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Year: 2017
Rapid urbanisation, growing urban populations, environmental issues and climate change all represent significant challenges for water resource management, the delivery of essential water and sanitation services and environmental protection
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Year: 2016
Dengue transmission in urban areas is strongly influenced by a range of biological and environmental factors, yet the key drivers still need further exploration
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Year: 2016
One of the major changes in the water sector over the last few decades has been the enhanced thrust on institutional reforms, including the increasing recognition of the bottom-up approach to management as against the techno-centric top-down one
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Year: 2016
Are our urban spaces growing thirsty by the day? What implications do unplanned urban expansion and climate change have on judicious accessibility to water resources among the multitudes who have made urban fringes their home in South Asia? A significant gap exists in current studies of adaptation and vulnerability to the vagaries of climate change that tend to focus on purely agrarian or urban contexts
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Year: 2016
Urban water managers around the world are adopting decentralized water supply systems, often in combination with centralized systems
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Year: 2015
This article documents the conflict between peri-urban and urban water users in Mallampet, a peri-urban village adjacent to Hyderabad City
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Year: 2015
One of the main sources of Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG) is electricity consumption which is getting used for different purposes
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Year: 2013
Pollution of groundwater due to industrial and municipal wastewaters is of a rising concern in many cities and industrial clusters of India
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Year: 2012
The Paper demonstrates how IUWM, nested within the broader framework of integrated water resources management (IWRM), can contribute to water security in a basin or catchment by aligning the urban water sector with rural water supply, agriculture, industry, energy and the environment
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Year: 2010
For the rapidly urbanising developing world, safe and affordable water is key to health and livelihoods, as well as meeting the Millennium Development Goals
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Year: 2009
Mountain villages in Japan are generally facing serious problems by losing vitality and declining economy due to the depopulation and aging
Year: 2009
As governments across Asia are searching for ways to increase water security for rural and urban water uses, the need to articulate water rights and improve water allocation practices is rapidly becoming a priority issue to them
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Year: 2008
In 4 out of 5 cities in developing countries, wastewater is used to cultivate perishable crops for urban markets
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Year: 2008
To mitigate a drinking water crisis in Kathmandu valley, the Government of Nepal initiated the Melamchi Water Supply Project in 1997, which will divert water from the Melamchi River to Kathmandu city?s water supply network
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Year: 2008
Rural and Urban water issues have been addressed by Indo-German development cooperation for several decades and along with sustainable development in general it can be considered as one of the oldest topics covered
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Year: 2007
China, like many countries, is experiencing an unprecedented rate of urbanization
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Year: 2003
The demand for environmental quality clean air, potable water, sanitation, safe food is presumed to be low in developing countries due to poverty
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Year: 2002
The introductory chapter to this book described the major problems in water pricing policy in much of the world: prevailing low water prices and high subsidies for capital investment and O&M costs threaten the financial viability of irrigation and urban water supplies, creating a particularly serious problem given the huge financial resources that these sectors will require in the future
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Year: 2002
The future of water and food is highly uncertain
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