The widespread adoption of sustainable water supplies often faces significant regulatory and operational challenges. The extent to which such infrastructures can become part of future water supply and wastewater disposal was examined with a view to municipal water and the strategic implications for Switzerland. Barbara Dubach talks to Bernhard Truffer and Eva Lieberherr about the costs of building settlements, integrated approaches and the keyword blue economy.
Publication of this podcast on sustainable water supply decentralized and modular solutions is courtesy of NRP 73.
The series “Sustainable Economy” is a podcast of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) that provides access to the findings of the National Research Programme “Sustainable Economy: resource-efficient, sustainable, innovative”(NRP 73). In each episode, Barbara Dubach, Head of Knowledge Transfer for NFP 73, speaks with renowned researchers who have worked on one of 29 research projects. In less than 20 minutes, listeners will receive evidence-based, actionable facts for the shift to a sustainable economy.