About half of the world’s population lives in urban areas today, and this is expected to increase. The growth of urban areas represents an enormous challenge: Urbanization increases both water demand and the area of impervious surfaces – highways, pavements, roofs, parking lots etc. Coupled with the impacts of climate change, this has an impact on water availability, flood protection and stormwater run-off.
Learn more in the guide:
- Flood Protection
- Water Availabilty
- Urban Hydrology Monitoring
- Common Resources & interesting Links