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Water loss management under data scarcity: Case study in a small municipality in a developing country (2020)
Journal Article
Oviedo-Ocaña, E. R., Dominguez, I. C., Celis, J., Blanco, L. C., Cotes, I., Ward, S., & Kapelan, Z. (2020). Water loss management under data scarcity: Case study in a small municipality in a developing country. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 146(3), https://doi.org/10.1061...%29WR.1943-5452.0001162

Urban areas are facing challenges for the provision of public services, with water scarcity arising as one of the main problems. A twin track approach of supply and demand management is essential, and water-loss management contributes to reducing wat... Read More about Water loss management under data scarcity: Case study in a small municipality in a developing country.

Embedding social inclusiveness and appropriateness in engineering assessment of green infrastructure to enhance urban resilience (2019)
Journal Article
Ward, S., Staddon, C., De Vito, L., Zuniga-Teran, A., Gerlak, A., Schoeman, Y., …Booth, G. (2019). Embedding social inclusiveness and appropriateness in engineering assessment of green infrastructure to enhance urban resilience. Urban Water Journal, 16(1), 56-67. https://doi.org/10.1080/1573062X.2019.1633674

Urban resilience emerges not only from ‘what’ is done in relation to critical infrastructure systems, but in the ‘how’ of their conception, co-creation and integration into complex socio-ecological-technical systems. For green infrastructure, where o... Read More about Embedding social inclusiveness and appropriateness in engineering assessment of green infrastructure to enhance urban resilience.

Modelling the future impacts of urban spatial planning on the viability of alternative water supply (2019)
Journal Article
Hargreaves, A. J., Farmani, R., Ward, S., & Butler, D. (2019). Modelling the future impacts of urban spatial planning on the viability of alternative water supply. Water Research, 162, 200-213. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2019.06.029

Greywater recycling and rainwater harvesting have the potential to increase the resilience of water management and reduce the need for investment in conventional water supply schemes. However, their water-savings would partly depend on the location a... Read More about Modelling the future impacts of urban spatial planning on the viability of alternative water supply.

Accounting for lives: Autobiography and biography in the accounts of Sir Thomas Myddelton, 1642–1666 (2019)
Journal Article
Ward Clavier, S. (in press). Accounting for lives: Autobiography and biography in the accounts of Sir Thomas Myddelton, 1642–1666. Seventeenth Century, https://doi.org/10.1080/0268117x.2019.1626761

This article significantly adds to the literature on the value of financial accounts, demonstrating their worth as both an autobiographical and biographical source. It argues that elite accounts can be seen both as a biography of the master, and an a... Read More about Accounting for lives: Autobiography and biography in the accounts of Sir Thomas Myddelton, 1642–1666.

Challenges of mainstreaming green infrastructure in built environment professions (2019)
Journal Article
Zuniga-Teran, A. A., Staddon, C., de Vito, L., Gerlak, A. K., Ward, S., Schoeman, Y., …Booth, G. (2020). Challenges of mainstreaming green infrastructure in built environment professions. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 63(4), 710-732. https://doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2019.1605890

© 2019, © 2019 The Author(s). Published by Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Green infrastructure (GI) has been identified as a promising approach to help cities adapt to climate change through the provision of multiple ecosyst... Read More about Challenges of mainstreaming green infrastructure in built environment professions.

Challenges of researching showering routines: From the individual to the socio-material (2019)
Journal Article
Simpson, K., Staddon, C., & Ward, S. (in press). Challenges of researching showering routines: From the individual to the socio-material. Urban Science, 3(1), 1-19. https://doi.org/10.3390/urbansci3010019

In the UK, water supplies are under pressure from climate, population and lifestyle change. Showering is the largest component of domestic water consumption. Young adults are high water-users at a transitional life-stage, when practices are dynamic,... Read More about Challenges of researching showering routines: From the individual to the socio-material.

Coping with Drought: Perceptions, Intentions and Decision-Stages of South West England Households (2019)
Journal Article
Bryan, K., Ward, S., Barr, S., & Butler, D. (2019). Coping with Drought: Perceptions, Intentions and Decision-Stages of South West England Households. Water Resources Management, 33(3), 1185-1202. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11269-018-2175-2

© 2019, The Author(s). As water supply in England increasingly faces threats of climate change, urbanisation and population growth, there is an imperative for household water users to be more resilient to extremes such as drought. However, since Engl... Read More about Coping with Drought: Perceptions, Intentions and Decision-Stages of South West England Households.

Assisting global rainwater harvesting practitioners: A decision support tool for tank sizing method selection under uncertainty (2019)
Journal Article
Vargas, D., Dominguez, I., Ward, S., & Oviedo-Ocaña, E. R. (2019). Assisting global rainwater harvesting practitioners: A decision support tool for tank sizing method selection under uncertainty. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, 5(3), 506-520. https://doi.org/10.1039/c8ew00707a

Rainwater harvesting (RWH) tank sizing can be an onerous task due to the range of available methods. This paper presents a simple, yet robust, end-user and design criteria-focused decision support tool, based on a comparison of 12 well established me... Read More about Assisting global rainwater harvesting practitioners: A decision support tool for tank sizing method selection under uncertainty.

Water resources data, models and decisions: International expert opinion on knowledge management for an uncertain but resilient future (2018)
Journal Article
Ward, S., Borden, D. S., Kabo-Bah, A., Fatawu, A. N., & Mwinkom, X. F. (2019). Water resources data, models and decisions: International expert opinion on knowledge management for an uncertain but resilient future. Journal of Hydroinformatics, 21(1), 32-44. https://doi.org/10.2166/hydro.2018.104

© 2019 The Authors. Assessing the resilience of water resources systems requires knowledge of properties and performance, which depends on data availability and use within models and decision making. Connections between data, models and decision maki... Read More about Water resources data, models and decisions: International expert opinion on knowledge management for an uncertain but resilient future.

Why doesn’t every family practice rainwater harvesting? Factors that affect the decision to adopt rainwater harvesting as a household water security strategy in central Uganda (2018)
Journal Article
Staddon, C., Rogers, J., Warriner, C., Ward, S., & Powell, W. (2018). Why doesn’t every family practice rainwater harvesting? Factors that affect the decision to adopt rainwater harvesting as a household water security strategy in central Uganda. Water International, 43(8), 1114-1135. https://doi.org/10.1080/02508060.2018.1535417

© 2018, © 2018 The Author(s). Published by Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. This article investigates the reasons householders do, and don’t, adopt domestic rainwater harvesting (DRWH). Using a mixed-methods research approach,... Read More about Why doesn’t every family practice rainwater harvesting? Factors that affect the decision to adopt rainwater harvesting as a household water security strategy in central Uganda.

Exploring the sources and receptors of health impacts of drought in the UK: A narrative approach (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Bryan, K., Ward, S., White, M., Taylor, T., & Roberts, L. (2018, November). Exploring the sources and receptors of health impacts of drought in the UK: A narrative approach. Paper presented at 8th International Conference on Building Resilience

Drought has been found to affect human populations through reduced water quantity, water quality, food security, dust and airborne pathogens, mental health and well-being, among others. Research in this area is still in its infancy with only a handfu... Read More about Exploring the sources and receptors of health impacts of drought in the UK: A narrative approach.

Challenges of researching showering routines – from the individual to the socio-material (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Simpson, K., Staddon, C., Spotswood, F., & Ward, S. (2018, September). Challenges of researching showering routines – from the individual to the socio-material. Paper presented at 5th Annual Water Efficiency Conference

Water supplies are under threat from climate change, population growth and modern lifestyles. Excessive demand wastes money, energy and carbon. Evidence indicates that young adults are particularly high water-users. This population segment is at a tr... Read More about Challenges of researching showering routines – from the individual to the socio-material.

Non-household market opening in the English water sector: A step closer to service innovation? (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Ward, S., Brown, S., Adeyeye, K., Burton, A., Shouler, M., & Tahir, S. (2018, September). Non-household market opening in the English water sector: A step closer to service innovation?. Paper presented at 5th Annual Water Efficiency Network Conference

Six months after non-household (nHH) wholesale/retail separation (‘market opening’) came into force (1st April 2017), have any improvements been made in service innovation for customers in the water sector in England? This paper will offer an answer... Read More about Non-household market opening in the English water sector: A step closer to service innovation?.

Contributions of green infrastructure to enhancing urban resilience (2018)
Journal Article
Staddon, C., Ward, S., De Vito, L., Zuniga-Teran, A., Gerlak, A. K., Schoeman, Y., …Booth, G. (2018). Contributions of green infrastructure to enhancing urban resilience. Environment Systems and Decisions, 38(3), 330-338. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10669-018-9702-9

© 2018, The Author(s). After briefly reviewing key resilience engineering perspectives and summarising some green infrastructure (GI) tools, we present the contributions that GI can make to enhancing urban resilience and maintaining critical system f... Read More about Contributions of green infrastructure to enhancing urban resilience.

Inter-organisational resilience for flood focussed emergency planning: Examining multi-agency connectedness through Twitter (2018)
Journal Article
Bunney, S., Ward, S., & Butler, D. (2018). Inter-organisational resilience for flood focussed emergency planning: Examining multi-agency connectedness through Twitter. Water Practice and Technology, 13(2), 321-327. https://doi.org/10.2166/wpt.2018.043

© IWA Publishing 2018. The use of Twitter as a platform to share and exchange information between emergency responders, water service providers and the public during an emergency situation is becoming more evident. The sharing of real-time informatio... Read More about Inter-organisational resilience for flood focussed emergency planning: Examining multi-agency connectedness through Twitter.

'Horrid rebellion' and 'holie cheate': Royalist gentry responses to interregnum government in North-East Wales, 1646-1660 (2018)
Journal Article
Clavier, S. W. (2018). 'Horrid rebellion' and 'holie cheate': Royalist gentry responses to interregnum government in North-East Wales, 1646-1660. Cylchgrawn Hanes Cymru / Welsh History Review, 29(1), 51-72. https://doi.org/10.16922/whr.29.1.3

This article significantly adds to works on Interregnum religion and government by considering the response to that period of a conservative, rather than a radical, region and social group. It examines the reaction of the royalist, religiously conser... Read More about 'Horrid rebellion' and 'holie cheate': Royalist gentry responses to interregnum government in North-East Wales, 1646-1660.

Resilience learning for water sector culture change (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Baker, K., Tang, S., Sweetapple, C., Ward, S., Staddon, C., Bishop, T., …Butler, D. (2018, May). Resilience learning for water sector culture change. Presented at 6th Joint EWA/JSWA/WEF Conference: Resilience of the Water Sector

This paper investigates barriers to creating a resilient water sector, focussing on the workforce. Firstly, it explores the definition of resilience and whether the workforce and customers are ready for a culture shift to create a more resilient sect... Read More about Resilience learning for water sector culture change.

Attribute-based intervention development for increasing resilience of urban drainage systems (2018)
Journal Article
Sweetapple, C., Fu, G., Farmani, R., Meng, F., Ward, S., & Butler, D. (2018). Attribute-based intervention development for increasing resilience of urban drainage systems. Water Science and Technology, 77(6), 1757-1764. https://doi.org/10.2166/wst.2018.070

© IWA Publishing 2018. Resilience building commonly focuses on attributes such as redundancy. Whilst this may be effective in some cases, provision of specific attributes does not guarantee resilient performance and research is required to determine... Read More about Attribute-based intervention development for increasing resilience of urban drainage systems.