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Faculty Club, 41 Willcocks St, Toronto, M5S 3G3

November 2019

Urban Water Provision Amidst the Chaos of Emerging Markets

November 13 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join us this month as Prof. David Taylor discusses how engineering is solving the constant challenge of accessible, clean water to emerging markets. Servicing emerging markets requires products tailored to the challenges of their chaotic water systems, which are characterized by: frequently empty pipes, low pressure, high rates of contamination, high losses, and missing network information. Upgrading these intermittent water systems is a 70-billion-dollar market. Prof. Taylor’s talk introduces intermittent systems and their challenges, and describes the tools developed to…

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