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Politecnico di Milano

Sustainable Urban Water Systems

Politecnico di Milano via Coursera


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The MOOC “Sustainable Urban Water Systems” aims to provide knowledge about modern and sustainable solutions for urban water management in water-sensitive cities. The focus is on stormwater control and water supply strategies for the mitigation of effects on the water cycles due to human settlements and climate change. In particular, the integration of Nature-based Solutions (NbS) into urban drainage systems, the use of alternative water resources, and the reduction of losses and waste, make cities more resilient and add benefits to both the environment and community.


  • Introduction to the course
  • The Water Cycle in Urban Areas: Natural Processes and Human Activities
  • Water Sensitive Cities: Increasing Resilience to Evolutionary Risks
  • Sustainable Water Supply Strategies

Taught by

Anita Raimondi



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