I. Historic Paradigms of Urban Water/Stormwater/Wastewater Management and Drivers for Change

  1. Vladimir Novotny,
  2. Jack Ahern and
  3. Paul Brown

Published Online: 9 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470949962.ch1

Water Centric Sustainable Communities: Planning, Retrofitting, and Building the Next Urban Environment

Water Centric Sustainable Communities: Planning, Retrofitting, and Building the Next Urban Environment

How to Cite

Novotny, V., Ahern, J. and Brown, P. (2010) Historic Paradigms of Urban Water/Stormwater/Wastewater Management and Drivers for Change, in Water Centric Sustainable Communities: Planning, Retrofitting, and Building the Next Urban Environment, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470949962.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 22 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470476086

Online ISBN: 9780470949962

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Keywords:

  • urban water;
  • automobile use;
  • population increases;
  • water scarcity;
  • greenhouse emissions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Historic Paradigms: From Ancient Cities to the 20th Century

  • Drivers for Change towards Sustainability

  • The 21st Century and Beyond