Localizing the New Urban Agenda and SDGs in Southeast Asia’s fast-growing cities and peri-urban areas

The PolyUrbanWaters project is developing and demonstrating practice-relevant tools that enable municipalities to implement polycentric approaches for urban development and integrated, cross-sectoral water management. The aim: new models for water-sensitive, sustainable and inclusive development that meet the localized needs and realities of urban areas.

Save the date! 24-25 March 2021: First PolyUrbanWaters international conference
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retention pond
water treatment plant
waterway in residential area
on-site sanitation
tree farm

Supporting cities, progressing holistic urban development

Through practice-oriented field study and the exchange of good practices, PolyUrbanWaters (also known as “Polyurb” or “Polyurbwater”) is supporting pilot cities in Southeast Asia to develop their capacities for strategic urban planning that incorporates polycentric management of urban waters.


Project Updates

First International PolyUrbanWaters Conference: 24-25 March 2021

15 February 2021
First international conference organized by the PolyUrbanWaters research and project network (24-25 March 2021)

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Water Security and Climate Change Conference 2

12 February 2021
Meet PolyUrbanWaters at the 2021 Water Security and Climate Change Conference

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Announcement: Four more years of funding for PolyUrbanWaters

10 February 2021
PolyUrbanWaters gets the green light for research and development

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