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Emerging approaches to integrated urban water management

Anda, M., Byrne, J., Ho, G., Mathew, K. and Priest, G. (2004) Emerging approaches to integrated urban water management. In: 6th Specialist Conference on Small Water and Wastewater Systems, 11 - 13 February, Fremantle, Western Australia pp. 21-27.


Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM) seeks to extend Water Sensitive Urban Design to a total water cycle approach that includes reuse of wastewaters. This paper investigates the appropriateness of environmental technologies for application at a cluster scale in IUWM. Many environmental technologies are economically or physically unsuited to use on a municipal or unit scale. Cluster scale is a middle ground that will allow such environmental technologies to achieve full potential. The concept of cluster scale and the application of environmental technologies at this scale are discussed along with some examples of suitable technologies.

Publication Type: Conference Paper
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Environmental Science
Publisher: IWA Publishing
Copyright: © 2005 IWA Publishing
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