Climate Resilient Cities: Water Security

  • Yongying TianEmail author
Part of the Research Series on the Chinese Dream and China’s Development Path book series (RSCDCDP)


A well-function urban water security system is central to a climate resilient city. This paper examines problem identification, systematic planning, policy implementation and coordination mechanisms related to water security and offers policy recommendations for the development of a climate resilient urban water security system. Such recommendations include promoting water conservation practices, building sponge cities, and updating urban planning and building standards.


Climate change Climate resilient cities Urban water security systems 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center of Science and Technology & Industrialization Development, The Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural DevelopmentBeijingChina

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