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Ana Arahuetes Hidalgo published an article in June 2018.
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Laura Grant

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Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management; London UK

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Article 0 Reads 0 Citations Adaptation Strategies of the Hydrosocial Cycles in the Mediterranean Region Ana Arahuetes, María Hernández, Antonio M. Rico Published: 15 June 2018
Water, doi: 10.3390/w10060790
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The Spanish Mediterranean region has been affected by several factors over the years (climatic conditions of aridity, high water demands, rapid and intense urban and population growth, climate change), that have generated a negative water balance whereby water resources are unable to meet the demand. Diversifying supply sources by resorting to new resources has been a necessity that has stimulated the expansion and integration of non-conventional water sources (desalination and reuse of reclaimed water) and sustainable solutions. The aim of this paper is to evaluate the adaptation strategies that have been developed in Alicante, Benidorm and Torrevieja in order to adjust their hydrosocial cycles to development and future scenarios. The theoretical analysis developed in this paper is corroborated by the study of the hydrosocial cycle evolution of three cities in the southeast of Spain, and the adaptive measures that the different stakeholders involved in the cycle have developed in each of them. The input and output of the systems are accounted for with information provided by the management companies in each of the phases (urban consumption; treated, reused and desalinated volumes), which highlight how the diversification of resources and the incorporation of non-conventional resources have been essential for adaptation.
Article 0 Reads 1 Citation State of SuDS delivery in the United Kingdom Peter Melville-Shreeve, Sarah Cotterill, Laura Grant, Ana Ar... Published: 30 August 2017
Water and Environment Journal, doi: 10.1111/wej.12283
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