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Aquatic Habitats in Sustainable Urban Water Management by Iwona Wagner

By Iwona Wagner

Aquatic habitats provide quite a lot of important environment merits to towns and their population. The unsustainable use of aquatic habitats, together with insufficient city water administration itself, although, has a tendency to change and decrease their biodiversity and therewith minimize their skill to supply fresh water, shield us from waterborne illnesses and toxins, maintain city components secure from flooding, and help leisure surroundings companies or even the classy delight in our international. Aquatic Habitats in Sustainable city Water administration –  the results of collaboration among UNESCO’s foreign Hydrological Programme and its guy and the Biosphere Programme – goals at enhancing our figuring out of aquatic habitats, comparable environment items and prone, and conservation and sustainable use – with a different specialize in their integration into city water administration. the 1st a part of this quantity experiences simple innovations and demanding situations in city aquatic habitats, in addition to innovations for his or her administration integration. the second one half examines technical measures with regards to habitats administration and rehabilitation, in addition to their incorporation into city making plans and their function in human wellbeing and fitness. the ultimate half seems at present city aquatic habitat matters and useful ways to fixing them in the course of the lens of case experiences from world wide. city Water sequence - UNESCO-IHP Following from the 6th part of UNESCO’s overseas Hydrological Programme (2002–2007), the city Water sequence – UNESCO-IHP addresses basic matters relating to the position of water in towns and the consequences of urbanization at the hydrological cycle and water assets. targeting the advance of built-in methods to sustainable city water administration, the sequence may still tell the paintings of city water administration practitioners, policy-makers and educators through the global.

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The second part (Chapters 4 to 8) provides the reader with technical measures related to urban water habitats management and rehabilitation, as well as their incorporation into urban planning and their role in human health. Finally, the third part of the book (Chapter 9) gives practical examples of existing UAH issues and possible approaches to solving them, presented in the form of case studies from all over the world. Following the Introduction to Urban Aquatic Habitats Management, Chapter 2 presents a description of urban aquatic habitats and problems and challenges faced in their management in urban areas.

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