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Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development washdev2019198.
Date Online: 20 May 2019
... complex physical factors that limit clean groundwater access in rural areas. These physical factors include infrastructure failure, low yields, and poor groundwater quality, which all influence the potential for sustainable groundwater resource development. While socioeconomic and political factors also...
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Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development washdev2019179.
Date Online: 15 May 2019
... Ministry of Local Government and Urban Development ( Nyama 2013 ). The results show that, on average, 63% of all the groundwater samples were acceptable for drinking water in terms of the WHO drinking water guidelines, while 48% were acceptable for drinking water in terms of SAZ drinking water...
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Journal: Water Policy
Water Policy wp2019229.
Date Online: 09 May 2019
... water supply pipes during the monsoon. Kalimpong faces acute water shortages all year round. The political tug of war between the state government agencies and the local government around the management and supply of water, declining water discharge in spring sources, the lack of water infrastructure...
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Journal: Water Policy
Water Policy (29 March 2019) 21 (3): 514–525.
Date Online: 29 March 2019
...) the economic. Second, it stimulates political leaders to move their government agencies to take proactive steps for better and sustainable water management, while galvanising businesses and civil society in the same direction. In February 2017, the HLPW gathered a group of experts who concluded that...
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Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development (15 March 2019) 9 (2): 187–197.
Date Online: 15 March 2019
... differentiation urban poor water utility Past efforts of development agencies and governments to improve access to potable water have paid off: 96% of the world's urban populations now have access to improved water sources ( WHO & UNICEF 2015 ). Not all urban dwellers, however, benefit from this...
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Journal: Water Policy
Water Policy (27 February 2019) 21 (2): 259–276.
Date Online: 27 February 2019
... A. & Scheumann W. , ( 2013 ). Evolution of transboundary politics in the Euphrates–Tigris river systems: new perspectives and political challenges . Global Governance 19 , 279 – 305 . https://doi.org/10.5555/1075-2846-19.2.279 . Komatina D. , Groselj S , . ( 2015...
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Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development (25 February 2019) 9 (2): 338–347.
Date Online: 25 February 2019
... – 117 . McFarlane C. & Rutherford J. 2008 Political infrastructures: governing and experiencing the fabric of the city . International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 32 ( 2 ), 363 – 374 . McFarlane C. & Silver J. 2017 The poolitical city...
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Journal: Water Policy
Water Policy wp2019203.
Date Online: 20 February 2019
... official census count. According to the Uttarakhand Annual Plan 2013–2014, the floating population observed in Uttarakhand during peak months ranges between 0.3 and 0.35 million. This further increases the seasonal demand for water ( Government of Uttarakhand, 2014 ). A physical scarcity of water is...
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Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development (15 February 2019) 9 (2): 380–391.
Date Online: 15 February 2019
...). Supportive national government policies, guidelines, or standards within these domains facilitate the integration and institutionalization of WASH FIT. Political advocacy can play an important role in activating the WASH FIT process and fostering ownership of WASH FIT actions. In Liberia, the health ministry...
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Journal of Water Reuse and Desalination jwrd2019055.
Date Online: 12 February 2019
..., political issues and degree of human contact, have contributed to the lack of general public acceptance of greywater reuse projects ( Po et al. 2005 ; Bakare et al. 2016 ). The willingness to reuse greywater for non-potable purposes that involve low human contact, such as toilet flushing and irrigation...
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Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development (11 January 2019) 9 (1): 139–151.
Date Online: 11 January 2019
... well tests, washing away of red and green paint, and fading knowledge, not all households switched to or switch away again from safe wells after some time ( Pfaff et al. 2017 ; Balasubramanya & Horbulyk 2018 ). Since 2004, government focus has shifted to piped water supply (PWS) from a safe...
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Journal: H2Open Journal
H2Open Journal (26 December 2018) 1 (2): 169–178.
Date Online: 26 December 2018
... odds of extremes means that we will be unprepared for events that fall outside of our experience. Denying climate science is not just a political statement. It also puts American lives and property at risk ’ ( Diffenbaugh 2017 ). Is it realistic to prepare for ‘events that fall outside of our...
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Water Practice and Technology (1 December 2018) 13 (4): 980–990.
Date Online: 01 December 2018
... services. Poorly developed sanitation infrastructure is reported in emerging towns like Babati in developing countries. Ineffective enforcement of existing laws, and lack of close follow-up of implementation directives by local government authorities and the responsible utility companies, are reported...
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Journal of Hydroinformatics (19 November 2018) 21 (1): 32–44.
Date Online: 19 November 2018
... water resources' systems practice, management and governance are confronted by serious challenges. Climate change, growing populations, degradation of ecosystems, competition among various users, as well as land use change, are noted as having major impacts on precipitation, evapotranspiration...
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Journal: Water Policy
Water Policy wp2018115.
Date Online: 08 October 2018
... across institutional capacity, political unwillingness, inadequate investments, and failure of cooperation between the state and regional institutions and governance. The development of Darjeeling ( Figure 1 ) as an urban town was driven by various factors. The major junctures in recorded history...
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Journal: Water Policy
Water Policy wp2018116.
Date Online: 28 September 2018
... second author's expert knowledge of the governance of water and the hydrogeology of the Valley informs the insights and policy directions for this paper. Using convenience sampling, household managers were recruited from different neighbourhoods in Patan as a case study of water insecurity in the...
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Journal: Water Policy
Water Policy wp2018138.
Date Online: 03 September 2018
... need for the government to step in to counterbalance the deficiencies of the market. Corresponding author. Email: rainaditi@gmail.com 19 6 2018 16 7 2018 © 2018 The Authors 2018 This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution...
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Journal: Water Policy
Water Policy (17 July 2018) 20 (5): 871–884.
Date Online: 17 July 2018
.... Transformations of food systems in this direction provide opportunities to meet human nutrient and food requirements in a resource-effective manner. In line with the principle of the Sustainable Development Goals, ‘no-one should be left behind’, governments, producers and consumers must be involved in efforts to...
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Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development (16 July 2018) 8 (4): 799–802.
Date Online: 16 July 2018
.... Stronger political and financial commitments at a national level are required for continued implementation of a multi-sectoral strategy for cholera prevention and control. A government contingency budget for rapid response in the case of an outbreak needs to be sought. Moreover, enhanced engagement of...
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Journal of Water and Climate Change (21 June 2018) 9 (3): 500–511.
Date Online: 21 June 2018
... final section. Climate change affects human health, agriculture, water resources, machinery, roads, housing, coastal and terrestrial ecosystems and biodiversity. Its impacts have been of concern to a range of stakeholders at both national and international levels including governments, business...