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Urban anti-fragility: the water sector beyond resilience

As water professionals face climate chaos, infrastructure solutions must go beyond resilience, argues Kala Vairavamoorthy. They must become anti-fragile, with systems growing cleaner and...

A Latin lesson on urban water resilience by design

The high levels of urbanisation seen in Latin America illustrate the growing need for ‘resilience by design’ to address the impacts of climate change....

Progressing SuDS in Brazil and India to support urban resilience

A project supported by the UK’s Global Challenges Research Fund is working to progress the use of sustainable urban drainage systems (SuDS) to increase...

The climate resilience role for water safety plans

The use of water safety plans is being extended in response to the growing challenges of climate change. Kizito Masinde, Katharine Cross and Matthew Damons look at...

RESCCUE: a European model for urban climate change resilience planning

Many cities are working towards resilience to better cope with shocks such as those caused by climate change. Marc Velasco, Beniamino Russo, Montse Martínez,...

Five cities chosen to develop water resilience framework

Cities from five continents have been selected to contribute to the development of a global framework for water resilience. The City Water Resilience Framework,...

Five cities to test new water resilience framework

To help cities better prepare for and respond to shocks and stresses to their water system, professional services firm Arup and The Rockefeller Foundation are set to launch...

G7 countries can help farmers access data for building resilience

Access to reliable information, including on changing weather patterns and market conditions, is essential for empowering farmers, especially those in developing countries, according to...

Rethinking investment in urban resilience

By Corinne Trommsdorff, Lisa Andrews, Aparna Sridhar* Cities today face many competing demands. They must ensure enough food and water to sustain growing populations, plan...

How should water professionals invest in resilience?

Nick Michell spoke to leading water experts about how water professionals should prioritise investments to become more resilient "If resilience is the capacity of a...

FEATURED STORY

Unlocking the confluence of diverse people, energy, and ideas

Kala Vairavamoorthy explains how greater efforts to extend geographic diversity will allow IWA to expand its influence and contribute more fully to progress on...

NEWS

EEA cites climate losses across member states

A new briefing from the European Environment Agency (EEA), utilising two database data sources – CATDAT (RiskLayer GmbH) and NatCatSERVICE (Munich Re GmbH) –...