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Business of water and sustainable development

Author: Chenoweth, Jonathan ; Bird, JulietPublisher: Greenleaf Publishing, 2005.Language: EnglishDescription: 277 p. : Graphs ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1874719306Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Book Europe Campus
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Print HC2000 .U8 B87 2005
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001223340
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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The Business of Water and Sustainable Development Contents Introduction ............................................................................................................... 8 Jonathan Chenoweth, University of Surrey, UK Juliet Bird, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Part 1 General theory................................................................................................. 19 1 Incorporating demand-side information into water utility operations and planning ................................................................................................... 20 Steven Renzetti, Brock University, Canada 2 The price of water. Separating the natural from the optimal in water supply: ensuring the broadest community access to safe water ........... 30 Daniel Terrill, ACIL Tasman, Australia 3 Balancing the cost implications and benefits of compliance with advanced risk analysis ......................................................... 39 Davide Bixio, Chris Thoeye and Greet De Gueldre, Aquafin NV, Belgium 4 Environmental management with the balanced scorecard: a case study of the Berlin Water Company, Germany..................................... 51 Carl-Ulrich Gminder, Institute for Economy and the Environment, Switzerland Part 2 Privatisation ................................................................................................... 63 5 The private sector and service extension .......................................................... 64 David Lloyd Owen, Envisager, UK 6 Private-sector participation in water and sanitation reviewed: insights from new institutional economics .......................................................82 Dieter Rothenberger and Bernhard Truffer, Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology, Switzerland 6 THE BUSINESS OF WATER AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 7 Ownership and performance of water utilities Steven Renzetti and Diane Dupont, Brock University, Canada 8 The involvement of the private sector in water servicing: effects on the urban poor in the case of Aguascalientes, Mexico ................. 111 Leslie Morris, Consultant, Canada Luis Fernando Gallardo Cabrera, IMPLAN, Mexico 9 Joint-use municipal­industrial infrastructure: an innovative approach to expanding urban water services in the developing world .......... 125 Jennifer Bremer, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA Steven Nebiker, HydroLogics Inc., USA 99 Part 3 Technology ............................................................................................................. 141 10 Autonomous water supply of a remote island community: the case of geothermal water desalination on Milos, Greece ....................... 142 Thomas Nowak, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Germany 11 Ecological sanitation: reaching for the MDGs 155 Mayling Simpson-Hebert, Catholic Relief Services, Regional Office, Kenya Arno Rosemarin, Stockholm Environment Institute, Sweden Uno Winblad, Kyoto University, Japan 12 A measured step toward sustainability for rural water supply: one metering strategy that works .................................................................. 168 Eric Johnson, Aquasanitas, USA 13 Sustainable water supply for a remote rural community in Mozambique: Oxfam Australia and the Chicomo Rural Development Project .................... 177 Elizabeth Mann, Oxfam Australia Part 4 Regionally focused case studies: rural environments .......................................... 187 14 Indigenous people, women and water: the importance of local knowledge for project planning in an African context .................................... 188 Fenda A. Akiwumi, Texas State University, USA 15 The commitment of the chlorine industry to sustainable societies: a partnership case study in Guatemala ........................................................ 198 C.T. 'Kip' Howlett Jr, Chlorine Chemistry Council, USA CONTENTS 7 16 Water-pricing policies and the Water Framework Directive 2000/60/EC: a first approach concerning the agricultural sector in the Axios River Basin........................................................................................ 208 Konstantinos Sarantakos and Elias Dimitriou, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Greece Areti Kontogianni and Michalis Skourtos, University of the Aegean, Greece 17 Reducing water and sanitation backlogs in rural areas: Umgeni Water's response as an implementing agent within KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa .. 223 David A. Stephen, Umgeni Water, South Africa Part 5 Regionally focused case studies: urban environments ............................... 237 18 The demand-side versus the supply-side approach: the case for sustainable management of water supply in developing countries .............238 Lingappan Venkatachalam, Institute for Social and Economic Change, India 19 Water supply in Singapore: challenges and choices .................................... 251 Kim Chuan Goh, National Institute of Education, Singapore Biographies .......................................................................................................... 262 Abbreviations ....................................................................................................... 267 Index .................................................................................................................... 270

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