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Anusha Shah shares how Arcadis tackles urban water shortage

Anusha Shah shares how Arcadis tackles urban water shortage

 April 29, 2021

Anusha Shah, Resilient Cities Director at Arcadis, explains how the company is helping to tackle the challenge of an impending severe water shortage in London.

"This is a problem we can't solve alone. It requires systemic change, leadership, collaboration, and innovation. We are proud to be a founding member of the 50 Litres Coalition, aiming to make 50 litres of daily water use per person and irresistable aspiration for us all," explains Anusha.

"The project is about system transformation, bringing together companies, policy makers, cities and citizens to develop and scale innovation that helps solve the urban water crisis and also address climate change," she says.

Career experience in engineering and environment projects


Anusha is a leading chartered engineer, thought leader, speaker, panellist and a passionate advocate for diversity, inclusion and fairness. With over two decades of proven leadership and management excellence on numerous high profile engineering and environmental projects in the UK and internationally, she is driven by a desire to make societies inclusive, safe, climate resilient and sustainable.

She currently leads on City Resilience at Arcadis, UK and was previously the Founder & CEO of Plan for Earth, a consultancy providing advisory services on climate change adaptation and resilience. She recently completed a tenure as Chair of the board of Thames Estuary Partnership, a leading charity providing a framework for sustainable management of the Thames in active collaboration with a network of over 4,000 stakeholders.

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