Alternative Water Sources in Urban Developments

Dive deep into the realm of urban water sources, understanding their utilization technologies, with a focus on the potential and challenges of desalination. Explore successful water management strategies through the lens of The Sustainable City, fostering innovative solutions for future challenges.
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9 goal industry innovation and infrastructure
11 goal sustainable cities and communities
13 goal climate action


November 15, 2023


4 weeks

Delivery Method

Face-to-face or Online


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Why choose this course?

Position yourself at the forefront of a rapidly-evolving industry

Network with your industry peers globally

Drive policy change and transition towards alternative water sources in urban developments

Gain a competitive edge in your industry

Foster creativity and promote innovation in your organization hub

Identify investment opportunities and capitalize on emerging trends

Explore the latest strategies and technologies for alternative water sources in urban developments

Master design & implementation of alternative water sources in urban developments

Support UAE and global agendas at COP28 beyond

course topics

Gain knowledge and acquire new skills through the following modules:

Water Sources in Urban Developments
Harnessing Technologies for Urban Water Sources
Unraveling Desalination: Potential and Challenges
The Sustainable City: Alternative Water Management Strategies

key takeaways

On successful completion of this unit a participant should be able to:

Identify and classify various water sources prevalent in urban developments, comprehending their significance in the urban water cycle.

Describe and differentiate technologies utilized for harnessing each type of water source, appreciating their functionality and application scope.

Analyze the advantages, challenges, and future potential of desalination technologies, highlighting their role in addressing water scarcity issues.

Examine and evaluate the alternative water management strategies employed in The Sustainable City, drawing on these examples to understand the benefits of diverse water management approaches.

who is this course for?

Water management consultants and professionals.

Environmental researchers and scholars interested in urban water systems.

Urban development professionals, architects, and urban planners.

Policy makers and administrators involved in water management.

Undergraduate and graduate students in Environmental Science, Civil Engineering, and Urban Planning.

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course instructors

SEE Institute courses are created and delivered by the leading industry and education experts, who are at the forefront of sustainable change.   

Our faculty comprises experienced engineers who possess practical knowledge and skills for creating sustainable cities and are making headlines with their innovative perspectives.

By joining us, participants have the unique opportunity to learn from and network with our experts, gaining valuable insights and connections that can benefit their personal and professional growth.

Dr. Mohamed Irfan

Program Director

Dr. Irfan is our experienced Program Director responsible for continuously evolving our curriculum to anticipate future developments and innovation.

He works closely with leading experts to expose students to diverse perspectives and uses unique innovation frameworks and strategies to help students move from concept to action, fostering a culture of continuous learning and growth. Go from ‘thinking’ to ‘doing’ with Dr. Irfan’s guidance and expertise. He manages programs with world-class faculty to provide students with the highest quality education.

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