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Urban water cycle as the basis for creating a research agenda for sustainable development

Grant number: 16/50327-4
Support type:Regular Research Grants
Duration: April 01, 2017 - March 31, 2019
Field of knowledge:Engineering - Sanitary Engineering
Cooperation agreement: ATN
Principal Investigator:Daniel Marcos Bonotto
Grantee:Daniel Marcos Bonotto
Principal investigator abroad: Ashantha Goonetilleke
Institution abroad: University of Queensland, Brisbane (UQ), Australia
Home Institution: Instituto de Geociências e Ciências Exatas (IGCE). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Rio Claro. Rio Claro , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:16/03054-2 - Integrated radiometric study in spas from São Paulo and Minas Gerais States, AP.R

Abstract

The proposal aims to bring together highly skilled research teams from São Paulo State University (UNESP) and Queensland University of Technology (QUT) to establish a collaborative partnership in the area of urban water cycle management. The urban water cycle refers to the primary characteristics of demand and use patterns of water for residential, commercial and industrial activities, generation of wastewater and export of stormwater from an urban area in the context of its population and land use and urban form characteristics. The complementary research skills and expertise of the two teams will form the basis for developing a comprehensive research agenda to create new knowledge to underpin innovative solutions to challenges facing Brazil and Australia in the areas of urban water management, water pollution and treatment and water conservation and reuse with particular emphasis on urban stormwater management. The research teams will identify knowledge gaps and research needs across the urban water cycle. The research needs identified, will in turn form the basis for creating the envisaged research agenda for collaboration. (AU)

Articles published in Agência FAPESP about the research grant
Brazilian and Australian researchers estimate the impact of gold panning on the Madeira River 
Articles published in other Midia (1 total):
Garimpo de ouro em minas de aluvião deixa rastro de poluição no rio Madeira 
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