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Water Resilience in Dry Climates

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How can cities in dry climates become self-sufficient in terms of water? California based Dry Lands Institute is creating a digital design tool called Hazel that aims to address just that.

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The technology builds on previous public- and private sector-funded research to maximize low-carbon localized water supply; shape water-smart urban planning, zoning, and building policy; identify key sites for public and private investment; understand system performance in a changing climate; and provide a framework and simplified process design for engineering tasks that are too often fraught with guesswork.

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Full Story: Research roundup: Water resilience in dry climates

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