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Governance and Management for Sustainable Water Systems

by IWA Publishing

Increasing global pressure on water resources requires many actions from governments and individuals to achieve sustainable levels of water use. These involve management tasks such as project development and utility operation, but the degree of interdependence among the many participants in water management is so great that additional regulatory ...;

Managing Climate Risk in Water Supply Systems

by IWA Publishing

Water resources systems provide multiple services and, if managed properly, can contribute significantly to social well-being and economic growth. However, extreme or unexpected hydroclimatic conditions, such as droughts and floods, can adversely affect or even completely interrupt these services.  This manual seeks to provide knowledge, ...;

Integrated Water Meter Management

by IWA Publishing

Water meters are the cornerstone of commercial systems for water utilities throughout the world; revenue is directly derived from the, figures provided by meters. Despite this, little attention has been paid, in terms of selection, replacement period and return on investment, to the management and optimization of water meters.;

Water Demand Management

by IWA Publishing

A common characteristic of water demand in urban areas worldwide is its inexorable rise over many years; continued growth is projected over coming decades. The chief influencing factors are population growth and migration, together with changes in lifestyle, demographic structure and the possible effects of climate change (the detailed ...;

Water Services Management

by IWA Publishing

Water services include water supply, sewerage and stormwater drainage. The facilities needed for these services are pipelines, reservoirs and treatment works; but the service goes beyond the infrastructure. It includes economics, billing, and business management. Although these services exist in every city, being advanced by the growing use of ...;

Dictionary of Water and Waste Management

by IWA Publishing

Water and waste management covers the design, building and operation of plants for water treatment and supply, sewerage, wastewater treatment and disposal, and solid waste treatment and disposal. Since the last edition in 2002 there has been an increasing importance on the issues reflecting climate change. This is particularly important when the ...;

Water and Wastewater Management for Developing Countries

by IWA Publishing

Selected Proceedings of the Water & Wastewater Management for Developing Countries Conference, 28-30 July 2004, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.The IWA Specialist Group on Water and Wastewater Management for Developing Countries and the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Zimbabwe, in conjunction with the Institute of Water and ...;

Decentralised Water and Wastewater Systems

by IWA Publishing

The World Health Organization estimates that globally one billion people are without access to safe water and two billion people without adequate sanitation. The health consequence of such a situation is very serious and demands urgent appropriate action.;

Financial Management for Water Utilities: Principles of Finance, Accounting, and Management Controls

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

Good financial management is critical for the successful operation of both private and governmental water utilities. This book provides a complete information resource on sound financial and accounting practices and procedures for water utilities.Intended for financial staff, managers, and executives of water utilities, the book covers these ...;

Water, Wastewater and Stormwater Infrastructure Management - Second Edition

by IWA Publishing

Urban water services are building blocks for healthy cities, and they require complex and expensive infrastructure systems. Most of the infrastructure is out of sight and tends to be taken for granted, but an infrastructure financing crisis looms in the United States because the systems are aging and falling behind on maintenance. A road map for ...;

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