ADB Offers Guidance on Urban Water Infrastructure Climate Resilience in China
June 2013: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has released a guidance publication, titled 'Increasing Climate Resilience of Urban Water Infrastructure,' based on a case study from Wuhan City, China. The guidance focuses on answering questions faced by city planners and managers, including: what changes might be caused by climate change?; how will these affect services and utilities?; and what can we do now to prepare for them?
Using Wuhan City, China, as a case study, the guidance describes a practical approach to bridge the gap between theoretical analyses of climate change impacts and the planning decisions that need to be made by city authorities and utility managers to increase climate change resilience of the water sector.
The guidance is divided into two sections, the first focuses on an approach to increasing climate resilience of urban water infrastructure, the second outlines short-term investment opportunities. [ADB Press Release] [Publication: Increasing Climate Change Resilience of Urban Water Infrastructure]