Responding to flood risk in China

Posted on 26th February 2013

Professor Jim Hall, Director of the Environmental Change Institute, has jointly edited a special issue of the Journal of Flood Risk Management, which presents important lessons learned from a flood risk management project in China.

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Simon Dadson wins grant to study the impacts of urbanisation on water security in the Thames

Posted on 19th February 2013

Dr. Simon Dadson from the School of Geography and the Environment has been awarded a £160k NERC grant for a project which aims to advance understanding of the fine-scale impacts of urbanisation on water resources and pollution in the Thames river basin.

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Integrated Urban Water Management – lessons and recommendations from around the world

Posted on 12th February 2013

Alvar Closas, a DPhil candidate at the School of Geography and the Environment is lead author of a World Bank publication on Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM). The report reviews a number of IUWM initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe, Central Asia and sub-Saharan Africa

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Collaboration with Chinese Government and WWF identifies best practice for drought management

Posted on 5th February 2013

Paul Sayers is working with the Chinese Government and WWF to identify world best practice for risk-based drought planning and management. He will present findings at the Asian Water Week 2013 to be held on 13-15 March in Manila, Phillipines.

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