Urban stormwater management: a comparison between the british and the italian approaches

Author/s Riccardo Pasi, Vittore Negretto, Francesco Musco
Publishing Year 2019 Issue 2019/125 Language Italian
Pages 21 P. 120-140 File size 186 KB
DOI 10.3280/ASUR2019-125006
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Urban adaptation to climate change asks for a more careful stormwater drainage design and management. In Italy, in those Regions where some stormwater regulation has been enforced, the common approach is built on the concept of ‘hydraulic invariance’. Based on the British urban runoff management policies, the paper identifies some key principles and criteria allowing for a wider implementation of sustainable and resilient urban drainage systems.

Keywords: Hydraulic invariance; adaptation; climate change; SUDS; flood risk

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Riccardo Pasi, Vittore Negretto, Francesco Musco, Diversi approcci al drenaggio urbano sostenibile: un confronto tra il contesto normativo inglese e quello italiano in "ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI" 125/2019, pp 120-140, DOI: 10.3280/ASUR2019-125006