Resilience of potable water and wastewater networks

Authored by: Max Didier , Simona Esposito , Božidar Stojadinović

Routledge Handbook of Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure

Print publication date:  December  2018
Online publication date:  December  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138306875
eBook ISBN: 9781315142074
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315142074-17

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Abstract

Management of water supply is a key feature of modern societies and communities. A constant and reliable supply of potable water, and evacuation of wastewater, is needed to maintain the health and living standards. Potable water and wastewater systems are vulnerable to environmental stressors and to disasters. They have, for example, been damaged during many past earthquakes.

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