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Water sector in small urban centres

D. Duncan Mara

Water sector in small urban centres

water supply and sanitation options for small urban centres in developing countries

by D. Duncan Mara

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Published by United Nations Human Settlements Programme in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesWater supply and sanitation options for small urban centres in developing countries
StatementDuncan Mara.
SeriesUN-HABITAT report on the water and sanitation in small urban centres -- paper 3
ContributionsUnited Nations Human Settlements Programme.
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 29 p. :
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23727331M
LC Control Number2009349530

National Urban Water Research Strategy Foreword We are pleased and proud to present this new National Urban Water Research Strategy. It summarises the challenges facing the Australian urban water industry, identifies the research priorities of critical importance, and provides a framework for the delivery of the research. Urban water scenario Even though the rate of urbanisation in India is among the lowest in the world, the nation has more than million city-dwellers. Experts predict that this number will rise even further, and by , about 50 per cent of India's population will be living in cities.

for small-scale producers who, because of a lack of land, water or capital, are unable to intensify and switch to higher value crops, means that increasing numbers of rural residents engage in non-farm activities that are often located in urban centres. For those who continue farming, direct access to markets is essential in the wake of theFile Size: 88KB. the capacity building programme for urban water utilities in the Lake Victoria Towns. hey encompass the key areas of utility management and operations and it is hoped that they will contribute to the knowledge base of training approaches and best practices in the water utility sector in small urban .

Water resources and water use. Australia is the driest inhabited continent on Earth, and among the world's highest consumers of water. Amongst OECD nations Australia is ranked fourth-highest in water use per capita. Total water runoff in –05 was estimated at billion cubic meters (BCM) and total groundwater recharge was estimated at 49 BCM, giving a total inflow to Australia's water Average residential water use (l/p/d): liter/person/day (). urban Water Supply 7 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The compendium of global good practices focusing on ‘’Urban Water Supply’’ is an outcome of a collective contribution of several individuals. NIUA acknowledges their contribution and thanks them for their support.


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