Built infrastructure is essential

Muller, M., Biswas, A., Martin-Hurtado, R. and Tortajada, C. (2015) Built infrastructure is essential. Science, 349(6248), pp. 585-586. (doi: 10.1126/science.aac7606) (PMID:26250671)

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Abstract

Built water infrastructure supported the evolution of all human societies and will remain an integral part of socioeconomic development and modernization. Some postindustrial societies not only seek to “preserve” existing aquatic ecosystems in their otherwise transformed landscapes but also insist that others do the same. They suggest that “green infrastructure” can provide “equivalent or similar benefits to conventional (built) ‘gray’ water infrastructure” (1).

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Tortajada, Professor Cecilia and Biswas, Professor Asit K
Authors: Muller, M., Biswas, A., Martin-Hurtado, R., and Tortajada, C.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering
College of Social Sciences > School of Interdisciplinary Studies
Journal Name:Science
Publisher:American Association for the Advancement of Science
ISSN:0036-8075
ISSN (Online):1095-9203

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