Catalan Water Research Institute research and innovation for the sustainable use of water

Modelling, assessment and decision support for urban water sustainability and resilience

This line of research focuses on the development of tools and methodologies to support the management of urban water systems (UWS). Using mathematical models and knowledge-based systems, this line of research seeks the integration of subsystems such as sewer systems, wastewater treatment plants and receiving water bodies and aims to improve the planning of smart cities and sustainable

Research topics:
• Digitization of the water sector.
• Planning sustainable cities that include solutions based on nature.
• Integrated management of urban waste water systems.


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