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An article that introduces this course about stormwater management in a changing climate.

Welcome to the course!

Urban areas around the world are faced with the challenge of managing stormwater in a safe and sustainable way.

Flooding problems are a particular concern in urban areas since flooding can result in major consequences. At the same time, urbanization increases the chance of flooding, because it modifies the natural water cycle. The issue of dealing with stormwater is increasingly important, since more and more people live in cities worldwide, and in many areas around the globe, climate change is expected to lead to more intense rainfall.

The course aims to explore the question:

How can we meet this challenge in the coming decades?

This course gives an introduction to modern urban stormwater management throughout three weeks of content.

In the next step you will meet the teachers behind the course.

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Urban Stormwater Management in a Changing Climate

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