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Twenty-first century urban water management: the imperative for holistic and cross-disciplinary approach

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A symbiotic relationship exists between simultaneous urban development and population growth. Consequences of this relationship have caused deterioration of natural water resources and a continuous need for expansion of urban water infrastructure. In this article, authors discuss the impact of accelerated urbanization on water resources in the twentieth century and the imperatives for holistic and cross-disciplinary approach in water management to meet the twenty-first century quality of life goals. Impediments to futuristic urban water management are also discussed.

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Younos, T., Lee, J. & Parece, T. Twenty-first century urban water management: the imperative for holistic and cross-disciplinary approach. J Environ Stud Sci 9, 90–95 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13412-018-0524-3

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