Webinar: Water for Liveable and Resilient Cities
Building water sensitive cities to improve liveability and cope with climate change and population growth.
For the first time in history more than 50% of the world's population live in cities. This creates complex planning and urban design challenges if we want to ensure the protection and health of watercourses and wetlands, mitigate flood risks and create water efficient public spaces. Find out what the City of Salisbury is doing and how they are engaging their community to understand the value of water use in this space, through the Watershed Art Prize.
Date: Thursday, 15 February 2018
Contact: Trevor Pillar firstname.lastname@example.org
Resources: Webcasts and other documents will be available here
Technology & Innovation
16 Feb 2018
From the UN’s Cities Data Booklet:
- In 2016, an estimated 54% of the world’s population lived in urban settlements and is expected to rise to 60% by 2030.
- One in every three people will live in cities with at least half a million inhabitants.
- Small cities are numerous and many are growing rapidly.
- Sustainable urbanisation is key to successful development.
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