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The Urbanization Barrier

  • David E. McNabbEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

This chapter looks the way that urban migration is exacerbating present and future water problems. Many areas of the world are unable to keep pace with the growing need to supply their populations with the necessary wastewater collection and treatment facilities. One result of this is heightened pollution from discharging untreated sewage into existing water courses.

Keywords

Urbanization Water scarcity Sanitation infrastructure Waterborne disease Mega cities 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pacific Lutheran UniversityTacomaUSA

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