The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), UN Environment - DHI Centre and the UNEP DTU Partnership present a new publication: "Climate change adaptation technologies for water", a practitioner's guide to adaptation technologies for increased water sector resilience.
The publication includes 102 adaptation technologies for building resilience to climate change induced hazards in the water sector. It provides a comprehensive overview of specific water adaptation technologies and techniques that address challenges resulting from climate change and help to build adaptive capacity. Water technologies are divided into six parts categorized according to six climate change challenges they address: climate risks and uncertainty; too little water; too much water; water pollution; sea level rise; disaster preparedness.
The cornerstone of this guide is the water adaptation technology taxonomy, systematizing the most pressing climate change challenges in water sector, and their corresponding water adaptation technologies.
The publication also includes an introduction to several approaches to selection and prioritization of adaptation technologies.