Earth Institute Research Projects

New York Sustainable Water Fellowship with the Water Centre at Columbia University

Lead PI: Laureline Josset

Unit Affiliation: Columbia Water Center (CWC)

June 2019 - September 2020
North America ; New York City, NY
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: The goal(s) of this project are: (1) Apply the computational models and analytical frameworks developed by the Columbia University Water Centre to the work of the New York Providing Water Sustainably Priority in establishing a more circular approach to integrated water management and governance, (2) Explore a range of research questions at the nexus of several water resource issues including water allocation, climate change, water quality and treatment systems, and environmental flows for New York, (3) Test NY Sustainable Water Fellowship as a model for the creation of new/new types of capacity for The Nature Conservancy's work in New York around water allocation, valuation, efficiency, and supply chains, and (4) Bolster larger collaboration beyond New York between TNC and Columbia University.