Tech Talk 6: Urban Flooding and Public Health

Will intentional flooding of recreational green areas make you ill?

The drainage system of a city often carries both rainwater and human waste water. That poses a health risk in the event of extreme rain: The drainage systems will be overwhelmed, resulting in urban flooding; and the public will be at risk of getting infected by pathogens in the contaminated water. How can cities manage extreme rain events while minimising health risks?

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