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Decision Support Tool for energy-efficient, sustainable and integrated urban stormwater management

Adrián Morales-Torres, Ignacio Escuder-Bueno, Ignacio Andrés-Doménech, Sara Perales-Momparler
2016 Environmental Modelling & Software  
This framework assesses the flexibility of the different options compared.  ...  performance from a water quantity and/or quality point of view.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2016.07.019 fatcat:5sbj4tfdxvb7dfkxpjsmexxwam

The blue-green path to urban flood resilience

Emily O'Donnell, Colin Thorne, Sangaralingam Ahilan, Scott Arthur, Stephen Birkinshaw, David Butler, David Dawson, Glyn Everett, Richard Fenner, Vassilis Glenis, Leon Kapetas, Chris Kilsby (+8 others)
2019 Blue-Green Systems  
Theme 2 investigates the resource capacity of urban stormwater and evaluates the potential for interoperability.  ...  Achieving urban flood resilience at local, regional and national levels requires a transformative change in planning, design and implementation of urban water systems.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This research was performed as part of an interdisciplinary project undertaken by the Urban Flood Resilience Research Consortium (www.urbanfloodresilience.ac.uk).  ... 
doi:10.2166/bgs.2019.199 fatcat:y5fizi6zfvdvxhp6qtoiblc2g4

Urban stormwater management for sustainable and resilient measures and practices: a review

Lakshmi Raghu Nagendra Prasad Rentachintala, M. G. Muni Reddy, Pranab Kumar Mohapatra
2022 Water Science and Technology  
Stormwater drainage in urban areas has become a challenge due to the rapid and random growth of urban areas, removal of vegetation, reduction in the effectiveness of drainage infrastructure, and climate  ...  urban stormwater management in a few parts of the world.  ...  The community participatory approach with the application of a Water Sensitive Design Framework is vital for a green-blue infrastructure at every stage of planning (Marino et al. 2018) .  ... 
doi:10.2166/wst.2022.017 pmid:35228358 fatcat:2qfli6g5urbkjdyb2wq47xiov4

The water-management aspect of blue-green infrastructure in cities

Matej Radinja, Nataša Atanasova, Alma Zavodnik Lamovšek
2021 Urbani Izziv  
Blue-green infrastructure (BGI) consists of natural and semi-natural (hence green) decentralized systems for urban stormwater management (hence blue), which, in addition to their primary purpose, provide  ...  their potential for managing stormwater is not utilized (i.e., water-wise multifunctionality).  ...  Acknowledgements This study was supported by the project Closing Material Flows with Green Technologies (no. J2-8162) and the research programme no.  ... 
doi:10.5379/urbani-izziv-en-2021-32-01-003 fatcat:zh3zdsevhbe3riszcvnejhcjcm

Nature-Based Solutions for Flood Mitigation and Resilience in Urban Areas [chapter]

Carla Sofia Santos Ferreira, Kristina Potočki, Marijana Kapović-Solomun, Zahra Kalantari
2021 Handbook of Environmental Chemistry  
Nature-based solutions (NBS) in urban areas favour stormwater retention, infiltration, and filtration, contributing to flood mitigation and enhancement of water quality.  ...  AbstractUrban areas face several environmental problems and risks related to water management, such as floods and degradation of water quality, enhancing population vulnerability and threatening urban  ...  hydraulic models on simplified piped systems [29] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/698_2021_758 fatcat:bfgjvyvgdbag5nlrgrwqeoxoge

The Contribution of NBS to Urban Resilience in Stormwater Management and Control: A Framework with Stakeholder Validation

Paula Beceiro, Rita Salgado Brito, Ana Galvão
2020 Sustainability  
This paper presents a comprehensive resilience assessment framework (RAF) to evaluate the NBS contribution for urban resilience, focused on solutions for stormwater management and control.  ...  A performance assessment system provides an adequate basis for demonstrating this value, as well as for diagnosing the current city situation, selecting and monitoring the implementation of solutions.  ...  The authors would like to thanks the following organizations for the collaboration and all constructive comments during this work and for the collaboration in the RAF validation step: Águas de Coimbra,  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12062537 fatcat:6lztuc5i6rdq5cwh2orynpxzra

Framework, Procedure, and Tools for Comprehensive Evaluation of Sustainable Stormwater Management: A Review

Tiange Wu, Haihong Song, Jianbin Wang, Eran Friedler
2020 Water  
To better evaluate and enhance the performance and benefit of sustainable stormwater management (SSWM) in developing countries, this study proposes a comprehensive evaluation framework based on thorough  ...  Meanwhile, a structured procedure for comprehensive evaluation of SSWM is proposed to guide a well-organised decision-making process.  ...  The system flexibility and complexity are also mentioned as indicators for assessing the technical performance of SSWM alternatives.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w12051231 fatcat:xeeyg2twjzglvjkyt5sncyuhhy

An Overview of Hybrid Water Supply Systems in the Context of Urban Water Management: Challenges and Opportunities

Mukta Sapkota, Meenakshi Arora, Hector Malano, Magnus Moglia, Ashok Sharma, Biju George, Francis Pamminger
2014 Water  
The paper also highlights the need for a framework to better understand the interaction between different components of hybrid water supply systems.  ...  Currently the impact of hybrid water supply technologies on the operational performance of the downstream infrastructure and existing treatment processes is yet to be known.  ...  For this it is necessary to collect data for the assessment of system-level performance of urban water infrastructures.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w7010153 fatcat:ajvoaol35fbfbbqsqkwsfsxnmu

Info-Gap robustness pathway method for transitioning of urban drainage systems under deep uncertainties

Jonatan Zischg, Mariana L. R. Goncalves, Taneha Kuzniecow Bacchin, Günther Leonhardt, Maria Viklander, Arjan van Timmeren, Wolfgang Rauch, Robert Sitzenfrei
2017 Water Science and Technology  
In the urban water cycle, there are different ways of handling stormwater runoff. Traditional systems mainly rely on underground piped, sometimes named 'gray' infrastructure.  ...  In this work a methodology to create and compare different planning alternatives for stormwater handling on their pathways to a desired system state is presented.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The JPI Urban Europe project 'Green/Blue Infrastructure for Sustainable, Attractive Cities' is jointly funded by FFG -Austrian Research Promotion Agency (project 839743), The Netherlands  ... 
doi:10.2166/wst.2017.320 pmid:28876269 fatcat:snmyakh7nvff3aiotnuprf3plq

Analyzing Evidence of Sustainable Urban Water Management Systems: A Review through the Lenses of Sociotechnical Transitions

Blal Adem Esmail, Lina Suleiman
2020 Sustainability  
as a methodological framework for a structured review of 100 articles.  ...  Sustainability concerns and multiple socio-environmental pressures have necessitated a shift towards Sustainable Urban Water Management (SUWM) systems.  ...  Acknowledgments: We are grateful to Davide Geneletti (University of Trento) for his review and comments to an earlier version of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12114481 fatcat:bkpxd2cjrbfbbpfflwmz4acoh4

Simulated Sensitivity of Urban Green Infrastructure Practices to Climate Change

Saumya Sarkar, Jonathan B. Butcher, Thomas E. Johnson, Christopher M. Clark
2018 Earth Interactions  
Climate change is likely to alter the quantity and quality of urban stormwater, presenting a risk to water quality and public health.  ...  Results suggest regionally variable effects of climate change on the performance of GI practices for water quantity, water quality, and carbon sequestration.  ...  The writers also thank Seth McGinnis of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) for processing the NARCCAP output into change statistics for use in the watershed modeling, as well as the NARCCAP  ... 
doi:10.1175/ei-d-17-0015.1 pmid:31097909 pmcid:PMC6516498 fatcat:unoqph6ftna2va4evfd2m3l43u

Water 2021 Best Paper Award

Water Editorial Office
2021 Water  
To acknowledge the continued support of the journal's esteemed authors and recognize their outstanding scientific accomplishments, the Water Editorial Office has announced the Water 2021 Best Paper Award  ...  We believe that these six papers are valuable contributions to Water and the scie research field. On behalf of the Water Editorial Board, we would like to congratulate teams for their excellent work.  ...  We would als to take this opportunity to thank all of our authors for your continued support of and thank the Buildings Editorial Board for voting and helping with this "Best P Award".  ... 
doi:10.3390/w13091256 doaj:8443d8200b2c4bc3a93d2265352b0561 fatcat:6xprrip7cvhl3eh7azyg3bxbjq

An analysis of important issues impacting the development of stormwater management systems in Poland

Sabina Kordana, Daniel Słyś
2020 Science of the Total Environment  
As part of the research, an assessment of the issues affecting the implementation of sustainable stormwater management systems in an engineering practices was performed.  ...  In the second stage of the research, stormwater management models used in Poland were identified. The strengths and weaknesses of these models were presented.  ...  We would also like to thank the editor and the reviewers for their feedback, which has helped improve the quality of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138711 pmid:32498191 fatcat:jhrlsrwdrvfyzlptxrbkbwwjuq

The Challenges of Water Management and Governance in Cities

van Leeuwen, Hofman, Driessen, Frijns
2019 Water  
Combined impacts of sea-level rise, river flooding, increased frequency and magnitude of extreme rainfall, heatwaves, water scarcity, water pollution, ageing or lacking infrastructures for water, wastewater  ...  It is concluded that cities require a long-term strategy and a multilevel water governance approach.  ...  who contributed to paper revision and improvement of all published papers.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w11061180 fatcat:i7hzzabnvna6jnitfr47b2efw4

A new analytical tool for a more deliberate implementation of Sustainable Drainage Systems

Marc Gimenez-Maranges, Jürgen Breuste, Angela Hof
2021 Sustainable cities and society  
This paper presents a new analytical tool for a more deliberate qualitative assessment of and guidance for the way Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) are governed and technically implemented.  ...  the provision of a more holistic perspective and direction for further change.  ...  The APRe framework: a tool for a more deliberate assessment and guidance of SuDS implementation?  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.scs.2021.102955 fatcat:tfbjpani3vhyrnvoz4asuyi33y
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