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Water as Leverage: Stories from Rotterdam to Philadelphia

October 18, 2018
4:00 pmto7:00 pm

Cities are experiencing their rivers as a threat because of flooding, pollution, and land subsidence. Urban nature-based solutions help ensure that water is a competitive advantage. This event will explore insight into challenges, successes, and failures of landscape interventions aimed at flood protection in the city of Rotterdam.

Gain insight in the functioning of urban water management and the link to design and planning with presentations by:

Lena Niel – Urban planner, Deltares
Han Dijk – Partner, POSAD Spatial Strategies
Tim van de Staaij – resilience project manager, Municipality of Rotterdam

Location: Fairmount Water Works, 640 Waterworks Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19130

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