The Resilience Shift will be presenting the City Water Resilience Approach and the OurWater digital governance tool.
The Resilience Shift will be presenting the City Water Resilience Approach and the OurWater tool.
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 […]
The City Water Resilience Approach (CWRA) helps cities build the capacity of urban water systems to endure, adapt and transform in the face of new challenges for the benefit of all city residents. It has been developed to guide decisions by a range of stakeholders including government, private sector, academic and civil society actors. Ultimately, […]
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 […]
OurWater has been developed to address the growing need for tools that can help cities share information between different stakeholders and visualize complex interactions. This goal of understanding the city’s water landscape is one critical element of moving towards the goal of building cities’ capacity to endure, adapt and transform in the face of water […]