Approaches to Water Sensitive Urban Design
  • Release Date : 03 October 2018
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Categories : Science
  • Pages : 628 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128128442
  • ISBN 10 : 0128128445
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Synopsis : Approaches to Water Sensitive Urban Design written by Ashok Sharma, published by Woodhead Publishing which was released on 03 October 2018. Download Approaches to Water Sensitive Urban Design Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Approaches to Water Sensitive Urban Design: Potential, Design, Ecological Health, Economics, Policies and Community Perceptions covers all aspects on the implementation of sustainable storm water systems for urban and suburban areas whether they are labeled as WSUD, Low Impact Development (LID), Green Infrastructure (GI), Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS) or the Sponge City Concept. These systems and approaches are becoming an integral part of developing water sensitive cities as they are considered very capable solutions in addressing issues relating to urbanization, climate change and heat island impacts in dealing with storm water issues. The book is based on research conducted in Australia and around the world, bringing in perspectives in an ecosystems approach, a water quality approach, and a sewer based approach to stormwater, all of which are uniquely covered in this single resource. Presents a holistic examination of the current knowledge on WSUD and storm water, including water quality, hydrology, social impacts, economic impacts, ecosystem health, and implementation guidelines Includes additional global approaches to WSUD, including SUDS, LID, GI and the Sponge City Concept Covers the different perspectives from Australia (ecosystem based), the USA (water quality based) and Europe (sewer based) Addresses storm water management during the civil construction stage when much of the ecological damage can be done

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