Urban Water Systems and Sustainable Water Management with Newsha Ajami

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Newsha Ajami, Director of Urban Water Policy at Stanford and a Research Engineer for Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, engages in a wide-ranging discussion about her interdisciplinary approach to urban water systems and sustainable water management. Newsha meshes water, legislative, energy, and urban perspectives into her approach to sustainable urban water management.

In this session, you’ll learn about:

  • Newsha’s interdisciplinary approach to urban water systems and sustainable water management
  • Water policy in the legislative process
  • Alternative water supplies
  • Invasive species and their impact on water policy issues
  • Newsha’s 2 pillars of sustainable water management
  • The impact of climate change on water systems
  • The convergence of utilities into the OneWater and circular economies
  • Nature as an ally in water resource management

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