V&A Waterfront Case Study: Building resilience through investment in water saving interventions
  Mar 14, 2022     News, Library, Document, water, Case Study, water sector desk, Resilience, 100 Resilient Cities, Global Resilient Cities Network

GreenCape, in partnership with the City of Cape Town (CCT), has published a new case study.

Climate change has impacted the CCT in a number of ways and has exacerbated the occurrence and severity of extreme weather events such as drought, storms, flooding, and heatwaves.

Businesses are sensitive to drought and are vulnerable to water related risks, particularly when their key operations are water intensive. However, investing in green technologies and solutions has the potential to make businesses more sustainable and resilient in the face of these acute shocks and chronic stresses.

This case study highlights the successful progressive application of innovative green technologies and solutions by large shopping centres, commercial districts and tourism destination such as the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront (V&A) in building water resilience over a ten-year period.

This case study is written for:

  • Cities and regions seeking to harness innovative green technologies to build water resilience;
  • Cities and regions focused on building economic resilience through innovation, and enterprise and investment development;
  • Technology/service providers and entrepreneurs looking to capitalise on climate-induced business opportunities, and
  • Funders, businesses and other stakeholders seeking to replicate similar programmes in order to enhance water resilience.

To download the case study, click here.