Related to our work on tools and approaches, we want to understand where city scale models fit in to changing resilience in practice, and what the gaps are between theory and practice. The third of the Technical Advisory Group’s round-table series for the Resilience Shift took place on the 24 and 25 January 2019 at […]
With 90% of the city below high-tide level, Kingston-Upon-Hull in the United Kingdom is used to taking a lead on water resilience.
Louise Ellis, Project Leader for the Resilience Shift’s work on water governance and the City Water Resilience Approach, says water resilience is critical for everyone.
The City Water Resilience Approach is a five-step approach and suite of resources to collaboratively build resilience to local water challenges
With cities worldwide expected to grow an estimated 2 billion residents by 2050, there is an urgent need for urban water management that ensures consistent, adequate and high-quality water services for all. However, the scale and complexity of this need presents new challenges to decision-makers in government, civil society and the private sector. The City […]
Global water crises—from flooding to drought—are one of the biggest threats facing the planet over the next decade. As the world’s urban population grows larger, resilient urban water management will be critical to ensuring safe, healthy and prosperous cities. The City Water Resilience Approach (CWRA) helps cities build the capacity of urban water systems to […]
Between Monday 5 – Friday 9 November 2019, 22 water and resilience practitioners from 19 global organisations convened at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Centre at Lake Como for a Forum on ‘Improving city water resilience.’ The Forum was convened by Resolute Development Solutions representing The Resilience Shift, Arup, and the Netherlands’ Special Envoy for Water […]
Part of The City Water Resilience Approach