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Rethinking infrastructure design for multi-use water services

Author: Č Maksimović; Mathew Kurian; Reza Ardakanian
Publisher: Cham : Springer, [2014] ©2015
Series: SpringerBriefs in environmental science
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As we approach a historic tipping point in the global trend toward urbanisation? within two decades urban dwellers will increase from 49% to 60% of the planet's population? this book identifies and addresses a critical problem: water. The editors show how cities can shift from being water consumers to resource managers, applying urban water management principles to ensure access to water and sanitation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Maksimović, Čedo.
Rethinking Infrastructure Design for Multi-Use Water Services.
Dordrecht : Springer, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Č Maksimović; Mathew Kurian; Reza Ardakanian
ISBN: 9783319062754 3319062751
OCLC Number: 890321876
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 92 pages) : color illustrations.
Contents: Figures; Tables; 1 Rethinking Infrastructure Design; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Climate Change; 3 What Is Wrong with Existing Systems?; 4 What Is the Multiple-Use Water Services Concept?; 4.1 Reduced Pluvial Flood Risk; 4.2 Water Pollution; 4.3 Alternative Water (Re)Sources; 4.4 Urban Heat Island; 4.5 Air Pollution; 4.6 Droughts; 4.6.1 Why Is Drought a Problem?; 4.6.2 What Can Be Changed?; 4.7 Urban Agriculture; 4.8 Urban Amenity and Blue-Green Corridors Increase Amenity and Urban Health: Job Creation, Reduce Antisocial Behaviour and Crime. 4.9 How MUS Aligns with and Supports the Concept of Sustainability5 Conclusions; Keywords and Definitions; References; Web Reference; 2 What Are the Main Options for Applying the Multiple-Use Water Services Paradigm?; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Wastewater Reuse and Recycling; 2.1 What Are the Main Components and Costs Related to Grey Water Reuse?; 2.2 Why Grey Water Recycling?; 3 Urban Green Spaces; 3.1 What Is the Cost-Benefit?; 4 Rainwater Harvesting; 4.1 New Build Versus Retrofit; 4.2 What Is the Cost?; 5 Green Roofs and Green Walls; 5.1 What Are Green Roofs? 5.2 What Are the Risks and Costs Associated with Green Roofs?5.3 What Are Green Walls?; 5.4 Green Walls Used for Wastewater Treatment; 5.5 What to Consider Before Applying Green Walls and FaE7ades?; 5.6 Why Green Roof and Green Wall Systems?; 6 Urban Agriculture; 6.1 What Are the Challenges Regarding Water Conservation?; 7 Decentralised Systems to Manage and Reuse Storm Water Run-off On-site; 7.1 What is Decentralised Storm Water Management?; 7.2 What Are the Typical Schemes and Techniques?; 8 Integrating Multiple-Use Perspectives; 9 The MUS Approach in a Rural Context. 9.1 What Is the MUS Approach?9.2 Why Apply MUS?; 10 How Can We Calculate the Value of MUS Systems?; 10.1 An Ecosystem Services Approach; 10.2 An Ecosystem Approach for Decision-Making; 10.3 Economic Valuation of Ecosystem Services; 10.4 How to Value Ecosystem Services?; 10.5 How Can Economic Valuation Assist Policymaking?; 11 Tools for Supporting Multiple-Use Water Services; Chap2; References; 3 Case Studies Illustrating the Multiple-Use Water Services Options; Abstract. 1 `Four Alls for All'': Policy Act on Decentralised Water Supply Through Rainwater Harvesting and Management Systems in Seoul1.1 What Is the Challenge?; 1.2 What Is the Policy Framework?; 1.3 What Is the Way Forward?; 1.4 What Are the Benefits of Implementing DRMS?; 1.5 Benchmarking Example: The Star City Rainwater Harvesting and Management System; 1.6 Additional Demonstration Projects in Seoul; 1.7 Which Are the Lessons Learned and Success Factors in the Case of Seoul?; 2 Water Sensitive Urban Design in Lynbrook Estate, Melbourne, Australia; 2.1 What Was Implemented in Lynbrook?
Series Title: SpringerBriefs in environmental science
Responsibility: Čedo Maksimović, Mathew Kurian, Reza Ardakanian.

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and reduce the risk of such water-related hazards as floods, droughts and landslides.The book explores the Multiple-Use Water Services (MUS) paradigm, offering a section on the MUS approach and a  Read more...

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