Water and Cities in Latin America is a timely publication now that humanity is grappling with the development challenges of the Anthropocene and the Urban Age. The focus on the gaps in the conceptualization and operationalization of the links between water and sustainable development is crucial not only for Latin America but globally because over half of the human population currently resides in towns and cities and this figure is projected to rise to as much as 60% in just over a decade from now. The publication deepens the existing scholarly discourse on urbanization, ecosystem services, and sustainability in relation to water supply services and less researched issues like wastewater, sanitation, and groundwater (Richter et al., 2013). While a majority of the case studies are gathered from Latin America, the last chapter draws insights from green infrastructure and watershed protection in cities in...

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