Urban Water Management for Future Cities

Technical and Institutional Aspects from Chinese and German Perspective

  • Stephan Köster
  • Moritz Reese
  • Jian'e Zuo

Part of the Future City book series (FUCI, volume 12)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Innovative Technologies and Implementation: Urban Planning and Urban Water Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Nina Manig, Maike Beier, Karl-Heinz Rosenwinkel
      Pages 57-68
  3. Innovative Technologies and Implementation: Drinking Water Supply

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. Kate Smith, Ying Liu, Shuming Liu
      Pages 71-89
    3. Stephan Küppers, Tim aus der Beek, Wenhai Chu, Bingzhi Dong, Anna Dahlhaus, Henner Hollert et al.
      Pages 91-110
  4. Innovative Technologies and Implementation: Urban Drainage and Rainwater Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 111-111
    2. Fangfang Zhao, Regina Haußmann, Johannes Pinnekamp
      Pages 113-133
    3. Marc Illgen, Holger Ackermann
      Pages 173-193
    4. Jian’e Zuo, Xiangyang Ye, Xiaoqing Hu, Zhonghan Yu
      Pages 195-231
  5. Innovative Technologies and Implementation: Wastewater Disposal

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 233-233
  6. Urban Water Governance: Overarching and Methodological Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 247-247
    2. Martin Grambow, Markus Disse, Ke Chen, Hannah Patalong, Hans-Dietrich Uhl
      Pages 283-301
    3. Meiyue Zhou, Stephan Köster, Jian’e Zuo, Wu Che, Xianping Wang
      Pages 303-329
  7. Urban Water Governance: Regulatory and Organizational Framework

  8. Urban Water Governance: Economics and Finance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 403-403
    2. Liping Dai, Tianbao Qin
      Pages 429-443
    3. Guo-jun Song, Wen-cheng Gao
      Pages 459-471
    4. Volker Meyer, Reimund Schwarze
      Pages 473-495
  9. Stephan Köster, Moritz Reese, Jian’e Zuo
    Pages C1-C1
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 497-499

About this book


This book features expert contributions on key sustainability aspects of urban water management in Chinese agglomerations. Both technical and institutional pathways to sustainable urban water management are developed on the basis of a broad, interdisciplinary problem analysis.


urban pluvial flooding Sino-German Mega Water Project (SIGN) sustainable water infrastructure mega cities Chinese agglomerations

Editors and affiliations

  • Stephan Köster
    • 1
  • Moritz Reese
    • 2
  • Jian'e Zuo
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Sanitary Engineering and Waste ManagementLeibniz University HannoverHanoverGermany
  2. 2.Department of Environmental and Planning LawHelmholtz Centre for Environmental ResearchLeipzigGermany
  3. 3.Dep of Env Science and EngrTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-01487-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-01488-9
  • Series Print ISSN 1876-0899
  • Series Online ISSN 1876-0880
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