Water infrastructure resilience: Examples of dams, wastewater treatment plants, and water supply and sanitation systems

Water systems are a special kind of infrastructure system because they perform a dual role: they provide water services while also reducing risks to other services from natural hazards such as floods and droughts. This report aims to inform water system managers on the importance of and measures to build the resilience of water service provision to natural hazards and climate risks while ensuring that water systems can safeguard service provision by reducing their exposure to the risks associated with natural hazards.