Developing countries in Asia face the challenge of rapid urbanization — from 3.9 billion people living in cities today to an estimated 6.3 billion in 2050 — and water infrastructure is unable to keep pace. Increased flooding and heavy pollution loads have negative impacts on public health and the environment. With the aim of contributing to sustainable urban development in Asia by improving water quality and preventing flooding in the region, this project is:
The generated research findings will inform global understanding of urban water environments and contribute to improved policymaking in this area.
2017•11•28 Kuala Lumpur The Asean Post