This paper describes the introduction of water demand management in the southern African context. Originally a response to drought conditions, water demand management is now a key element in Rand Water's strategy of water cycle management - a mix of interventions that (holistically and continuously) keep the water industry viable and sustainable. This experience points to awareness and community education programmes being an essential companion to the technical interventions such as leakage reduction measures.
Research Article|June 01 2004
Water demand management - philosophy or implementation?
Water Science and Technology: Water Supply (2004) 4 (3): 25-32.
J.S. Buckle; Water demand management - philosophy or implementation?. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply 1 June 2004; 4 (3): 25–32. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/ws.2004.0040
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