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Journal: H2Open Journal
H2Open Journal (26 December 2018) 1 (2): 169–178.
Published: 26 December 2018
... 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 experience’ – is there a technological solution for that? In the engineering planning and design...
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Water Practice and Technology (1 December 2018) 13 (4): 980–990.
Published: 01 December 2018
... laws, and lack of close follow-up of implementation directives by local government authorities and the responsible utility companies, are reported to contribute to the problem in towns ( Seetharam 2015 ). Effluent release to the environment from poorly designed toilets increases the risk of groundwater...
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Journal of Hydroinformatics (19 November 2018) 21 (1): 32–44.
Published: 19 November 2018
... participant) Additionally, relating to the previously identified lack of political will, there were comments made that questioned the ability of current policy and decision makers to consistently align different policies on water resources management: ‘ I feel there is a need to review existing government...
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Journal: Water Policy
Water Policy wp2018115.
Published: 08 October 2018
... implementation of programmes, and as a result of a mismatch between biophysical and political boundaries. Darjeeling hills come under GTA-2, an autonomous hill council in addition to the national and provincial governments. Urban water in Darjeeling is managed by the DM which is an elected body and by the PHED...
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Journal: Water Policy
Water Policy wp2018116.
Published: 28 September 2018
... changes, this paper is also informed by insights from interviews with 31 experts and water managers working for governmental, non-governmental, private, community organizations during the lead author's fieldwork in 2017. The second author's expert knowledge of the governance of water and the hydrogeology...
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Journal: Water Policy
Water Policy wp2018138.
Published: 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 Licence (CC BY-NC...
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Journal: Water Policy
Water Policy (17 July 2018) 20 (5): 871–884.
Published: 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.
Published: 16 July 2018
... outbreaks. 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...
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Journal of Water and Climate Change (21 June 2018) 9 (3): 500–511.
Published: 21 June 2018
... 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 and labour ( UNFCCC 2007...
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Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development (30 May 2018) 8 (3): 359–373.
Published: 30 May 2018
...Meera Mehta AbstractIn 2014, the Indian Government embarked on a major programme to end open defecation. The government allocated significant public funds to ensure that the goal is reached by the year 2019. The Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) programme for rural sanitation is ambitious and probably...
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Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development (23 May 2018) 8 (3): 546–555.
Published: 23 May 2018
... socio-economic, political, gender, cultural and other issues that drive these disparities. The study used a mixed method approach. The quantitative component consisted of a household survey (HHS) in local government areas (LGAs) where the SHAWN II project was being implemented and an individual WASH...
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Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development (15 May 2018) 8 (3): 508–519.
Published: 15 May 2018
... subjected to multiple regression analyses to identify household characteristics that correlate with access. It was found that for households without access to either water or sanitation, three variables were statistically significant predictors of access: distance to local government, household floor...
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Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development (18 April 2018) 8 (3): 429–438.
Published: 18 April 2018
... sanitation projects or formal and informal areas; (ii) government officials restricting access to information for fear of negative political repercussions. This paper describes how considerations of equity could be used to improve sanitation service delivery in South African informal settlements. Three...
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Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development (16 April 2018) 8 (3): 402–414.
Published: 16 April 2018
... are aware that development banks are ‘only lenders’ and must work with governments that have the political and legislative mandate to shape investments. It is accepted that these governments have many legitimate investment needs that may not necessarily involve serving the poor. Yet we believe being...
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Journal of Water Reuse and Desalination (20 March 2018) 8 (4): 553–565.
Published: 20 March 2018
... Regional Water and Environmental Sanitation Centre, Kumasi (RWESCK) at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi with funding from Ghana Government and the World Bank under the Africa Centre's of Excellence project; and also from NICHE/GHA/195 Edu-WASH 205 Project at College of...
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Journal of Water and Climate Change jwc2018042.
Published: 06 March 2018
... engagement and the socio-political realities of a local situation. Findings are drawn from field research conducted in Mogwadi (Dendron). Thirteen stakeholders were interviewed in July 2014, comprising five commercial farmers, two emerging farmers (under an upliftment scheme run by the government), one...
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Journal of Water Reuse and Desalination (8 February 2018) 8 (3): 293–307.
Published: 08 February 2018
... level, and finally add up all of the data in a PAR level by virtue of political administration. In this statistic, reclaimed water is specified to refer to: (i) the water through wastewater treatment plants whose water quality satisfies ‘Water Quality Standard for Reclaimed Water’ (SL368-2006) at the...
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Journal of Water Reuse and Desalination (11 January 2018) 8 (2): 153–168.
Published: 11 January 2018
... issues: first of all, the political significance of desalination, since each government in turn has modified regulations to bring them in line with its political ideology. Second, it highlights the legal practicalities of deciding whether, under the law, desalinated water is a public good or private...
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Water Science and Technology (8 November 2017) 77 (2): 518–524.
Published: 08 November 2017
... of particles. The users of such an approach would be, among others, offices for disaster control management, emergency control and education, public utilities and politics. They could employ virtual reality for exemplifying the magnitude of the event as well as mitigating measures. Especially for...
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Water Quality Research Journal (19 July 2017) 52 (3): 209–228.
Published: 19 July 2017
...Edgar Tovilla; Kernaghan Webb This study examines the governance approaches applying to Ontario's municipal water management activities and observes an environmental policy convergence occurring in two different dimensions: across the drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater aspects of municipal...
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