The City Upstream and Down: How Integrated Water Management Can Help Cities Thrive

2016

By: American Rivers

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Integrated Water Resource Management

The report introduces and defines the concept of integrated water management and addresses reasons for cities and utilities to pursue implementation of integrated water management approaches. It provides practical guidance on actions that can be taken at utility, city, and watershed scale to implement integrated water management approaches and improve integration and efficiency across local agencies, as well as to achieve environmental, economic, and quality of life co-benefits.