Staff

Peter Bach

Dr. Peter Bach

Research Scientist

Department Urban Water Management

About Me

Research Scientist

in Urban Water Management, Blue Green Systems and Water Infrastructure with a focus on Integrated Models for supporting the planning of sustainable, resilient and liveable cities in the face of climate change, urban and population growth and threatened biodiversity.

Publons / Web of Science: I-4618-2019
Google Scholar: Link
Scopus Author ID: 35489935900

  • Honorary Adjunct Research Fellow and Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) Fellow, affiliated with Monash University Australia
  • Managing Editor and Founding Member for the International Water Association (IWA) Journal Blue Green Systems
  • Current Chair of the IWA Working Group on Modelling Integrated Urban Water Systems (MIUWS)
  • Member of the Management Committee of the IWA Specialist Group on Modelling and Integrated Assessment (MIA)

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Projects

Wings is an inter- and transdisciplinary strategic research program that strives to develop novel non-grid-connected water and sanitation systems that can function as comparable alternatives to network-based systems.
Blau-grüne Infrastrukturen für die Biodiversität
An Eawag-WSL collaboration focusing on Biodiversity at the interface of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems.

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Publications

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Bach, P. M.; Probst, N.; Maurer, M. (2021) Urbane Strategien zur Hitzeminderung. Wie wirksam sind blau-grüne Infrastrukturen?, Aqua & Gas, 101(10), 20-25, Institutional Repository
Bach, P. M.; Kuller, M.; McCarthy, D. T.; Deletic, A. (2020) A spatial planning-support system for generating decentralised urban stormwater management schemes, Science of the Total Environment, 726, 138282 (16 pp.), doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138282, Institutional Repository
Back, Y.; Bach, P. M.; Jasper-Tönnies, A.; Rauch, W.; Kleidorfer, M. (2021) A rapid fine-scale approach to modelling urban bioclimatic conditions, Science of the Total Environment, 756, 143732 (17 pp.), doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.143732, Institutional Repository
Donati, G. F. A.; Bolliger, J.; Psomas, A.; Maurer, M.; Bach, P. M. (2022) Reconciling cities with nature: Identifying local Blue-Green Infrastructure interventions for regional biodiversity enhancement, Journal of Environmental Management, 316, 115254 (14 pp.), doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2022.115254, Institutional Repository
Hoffmann, S.; Feldmann, U.; Bach, P. M.; Binz, C.; Farrelly, M.; Frantzeskaki, N.; Hiessl, H.; Inauen, J.; Larsen, T. A.; Lienert, J.; Londong, J.; Lüthi, C.; Maurer, M.; Mitchell, C.; Morgenroth, E.; Nelson, K. L.; Scholten, L.; Truffer, B.; Udert, K. M. (2020) A research agenda for the future of urban water management: exploring the potential of non-grid, small-grid, and hybrid solutions, Environmental Science and Technology, 54(9), 5312-5322, doi:10.1021/acs.est.9b05222, Institutional Repository
Jamali, B.; Bach, P. M.; Deletic, A. (2020) Rainwater harvesting for urban flood management - an integrated modelling framework, Water Research, 171, 115372 (11 pp.), doi:10.1016/j.watres.2019.115372, Institutional Repository
Kuller, M.; Farrelly, M.; Marthanty, D. R.; Deletic, A.; Bach, P. M. (2022) Planning support systems for strategic implementation of nature-based solutions in the global south: current role and future potential in Indonesia, Cities, 126, 103693 (11 pp.), doi:10.1016/j.cities.2022.103693, Institutional Repository
Werner, T. T.; Bach, P. M.; Yellishetty, M.; Amirpoorsaeed, F.; Walsh, S.; Miller, A.; Roach, M.; Schnapp, A.; Solly, P.; Tan, Y.; Lewis, C.; Hudson, E.; Heberling, K.; Richards, T.; Chia, H. C.; Truong, M.; Gupta, T.; Wu, X. (2020) A geospatial database for effective mine rehabilitation in Australia, Minerals, 10(9), 745 (21 pp.), doi:10.3390/min10090745, Institutional Repository

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Address

E-Mail: peter.bach@eawag.ch
Phone: +41 58 765 6705
Fax: +41 58 765 5802
Address: Eawag
Überlandstrasse 133
8600 Dübendorf
Office: BU C15

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Focalpoints

Blue Green Systems

Integrated modelling

Planning-support

Ecosystem Services

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