Integrated Urban Water Cycle Management: moving towards Systems Understanding

Written by peter@uwcs.com.au

January 7, 2004

IWCM

The infrastructure costs, water quality and environmental concerns associated with continuing with the current urban water cycle paradigm are increasing to unsustainable levels. It is argued that a systems approach is required to understand and hence find optimum solutions for urban water cycle management that includes decentralized approaches used to supplement to current centralized management methods.

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Dr Peter Coombes

Dr Coombes has spent more than 30 years dedicated to the development of systems understanding of the urban, rural and natural water cycles with a view to finding optimum solutions for the sustainable use of ecosystem services, provision of infrastructure and urban planning.

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