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  • SWH Working Paper 26
    Forssberg, Brita, Per-Arne Malmqvist, and Helene Sörelius. "Process of change: Successful implementation of good water management practices in six cities." In Water in the sustainable city. Stockholm: Stockholm International Water Institute, SIWI, 2016.

    Cities worldwide are facing growing challenges in storm water management. This working paper compiles experiences from Copenhagen, Dordrecht, Hamburg, London, New York and Seattle, based on interviews and a conference held in Gothenburg, Sweden in November 2014.


  • Urban Sanitation
    Urban Sanitation In Compendium of Global Good Practices. New Delhi: National Institute of Urban Affairs, 2015.

    In an effort to fill the critical knowledge gaps for efficient service delivery in Indian cities, a number of good practices from across the globe have been compiled to address specific issues in the areas of water supply, sanitation, solid waste management, urban mobility, and the incorporation...

  • NYC Green Infrastructure Plan
    Green Infrastructure Annual Report 2016
    NYC Green Infrastructure Plan: A Sustainable Strategy for Clean Waterways. New York City: NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), 2012.

    New York City’s efforts to improve water quality are a critical part of PlaNYC, Mayor Bloomberg’s blueprint for a greener, greater city. Already the Harbor is cleaner than it has been in over 100 years, and millions of people enjoy the City’s waterfront and waterways every year, thanks in part...

  • Green Infrastructure
    Green Infrastructure: Managing Storm Water in NYC In Green Infrastructure Education Module. New York City: NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).

    About NYC Department of Environmnetal Protection:

    The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) protects public health and the environment by supplying clean drinking water, collecting and treating wastewater, and reducing air, noise, and hazardous...