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Water Sustainability Template

This template is a roadmap for sustainable urban water management. It will help cities know where they stand in terms of sustainable practices, and how they need to proceed with their water resources. It aims to help civic bodies to recognize their strengths and areas of improvement, enabling greater efficiency and constructive results.

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Sustainable Urban Water Management: Rainwater Harvesting and Decentralised Wastewater Treatment

The increase in urbanisation has led to increase in the fresh water demand along with wastewater generation. The current water crisis is attributed to mismanagement of water resources and emphasis on the energy as well as resource intensive centralised urban water management. Need is, for the practitioners and user communities, to implement sustainable and affordable decentralised water management practices. This short term five day course will focus on – designing rainwater harvesting (RWH) and decentralised wastewater treatment (DWWT) systems including local reuse.