Water Supply

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Conference Proceeding
Contents: (1) State and the Community in Water management Case of the Damodar Valley Corporation, India by Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt (2) Rewarding Communities for Keeping Rivers Clearn? First Steps in a River Care Program in West Lambung-Indonesia by Rudy Harto Widodo, S. Suyanto et. al. (3) Consumers Education, Representation and Participation in...
Peer-reviewed Article
In IRES Vol.5 No.2
Author:
A. T. M. Nurul Amin
This paper starts by tracing the origin of the informal sector and urban environmental management (UEM) paradigms. Their points of intersection in solid waste management and in the provision of water supply and sanitation are investigated based on a large number of published and unpublished studies. In addition to identifying the supply- and demand...
Peer-reviewed Article
In IRES Vol.5 No.2
Author:
Brendan Gillespie
The international community has agreed to halve the proportion of people without access to safe water and sanitation by 2015. Achieving this task is a major challenge that will require strengthened efforts from all stakeholders, and, according to some estimates, a doubling of financial commitment (see Winpenny 2003). Currently, 1.1 billion people...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume3 Number2 (Winter 2002)
Author:
Hidetoshi Kitawaki
In developing countries, the major meaning of "sanitation" is the management of human excreta. In developing countries with poor water supply and sanitation systems, life expectancy is far lower than in industrialized countries. The causes of deaths are also quite different; infectious diseases account for more than 40 percent of deaths in...
Policy Report
Water shortages and water related problems in Asia are increasingly attracting concern. Ahead of the Third World Water Forum (WWF3), this issue of IRES, featuring on the sustainable management of freshwater resources, introduces issues and challenges in Asia and provides invaluable suggestions to future research. EDITOR'S NOTE http://enviroscope...
Conference Proceeding
The development of financial mechanisms for urban environmental improvement is an innovative direction that has been receiving increasing attention from local governments. Strategies are necessary to encourage public initiatives and promote private sector participation in financing urban environmental infrastructure. Towards this end, the second...