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A guide for policy makers

Where to be in 2050? How to facilitate change towards sustainable urban water services? Policy makers are challenged with rising and emerging change pressures on traditional urban water management practices and infrastructures. Changing social, economic and environmental patterns affect the urban water services of tomorrow – the backbone of our society.

 

This guide provides information and assistance for shaping the transition towards the described, desirable urban water futures by addressing visioning, lock-in effects, tools to measure the current state of sustainability, principles of resilience, flexibility and adaptivity in terms of urban water systems and the five dimensions of urban water cycle services (UWCS) sustainability, regarding future pressures and trends about climate change, population growth and changing water demand, among others.

 

Informed policy makers drive the transition process The Policy Guidance Material (PGM) of trust is intended to provide policy makers with information and assistance for shaping the transition towards sustainable urban water services of tomorrow. Where to be in 2050? How to facilitate change towards sustainable urban water service? The Policy Guidance Material (PGM) of TRUST provides information and assistance for shaping the transition towards sustainable urban water services of tomorrow for policy makers and public decision makers, addressing visioning, lock-in effects, tools to measure the current state of sustainability, principles of resilience, flexibility and adaptivity in terms of urban water systems and the five dimensions of urban water cycle services (UWCS) sustainability, regarding future pressures and trends about climate change, population growth and changing water demand, among others. This guide is the basis for the policy guidance material by TRUST that is going to be released soon. Download the guide for free here or find it in the open access repository.

 

 


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