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Addressing Escalating Urban Water Demands

GWP | International | 2012

Growing competition, conflicts, shortages, waste and degradation of water resources make it imperative to rethink conventional concepts - to shift from an approach that attempts to manage different aspects of urban water cycle in isolation to an integrated approach supported by all stakeholders. This GWP Technical Committee Background paper (No. 16) discusses different aspects of the urban water cycle and demonstrates how an integrated approach can contribute to water security.

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Urban Water and Sanitation Services; An IWRM Approach

Global Water Partnership (GWP) | 2006

In this paper an attempt is made to consider IWRM approaches to urban water management in a broader way. While appropriate managment tools will be considered, attention is focussed on institutional design, decision-making scale, governance and the critical question of impledmentation practice.

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