Search for dissertations about: "WATER SUPPLY MANAGEMENT"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 82 swedish dissertations containing the words WATER SUPPLY MANAGEMENT.

  1. 1. Irrigation water management : A performance study of the Rahad scheme in Sudan, 1977-1996

    Author : Nighisty Ghezae; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; Rahad scheme; irrigation management; water supply activities; agricultural extension activity; performance assessment; main system management; on-farm management; organizational structure; Ekonomisk historia; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : The central objectives of this study is to assess the performance of irrigation water management of the Rahad scheme in Sudan between 1977 and 1996. The study assesses how well the scheme has succeeded in achieving irrigation management objectives using the criteria of productivity, equity, cost recovery and environmental stability. READ MORE

  2. 2. Information, systems and water management : Information systems which support water management - cases from rural water supply in Uganda and WFD implementation in the North Baltic River Basin District, Sweden

    Author : Andrew Quin; Berit Balfors; Jos G. Timmerman; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; information support; actors; water management; organisational action; Soft Systems Methodology;

    Abstract : Successfulwater management implies tackling multi-level governance and improvingintegration between sectors. Sound information and related processes will berequired to support water management decision-making at these various levels. READ MORE

  3. 3. Urban Water Security – Local Conditions and Regional Context : A case study of attitudes and water use behaviour in Windhoek, Namibia

    Author : Therése Sjömander Magnusson; Jan Olof Lundqvist; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; water supply; urban; water management; water demand management WDM ; vattenförsörjning; Namibia; Water in nature and society; Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Abstract : The world is becoming urbanised. Between 1995 and 2025, it is estimated that the cities and towns of the developing world will have absorbed another two billion people. A majority of these people will be poor and settle down in the unregulated areas. READ MORE

  4. 4. Water supply management in an urban utility : A prototype decision support framework

    Author : Frank Kizito; Roger Thunvik; Kalanithy Vairavamoorthy; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Decision support systems; Geographic information systems; Participatory planning; Urban water supply management; Decision support framework; Action research; Water engineering; Vattenteknik;

    Abstract : In this study, four real-life problem situations were used to explore the challenges of developing and implementing decision support tools for planning and management within an urban water utility. The study sought to explore how the degree of adoption of formal decision support tools in practice, generally perceived to be low, could be improved. READ MORE

  5. 5. Challenges and Opportunities For Safe Water Supply in Mozambique

    Author : Nelson Matsinhe; Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; service quality; sustainability.; water treatment; water supply;

    Abstract : In Mozambique, despite considerable investments in the promotion of drinking water supplies, the access to quality water of sufficient quantity for the majority of people is still far from optimal. Current official figures report that nearly half of the country´s population and about 45 per cent of urban residents do not have access to safe water. READ MORE