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URBAN HYDROLOGY AND WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT IN URBAN INDIA: CASE OF DELHI MEGA CITY

The paper identifies critical issues related to urban hydrology and water resources of the mega-cities. Various strategies have been discussed…

Author(s): ANJU SINGH

(Academic Papers)

HOUSEHOLD WATER DELIVERY OPTIONS IN URBAN AND RURAL INDIA

The three recent and potentially far-reaching policy changes frame our paper on drinking water options for urban and rural India. Given the primacy…

Author(s): David McKenzie and Isha Ray

Publication: Paper prepared for The 5th Stanford Conference on Indian Economic Development, June 3-5, 2004

(Academic Papers)

Water and Poverty: The themes. A collection of thematic papers

The themes outlined in this book explore ways to improve the institutional framework and governance conditions that regulate access to these…

Author(s): Asian Development Bank

Publication: Asian Development Bank

(Academic Papers)

Decentralized wastewater management in peri-urban areas in low-income countries

In peri-urban areas in low-income countries, conventional centralized approaches to wastewater management have generally failed to address the…

Author(s): Jonathan Parkinson and Kevin Tayler

Publication: Environment and Urbanization; 15; 75-89

(Academic Papers)

THE ROLE OF GROUNDWATER IN DELHI’S WATER SUPPLY: Interaction between formal and informal development of the water system, and possible scenarios of evolution.

This paper presents an economic approach towards urban groundwater in the context of a fast growing metropolis. It attempts to understand the…

Author(s): Augustin Maria

Publication: J.H. Tellam et al. (eds.) Urban Groundwater Management and Sustainability, 459-470

(Academic Papers)

Gender dimensions of urban and peri-urban agriculture in Hyderabad, India

This chapter attempts to understand and analyse the gender dimensions of urban and peri-urban agriculture in the case-study areas of Hyderabad,…

Author(s): Gayathri Devi, M.; Buechler, S.

Publication: In Hovorka, A. de Zeeuw, H.Njenga, M. (Eds). Women feeding cities: mainstreaming gender in urban agriculture and food security

(Academic Papers)

REFORMING URBAN WATER SYSTEMS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

"In most of the world, urban water supply systems are public enterprises, usually part of a local government, and the recent increased interest…

Author(s): Roger Noll, Mary M. Shirley and Simon Cowan

Publication: Anne O. Krueger (editor), Economic Policy Reform: The Second Stage, University of Chicago Press.

(Academic Papers)

"ECONOMIC RESEARCH AND POLICY CONCERNING WATER USE AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT: PROCEEDINGS OF THE THIRD WORKSHOP IN THE ENVIRONMENTALPOLICY AND ECONOMICS WORKSHOP SERIES--Session Four--"

This is a working paper developed for the US Environmental Protection Agency Office of Children’s Health Protection, Office of Economy and…

Author(s): Shi-Ling Hsu (Eds)

(Academic Papers)

Water, sanitation and urban children: the need to go beyond “improved” provision

This paper reviews the implications of inadequate provision of water and sanitation for children’s health and general development, especially…

Author(s): Sheridan Bartlett

Publication: Environment and Urbanization, Vol. 15; 57-70

(Academic Papers)

The water and sanitation scenario in India metropolitan cities: Resources and Management in Delhi, Calcutta, Chennai, Mumbai

Like other infrastructure in India, the urban water supply and sanitation sector (PUWSS) is at a crossroads. Faced with an increased demand and…

Author(s): Joel Ruet, V.S. Saravanan, Marie-Helene Zerah

Publication: CSH Occassional Paper, No.6

(Academic Papers)

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