SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

These urban water features make cities more climate-change resilient

Cities are using water features to protect them from flooding and rising temperatures. Image: Ramboll Studio Dreiseitl

Andrea Willige

Senior Writer, Formative Content

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The water system is fed entirely by rainwater. Image: Ramboll Studio Dreiseitl
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The water features protect the city from flooding and reduce ambient temperatures. Image: Ramboll Studio Dreiseitl
Wetlands store rainwater, preventing floods and absorbing large amounts of CO2. Image: Wikimedia Commons

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