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Future City

Urban Water Management for Future Cities

Technical and Institutional Aspects from Chinese and German Perspective

Editors: Koester, Stephan, Moritz, Reese, Zuo, Jiane (Eds.)

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  • Offers a platform to understanding China featured urban water management challenges
  • Provides lessons and inspiring experiences for other fast-developing countries, via comprehensively analyzing China urban water issues
  • Raises awareness in interdisciplinary/cross-boundary/international cooperation on handling the complex urban water management challenges
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This book features expert contributions on key sustainability aspects of urban water management in Chinese agglomerations. Both technical and institutional pathways to sustainable urban water management are developed on the basis of a broad, interdisciplinary problem analysis.

About the authors

Stephan Köster, Prof. Dr. ing., is head of the Institute of Sanitary Engineering and Waste Management at Leibniz Universität Hannover (Germany). He has held the Chair of Urban Water Management since April 2016. Köster studied Civil Engineering at RWTH Aachen University. Following his studies, he worked for several years in an engineering company, primarily in projects of international cooperation for sustainable development. He returned to RWTH Aachen University in 2000 and received his doctorate in 2004. In the year 2011 Köster joined the Hamburg University of Technology as professor, after seven years as head engineer of the Institute of Sanitary Engineering of RWTH Aachen University.

Moritz Reese, Dr. iur., is senior researcher at the Department for Enviornmental & Planning Law of the Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research (UFZ) in Leipzig, Germany. He is also Co-Speaker of the Governance Division of the Center for Advanced Water Research (CAWR), chairman of the European Environmental Law Forum  (EELF), editor in chief of the Journal for European Environmental & Planning Law (JEEPL), member of the editorial board of the German Journal for Environmental Law (Zeitschrift für Umweltrecht) and German rapporteur to the European Water Law Network. Since joining the Helmholtz Centre in 2008, Dr. Reese has focussed on research and consultancy in the fields of water governance, urban development and climate adaptation.

Jiane Zuo, Ph.D, is a professor and former vice-dean of the School of Environment at Tsinghua University. His research focuses on anaerobic biotechnology for organic wastewater and solid waste treatment and biogas recovery. Another important field of research is rain water collection and pollution control including sewer system evaluation and maintenance. Dr. Zuo got his bachelor degree from the Department of Environmental Engineering, Tsinghua University in 1991, got his master degree and Ph D degree from the Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University in 1996. He became a teacher at Tsinghua in 1995. In 2004 he was appointed full professor at the Tsinghua University. For years, he has been leading many research projects, including the Mega Water Project in Tongzhou, which serves the demonstration implementation of the Sponge-City concept in Beijing.

Table of contents (24 chapters)

Table of contents (24 chapters)
  • Urban Stormwater Management and Sponge City Concept in China

    Pages 3-11

    Che, Wu (et al.)

  • Maintenance and Safety of Sponge City Infrastructure

    Pages 13-55

    Köster, Stephan

  • Future-oriented Strategic Planning of Wastewater Treatment Plants

    Pages 57-68

    Manig, Nina (et al.)

  • Urban Drinking Water Challenges and Solutions: Energy Nexus

    Pages 71-89

    Smith, Kate (et al.)

  • Fostering Water Treatment in Eutrophic Areas: Innovative Water Quality Monitoring, and Technologies Mitigating Taste & Odor Problems Demonstrated at Tai Hu

    Pages 91-110

    Küppers, Stephan (et al.)

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eBook $139.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-01488-9
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $179.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-01487-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Urban Water Management for Future Cities
Book Subtitle
Technical and Institutional Aspects from Chinese and German Perspective
Editors
  • Stephan Koester
  • Reese Moritz
  • Jiane Zuo
Series Title
Future City
Series Volume
12
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-01488-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-01488-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-01487-2
Series ISSN
1876-0899
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 499
Number of Illustrations
55 b/w illustrations, 106 illustrations in colour
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