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Dr Kirsty Carden

Current research related to Future Water

  • Water Sensitive Design Community of Practice programme – 5 year WRC project
  • Using a diagnostic indicator assessment to understand sustainability transitions towards Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) in the City of Cape Town (Boipelo Madonsela)
  • Developing greywater resource guidelines for South Africa
  • Understanding the drivers for, and barriers to, the implementation of WSD in South Africa (David Ellis)
  • Enabling a community of practice: network dynamics in building a water sensitive practice (Andrew Bennett)
  • Socio-hydrological assessment of responses to water scarcity in the Western Cape


Potential Future Water collaborative research

  • Research into the governance processes that need to be established to implement WSD
  • Sustainability transitions and the attainment of the SDGs
  • Benchmarking cities’ responses to water scarcity and their ability to transition to water sensitivity

See Kirsty present at the 2017 Future Water Symposium.