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This article provides an overview and summary for the entire American continent and parts of the Caribbean of the challenges of managing and supplying water in urban areas of the Americas. Further, it identifies specific directions for action to address many of these challenges.
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Why is it important?
As the Americas become increasingly urbanized, the challenges of providing water supplies for domestic and industrial uses continue to multiply in number and difficulty. Similarly, the problems of collecting, treating, and managing wastewater grows in magnitude and presents their own special challenges. This article provides an overview and summary of these challenges of the the entire American continent and parts of the Caribbean and identifies directions for action to address many of them.
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This page is a summary of: The Challenges of Managing the Urban Waters of the Americas, Environment Science and Policy for Sustainable Development, February 2020, Taylor & Francis,
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