Semi-centralised supply and treatment systems for (fast growing) urban areas.

  title={Semi-centralised supply and treatment systems for (fast growing) urban areas.},
  author={Bernd Weber and Peter Cornel and Max Wagner},
  journal={Water science and technology : a journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research},
  volume={55 1-2},
Mega cities with rapid growth are challenged by two main problems concerning water supply and sanitation. One is water scarcity because local demand exceeds local supply. The other is that the infrastructure for water supply and the collection and treatment of wastewater cannot keep up with the rapid growth of the mega cities. The transfer of conventional centralised water and wastewater systems from industrialised countries to mega cities does not seem appropriate, because of the rapid and… CONTINUE READING