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Stormy waters—managing urban flooding in the Middle East

January 15, 2016

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By Babak Bozorgy

Utilities Middle East discusses how regional governments and engineers are working together to create resilience to surface water flooding.

Many picture the Middle East as an arid environment with little water, but intense rains, climate change and rapid urbanization presents regional governments with a unique challenge.

Stantec’s (formally MWH) regional water resources lead, Babak Bozorgy, describes a range of approaches being taken to tackle the issue.  From major capital investments, to policy that embraces water sensitive urban design the ultimate aim is to safeguard communities from the impacts of urban flooding,  and protect the environment.

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    Babak believes that sustainable and resilient urban communities can be achieved, but it takes true innovation and world-class technology.

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