Identifying success factors in urban surface BMP implementation: mission impossible?

Ellis, John Bryan and Green, Colin H. and Revitt, D. Mike (2010) Identifying success factors in urban surface BMP implementation: mission impossible? In: NovaTech 2010, 7th International Conference on Sustainable Techniques and Strategies in Urban Water Management, 27 June-1 July 2010, Lyon, France. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The design and planning of structural and, to a lesser extent, non-structural controls for attenuating urban surface runoff and associated pollutant loadings is now well established but their implementation varies according to scale of application and from country to country. The prime success factors driving the implementation of successful urban stormwater management controls are examined together with the problems and opportunities arising from the shift from single, centralised organisational implementation to multi-stakeholder engagement process and actions. Governance is identified as a priority issue with varying hierarchical levels for stakeholder and governance processes contributing to the attainment of sustainable urban stormwater management. The relevance of achieving interaction between these levels to obtain the most appropriate drainage options is discussed through the application and integration of ‘individual’, ‘competitive’, ‘cooperative’, ‘collaborative’ and ‘coordination’ approaches.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Research Areas:School of Science and Technology > Natural Sciences
ID Code:6503
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