Integrated Modelling of Climate Change and Urban Drainage

  • Ashish Shrestha
  • Mukand Singh Babel
  • Sutat Weesakul
Part of the Springer Water book series (SPWA)


Patterns of climate variables are changing under climate change resulting in increased frequency and intensity of extreme events. The implications are thus observed in existing natural and man-made systems. Man-made systems, mainly storm water management systems, are prone to it’s functional failure due to recurrent events of extreme rainfall. Most urban drainage systems designed under stationary climate consideration are operating over capacity well ahead of their design period. There are several approaches and tools available to model climate change and urban drainage. This chapter discusses the integrated approach of climate change and urban drainage modelling to assess the direct implications of climate change on hydraulic performance of urban drainage.


Climate change Mike urban Urban drainage IDFs LARS-WG 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ashish Shrestha
    • 1
  • Mukand Singh Babel
    • 1
  • Sutat Weesakul
    • 1
  1. 1.Asian Institute of TechnologyKlong LuangThailand

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