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13:15 - 13:55 9 February 2010

LUNCH HOUR LECTURE: Wet dreams: making urban water systems sustainable

Location

Darwin Lecture Theatre - accessed via Malet Place | Darwin Building (link Map)
access via Malet Place | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public
Admission: Free and open to anyone on a first-come first-served basis. Lectures can also be watched online or downloaded from UCL's iTunesU from 7 days after the event.
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Dr Sarah Bell, UCL Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Eng

Safe and reliable water systems are essential for good public health. Population growth, urban development and climate change are placing pressue on water resources and increasing the risk of flooding. Addressing these challenges will require radical changes in how water is sourced, treated, distributed and used in cities and homes. This lecture will outline new approaches to understanding in cities, highkighting the importance of the relationship between technology and society in achieving sustainability.


Contact

Dan Martin
+44 (0)20 7679 7675 | dan.martin@ucl.ac.uk


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