considers these problems and deals with two main topics: water supply systems and urban drainage. "Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems advances an important idea about the relevance of systems thinking to design at the community and urban scale. Scaling up is a critical aspect to how we all need to be thinking; this book is an excellent guidepost." William McDonough, William McDonough + Partners.

Current evidence shows that the number of people living in urban areas in India is expected to more than double and grow to around million by , which will pose unprecedented challenges for water management in the country. The paper titled 'Urban water systems in India: Typologies and hypothesis' published in the Economic and Political Weekly, argues that as demand for water is. The book explains how synergistic cities can be created by orchestrating coordinated efforts between the four types of agents in a 21st-century context. It also explains the potential roles each one of them can play and how the groups can work coherently to build more sustainable urban systems. This all sounds good, but how does it work in.

Urban Water Systems in sustainable urban development. It considers how water management can help improve not only water resource management, but also energy use, .   In The Sustainable City, Steven Cohen provides a broad and engaging overview of the urban systems of the twenty-first century, surveying policies and projects already under way in cities around the world and pointing to more ways progress can be made. Cohen discusses the sustainable city from an organizational-management and public-policy.


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