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Adaptive Planning: A Resilience Model for Communities

Authors: Rachel Duncan, Steve Hunter, Tyler Christoff, John Rehring, Beorn Courtney

AWWA Journal, July/August 2023

Shifting climate trends and other environmental conditions are threatening water supplies in communities across the United States, putting pressure on water providers to adapt through alternative supply sources and resilience strategies to help long-term sustainability. Read about how the city of Aspen, Colorado used integrated water planning to improve the reliability of its water supply and meet future demand. The 59-year adaptive plan considers climate impacts and other potential threats that could affect future supply and demand.

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R. Duncan, S. Hunter, T. Christoff, J. Rehring, and B. Courtney 2023. Journal AWWA, Volume 115, Issue 6, Jul 2023.