Environmental Systems Analysis of Urban Water Systems

  • Satoshi Ishii
Part of the cSUR-UT Series: Library for Sustainable Urban Regeneration book series (LSUR, volume 2)


Conventionally, urban water systems have been selected to meet water quality standards and to keep the costs of construction low. It has recently become more important, however, to take environmental impacts into consideration when water systems are designed and chosen for a city. In this chapter, water supply systems using groundwater is compared with the existing water supply system in terms of their respective carbon emissions, which are calculated based on four different scenarios of water use.


Groundwater Quality Water Supply System Public Building Life Cycle Approach Urban Water System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Satoshi Ishii
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  1. 1.Department of Urban Engineeringthe University of TokyoTokyoJapan

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