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Decision Center for a Desert City

Decision Center for a Desert City

Decision Center for a Desert City

Transformational Solutions for Urban Water Sustainability Transitions



Research

Theorizing environmental decision making under uncertainty for urban water systems.

Partnerships

Linking science to societal impacts through stakeholder engagement activities.

Education

Educating and training a new generation of scholars through real-world sustainability research and education experiences.

WaterSim

Modeling, simulating, visualizing, and exploring alternative futures in complex social-ecological-technical systems.

DCDC News


Visiting author points out leaks in common water myths

Visiting author points out leaks in common water myths

Misinformation makes it difficult to discuss the best way to manage water, says author John Fleck, who offered a surprising perspective on western water challenges at a January 2017 lecture co-sponsored by ASU's Decision Center for a Desert City.

Teaching water lessons on Main Streets across America

Teaching water lessons on Main Streets across America

Among the exhibits traveling to small towns throughout the United States with the Smithsonian Institution's "Museum on Main Street" is WaterSim – an interactive water management tool developed by researchers at ASU's Decision Center for a Desert City.

WaterSim debuts at largest science festival in US

WaterSim debuts at largest science festival in US

ASU's Decision Center for a Desert City was one of only 30 NSF-funded projects invited to represent the organization at the USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C., where the DCDC team introduced attendees to its water supply and demand simulation tool – WaterSim.