We talk to water engineer Louise Ellis about the City Water Resilience Approach recently published by the Resilience Shift.
Beautiful Thessaloniki is one of the eight cities that has contributed to the development of the City Water Resilience Approach. Its water resilience programmes also have the challenge of demands from agriculture and energy.
It’s very satisfying to see a number of Resilience Shift projects and activities, that began last year, producing a whole range of outputs this spring.
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
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 […]