Water lies at the heart of the historical development of Greater Manchester, which recently piloted the City Water Resilience Framework, and water-related hazards pose a serious risk.
Building resilience of critical infrastructure requires decision makers working in different industry sectors to understand ‘what’ can be done, ‘why’ it should be done, and ‘how’ to put it into practice. Our work to date has told us that key stakeholders are often either unaware of the value that resilience can bring or are constrained […]
February’s activities were wide ranging but inter-connected: ‘It’s essential to focus not only on the resilience of the technical system, but also on the people who are an integral part of the system.’
In this guest blog, Chris Hughes, drought specialist, discusses some of the ways cities might better prepare for drought and resilience to water scarcity.
Hosted by Resilient Cape Town and 100 Resilient Cities, this event will take a deep dive to explore the impacts of drought on the resilience of the water system of Cape Town, as well as the resilience of the city, aiming to drive innovation and thought leadership in response to drought and water security challenges.