Characterization of urban water use and performance evaluation of conservation practices using the Integrated Urban Water Model in São Paulo, Brazil
Increasing urban population around the globe has intensified the need for water, food and energy. The residential sector is responsible for the highest water use in urban settings. Understanding the factors affecting water use helps to improve management strategies, incentivize conservation practices, develop public educational events, feed demand forecasting models and support policy creation. Modelling urban water demand in the long-term is a complex process because of incorporation of multiple dynamic components in the urban-environment system. The Integrated Urban Water Model – IUWM – offers ...
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Batista, Giovana das Gracas
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Characterization of urban water use and water demand forecasting using the Integrated Urban Water Model in Sao Paulo, Brazil Contributor:Batista, Giovana; Arabi, Mazdak; Sharvelle, Sybil; Dozier, Andre
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