Wastewater Systems Management at the Regional Level

Wastewater Systems Management at the Regional Level

Maria da Conceição Cunha (University of Coimbra, Portugal)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-0882-5.ch607
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Wastewater systems are very important environmental systems. They should be carefully planned and managed to contribute to a more sustainable development. Decision models are very useful tools that can contribute to defining the best solutions for these purposes. In this chapter an overview about the planning and management of wastewater systems and presentation of different decision models is given. Solutions methods are discussed and the results that can be obtained with such models are commented on. The vulnerability of such systems is reflected and new approaches are proposed to tackle them.

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