Building water resilience involves everyone in the community. Martin Shouler introduces us to the 50L Home Coalition tackling urban water resilience through reducing demand for domestic water, and inspired by Cape Town Day Zero’s demand reduction.
The next steps for the adoption of the City Water Resilience Approach (CWRA) start as 40 participants join workshops in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to engage city stakeholders in assessing the water resilience risks the City faces.
Juliet Mian looks back over highlights from the last quarter and at what we have learned together, with a reminder that there is no silver bullet when it comes to resilience.
Next steps for our support of the City Water Resilience Approach (CWRA) to build urban water resilience, with plans to roll out to 3 city-regions in Africa in partnership with the Resilient Cities Network and Arup, as part of the WRI’s Urban Water Resilience in Africa Initiative.
Juliet Mian reflects on the start of 2020 and shares some new resources – our learning modules on Cape Town: Day Zero can help everyone to learn from crisis, while a case study from India illustrates what good looks like, and how the journey towards more resilient infrastructure can also help to tackle poverty.
We are sharing a platform with the Water as Leverage for Resilient Cities Asia programme at this year’s World Urban Forum. We ask them more about their international collaborative approach for local climate adaptation action.
The Water Resilience Profiles for the City of Cape Town and Greater Miami and the Beaches are now published providing an opportunity to see how they have used the City Water Resilience Approach to build the resilience of their water systems.
The aim of the City Water Resilience Approach (CWRA) is to embed urban water resilience into water systems in a way that best fits a City’s unique context. The first cities to implement the Approach and develop water resilience profiles and action plans are the cities of Cape Town and Greater Miami and the Beaches. […]