Retrofitting urban drainage infrastructure: green or grey?



Dolowitz, David Peter ORCID: 0000-0002-3469-2362, Bell, Sarah and Keeley, Melissa
(2018) Retrofitting urban drainage infrastructure: green or grey? URBAN WATER JOURNAL, 15 (1). pp. 83-91.

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Abstract

This paper explores the approaches that London, Glasgow, Washington DC and Philadelphia have taken in responding to urban stormwater and combined sewer overflows challenges. In brief, London has begun construction of a large interceptor tunnel with relatively little attention yet paid to green infrastructure, Philadelphia is pursuing green infrastructure based approaches, and Washington DC and Glasgow are implementing a combination of solutions. The cases illustrate that a diversity of responses are emerging to a common environmental problem in cities around the world.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Stormwater runoff, green infrastructure, CSO, gray infrastructure, LID, SUDS
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2018 09:33
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2023 01:13
DOI: 10.1080/1573062X.2017.1396352
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URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/3028143