SWITCH: Managing Water for the City of the Future

Managing Water for the City of the Future

1st Scientific Meeting – January 2007

SWITCH - Scientific Meetings

Papers and presentations given during the first SWITCH Scientific Meeting, held in Birmingham, UK:


Theme 1: Urban Water Paradigm Shift

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Integrated Urban Water Management: towards sustainability Peter van der Steen Paper
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Modelling and decision support systems for integrated urban water management Marc Soutter No Paper
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Sustainability Indicators for Assessment of Urban Water Systems: The need for a common ground D.M. Guio-Torres Paper
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Theme 2: Storm Water Management

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Introduction to Theme 2: Stormwater management Mike Revitt No Paper
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Drivers for future urban stormwater management (USWM) Lian Scholes, Bryan Ellis and Michael Revitt Paper
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Long-term uncertainties and potential risks to urban waters in Belo Horizonte Nilo Nascimento, Léo Heller, Márcio Baptista, Pedro Heller, Carlos Chernicharo Paper
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Multicriteria evaluation for urban storm drainage Baptista M., Nascimento N., Castro L. M. A. and Fernandes W. Paper
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Stormwater reuse, why, how and where? Lian Scholes No Paper
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The SWITCH brown roof project, Birmingham UK: rationale and experimental design Adam Bates, Richard Greswell, Rae Mackay, Rossa Donovan and Jon Sadler Paper
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Urban Stormwater Management Demonstration Projects in the Emscher Region H. Sieker, S. Bandermann Paper
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Theme 3: Efficient Water Supply and Use

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Introduction to Theme 3: Sustainable water management improves tomorrow's cities health Sam Kayaga, Ian Smout No Paper
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Are Viruses a Hazard in Waste Water Recharge of Urban Sandstone Aquifers? John Tellam, Michael Riley, Richard Greswell, Rae Mackay, Joanna Renshaw, Michael Rivett, Fernanda Aller, Veronique Durand Paper
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Water Demand Management: a key building block for integrated resources planning for the city of the future Sam Kayaga, Ian Smout Paper
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Theme 4: Waste Water

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Introduction to Theme 4: Water use in sanitation and waste management Adriaan Mels No Paper
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Decentralised wastewater reclamation systems in Beijing – adoption and performance under field conditions Adriaan Mels, Shuji Guo, Chang Zhang, Xiangbin Li, Haoran Wang, Shenghe Liu and Okke Braadbaart Paper
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Elimination of pharmaceuticals from concentrated wastewater K. Kujawa-Roeleveld, G. Zeeman Paper
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Integrative Negotiation & Socialization of CP for SMEs Mónica Sanz, Maarten A. Siebel, Joyeeta Gupta, Pieter van der Zaag Paper
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Theme 5: Urban Water Planning

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Introduction to Theme 5: Urban water environments and planning No Paper
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Inclusion of ecohydrology concept as integral component of systemic in urban water resources management (Łódż, Poland) I. Wagner, K. Izydorczyk, A. Drobniewska, W. Fratczak, I. Zalewski Paper
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Natural attenuation potential of the urban hyporheic zone: Foundational studies to the River Tame dipole field experiments M. Revitt, R. Greswell, R. Mackay, C. Lydon, D. Conran, and P. Ellis Paper
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Planning urban water – dependent livelihood opportunities for the poor in Accra, Ghana Ernest Mensah Abraham, Daan van Rooijen, Olufunke Cofie, Liqa Raschid-Sally Paper
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Theses for the Future of Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) Heike Langenbach, Wiebke Holste and Jochen Eckart Paper
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Theme 6: Governance and Institutions

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Different approaches in analyzing water governance: implications to the case of Belo Horizonte, Brazil Leo Heller Paper
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Financing and Cost Recovery of Innovations in the Urban Water Cycle in Terms of Different Technological and Institutional Options Xiao Liang and Meine Pieter van Dijk Paper
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Governance questions in SWITCH No Paper
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Optimising social inclusion in urban water supply in Ghana K. B. Nyarko, S. N. Odai and K. B. Fosuhene Paper
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Urban policy and institutional change in Belo Horizonte G. Costa, H. Costa, J. Dias No Paper
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