Water Management in Istanbul

@article{Altinbilek2006WaterMI,
  title={Water Management in Istanbul},
  author={Doğan Altinbilek},
  journal={International Journal of Water Resources Development},
  year={2006},
  volume={22},
  pages={241 - 253}
}
  • Doğan Altinbilek
  • Published 1 June 2006
  • Engineering
  • International Journal of Water Resources Development
This paper presents a study of water management in Istanbul, a megacity with a population of 11.5 million. The population of Istanbul grew at almost twice the overall rate of the whole of Turkey because of a large in-migration. The projected water demand was underestimated and Istanbul experienced severe water shortages in the early 1990s. During the last decade US$ 3.6 billion of investments were made to improve and expand water and wastewater systems. Several large-scale water transmission… 

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