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Urban Water Journal
Urban Water Journal provides a forum for the research and professional communities dealing with water systems in the urban environment, directly contributing to the furtherance of sustainable development. Particular emphasis is placed on the analysis of interrelationships and interactions between the individual water systems, urban water bodies and the wider environment. The Journal encourages the adoption of an integrated approach to solve the numerous problems associated with sustainable urban water management.
Urban Water Journal focuses on the water-related infrastructure in the city; namely potable water supply, treatment and distribution; wastewater collection, treatment and environmental return; storm drainage and urban flood management. Specific topics of interest include:
• network design, management, operation and rehabilitation;
• potable and wastewater treatment when considered within an integrated perspective;
• demand management and water efficiency, water recycling and source control;
• stormwater management, urban flood risk and resilience;
• monitoring, utilisation and management of urban water bodies including groundwater
• water-sensitive planning and design (including analysis of interactions of the urban water cycle with city planning and green infrastructure);
• data needs, acquisition and processing, knowledge discovery, quantification and management of uncertainty, smart technologies;
• decision-support and informatic tools;
• socio-economic aspects of urban water management;
• innovative solutions to water challenges in both the developed and the developing world.
The readership of Urban Water Journal consists of international specialists in water and environmental science and engineering, and other relevant disciplines associated with urban infrastructure and the environment.