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10th International Rainwater Catchment Systems Conference
"Rainwater International 2001"
Mannheim, Germany - September 2001

Section 1: Rainwater Harvesting in an Urban Context

Paper 1.4

Urban-related Water Issues at Local Level:
Case Study "Caduti Della Resistenza-Ater" Neighbourhood, Padua, Italy

Erich Roberto Trevisiol
Planning Department
University Institute of Architecture in Venice (IUAV)
Italy
email: erich@iuav.it

Introduction

Water planning, within the context of overall landscape planning, should not be defined only within the plan's strategy, but also via the identification and definition of specific sectorial issues: a new approach to protection of the surfaces associated with water utilisation; collection and non-conventional treatment of wastewater; the possibilities for water conservation during distribution and use; protection and valuation of water bodies and related territories, taking account of landscape characteristics and the growing awareness of the local population. All the above is being translated into concrete action in the illustrated case study "Caduti della Resistenza-ATER" Neighbourhood, Padua, Italy

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