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Green infrastructure and urban resilience

Green infrastructure and urban resilience

With 70% of the world’s population likely to be living in cities by 2050, it is important that urban infrastructure is well equipped to manage the wide variety of potential environmental, social, technological and economic challenges. In order to... Read more »

Categories: Blog Climate change adaptation Green infrastructure Monash South Africa Resilience University of Arizona University of the West of England

State of the Watershed: Using indicators and adaptive management to sustain one of the last perennial streams in Southern Arizona

State of the Watershed: Using indicators and adaptive management to sustain one of the last perennial streams in Southern Arizona

The Cienega Creek is one of the last running streamlets in semiarid, drought-prone Southern Arizona (annual rainfall is 15 inches), and it is the defining feature of the surrounding watershed. The Cienega Watershed, located southeast of Tucson, contains some... Read more »

Categories: Blog University of Arizona

Enhancing resilience in cities: from grey to green infrastructure

Enhancing resilience in cities: from grey to green infrastructure

Many cities in the world have invested in grey infrastructure for stormwater management. Grey infrastructure usually includes storm drains, sewers, and combined sewer systems (CSS) – or systems that use a single pipeline network to transport stormwater runoff and... Read more »

Categories: Blog Green infrastructure Groundwater Resilience University of Arizona Urban drainage

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