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Urban Rivers Our Inheritance and Futures

Edited By: G Petts, J Heathcote and D Martin
117 pages, Col photos, b/w photos, col illus, bw illus, figs, tabs, maps
Publisher: IWA Publishing
Urban Rivers
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Provides an illustrated overview of the effects of urbanisation on the aquatic environment, potential solutions to the resulting problems, and new opportunities for the regeneration of urban streams and rivers, of land along their corridors and adjacent urban areas.


PROBLEMS AND OPPORTUNITIES Our Inheritance Industrialisation A Change of Heart The Future. SETTING THE SCENE Natural Rivers: The natural water cycle; Living rivers; From prehistory to the modern day The Catchment Today: Demands for water; Floods; Pollution from fields; Acid attack; Damage to wildlife Urban Rivers: The fall and rise of London's river; Reclamation of the marshes; Improved sanitation; The solution: transfer the problem downstream; The river dies; Towards recovery. URBAN AREAS TODAY: PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS The Urban Water Cycle: Urban water pollution: The treatment of domestic waste water; Industrial waste waters; Industrial waste water treatment; Diffuse pollution; Green spaces in urban areas; Contaminated land; Wrong connections New Stresses on Urban Rivers: Increased flood risks; Local flooding; Large river flooding; Aesthetics, amenity and nature conservation; Returning river corridors to nature; Project Kingfisher, River Cole; Sustaining biodiversity; Water works and nature conservation; Advancing corridor restoration. SUSTAINABLE URBAN RIVERS Planning for the Environment River Flood Plains Planning in Practice: Tyneside and Wear side; The Medway Riverside Public Participation Catchment Planning Setting Standards Regulation: Points of control Reporting back to the Public - Access to Information The Mersey Basin - Integrated management in Action. HALLENGES FOR URBAN REVIVAL Opportunities for Revival: Waterfront regeneration; Making the best use of river corridors; The role of science and technology; An uncertain future The International Perspective. Bibliography.

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Edited By: G Petts, J Heathcote and D Martin
117 pages, Col photos, b/w photos, col illus, bw illus, figs, tabs, maps
Publisher: IWA Publishing
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