Search for dissertations about: "drinking water system"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 63 swedish dissertations containing the words drinking water system.

  1. 16. Consumer Trust in Drinking Water Supply - assessing the interface between the supplier and the consumer

    Author : Christina Lundéhn; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; consumer trust; Accra; qualitative assessment; Drinking water supply; Gothenburg;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the interface between the supplier and the consumer to identify factors that have influence on consumer trust in water supply. This is done through field studies in two different consumer situations: 1) Accra (Ghana) where access to water is limited and can be an everyday struggle and 2) Gothenburg (Sweden) where water is abundant and water supply is taken for granted. READ MORE

  2. 17. Hydrogeochemistry of Naturally Occurring Arsenic and Other Trace Elements in the Central Bolivian Altiplano Sources, mobility and drinking water quality

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Mauricio Ormachea Muñoz; KTH.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Arsenic; Aquifer; Bolivian Altiplano; Boron; Drinking water quality; Geochemistry; Geogenic; Groundwater; Lithium; Trace Elements; Mark- och vattenteknik; Land and Water Resources Engineering;

    Abstract : The Bolivian Altiplano (BA) is a high plateau located in the western part of the country at an altitude of 3,600 to 3,900 meters above sea level and is bordered by the Eastern and Western Cordillera. Within the BA there is a large endorheic hydrologic system linking the Titicaca Lake in the north the Desaguadero River, lakes Uru-Uru and Poopó in the central part; and the Lacajahuira River and Coipasa and Uyuni salt pans in the south. READ MORE

  3. 18. Essays on Gender Issues, Food Security, and Technology Adoption in East Africa

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Simon Wagura Ndiritu; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agricultural technology adoption; bivariate probit model; children; climate change adaptation; Complementarity; discrimination; drinking water; environmental goods collection; exogenous switching treatment regression; food security; fuelwood; gender issues; Kenya; multivariate Probit; post-harvest loss abatement; preservation methods; risk perception; schooling; storage technologies; Tanzania; water quality; water treatment.;

    Abstract : Abstract in Undetermined This thesis consists of five self-contained papers: Paper 1: Are there systematic gender differences in the adoption of joint sustainable intensification practices? Evidence from Kenya This paper uses household- and plot-level data to test whether there are systematic gender differences in the adoption of joint sustainable intensification practices in Kenya. Using a multivariate probit model, we find that gender differences in the adoption of some technologies do exist. READ MORE

  4. 19. Economic Analyses of Drinking Water and Sanitation in Developing Countries

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Therése Hindman; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ekonomisk teori; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; economic policy; economic systems; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; Discrete Choice; Welfare; Child Health; Water and Sanitation; Household Demand; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; Public health; epidemiology; Folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Environmental health; Miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Denna avhandling fokuserar på två av de många faktorer som är av fundamental betydelse både för människors välfärd och för ett lands utveckling dvs. val av dricksvattenkälla och toalettfacilitet. READ MORE

  5. 20. Condensation irrigation simulations of heat and mass transfer

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Jenny Lindblom; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Vattenteknik; Water Resources Engineering;

    Abstract : There is a growing water demand in the world. Along with the deterioration of existing water supplies, the escalating world population leads to the assumption that two out of three people will lack sufficient freshwater by the year 2025. READ MORE