Category Archive: Urban water

Novel Urban Disasters: Insights from the Colorado 100-Year Flood

In September, 2013, the state of Colorado experienced what has been called a “1,000 year flood” that resulted in four deaths and billions of dollars of damage to property and roadways. I was living in Boulder, Colorado at the time, working as a postdoc at the National Center for Atmospheric Research and it was indeed a …

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Movies on urban water

Delft University of Techynology organized an ‘Urban water movie contest’ past month. Participants had to compile a short movie presenting solutions to urban water problems. The winning movie ‘The forgotten cycle’  by Sahana Singh from Singapore is artistically great, and  basically argues that technologies to solve urban water issues are there, but political willingness to undertake action is lacking. The …

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Ph.D. scholarship opportunity – urban water and sustainability transitions

An exciting opportunity for 2 new PhD studentships at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia have become available, focused on sustainability transitions in the urban water sector. With a highly competitive scholarship stiped these PhD projects will be working with a team of leading scholars and other research students at the Monash Centre for Water Sensitive Cities with …

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Water and the city blog

Partners in the European research project Transitions to the Urban Water Services of Tomorrow (or TRUST) are proud to announce the creation of a new blog, dubbed Water and the City. The blog’s purpose is to provide opportunities for the public and professionals to discuss the current condition and future of water services in our …

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