Elsevier, Sustainable Cities and Society, Volume 28, 1 January 2017
Urban water management via Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SuDS) has been successfully applied in cities worldwide.
An international review of stormwater regulation and practices, especially for low-exposure, landscape irrigation schemes in urban environments, was undertaken with a view to identifying what could be
Urban source separation infrastructure systems have a promising potential for a more sustainable management of household food waste and wastewaters.
Disasters impacts on urban environment are the result of interactions among natural and human systems, which are intimately linked each other.
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Solar Energy Desalination Technology, Chapter 1, 2017, Pages 1–46

To advance goal 6 (clean water and sanitation), this chapter explores different desalination processes to make seawater drinkable, which is an obvious solution to any water shortages. Given the high-polluting energy required in the desalination process, solar-desalination technologies is considered.
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Competition for Water Resources: Experiences and Management Approaches in the US and Europe, 2017, Pages 19-35

This book chapter addresses goals 6 and 12 by providing an overview of water resources in Europe and the associated anthropogenic and natural pressures. It further introduces the main instrument of the European Union (the Water Framework Directive) initiated as a response to the expected water crisis.
This paper uses ‘Medieval’ drought conditions from the 12th Century to simulate the implications of severe and persistent drought for the future of water resource management in metropolitan Phoenix, o
The detection of pharmaceuticals and endocrine disrupting compounds (EDCs), known as emerging contaminants (ECs), in the environment has attracted growing concern due to their toxicity and potential h
London's ability to remain a world-leading city in an increasingly globalised economy is dependent on it being an efficient, low-risk place to do business and a desirable place to live.

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