Search for dissertations about: "urban water supply"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 40 swedish dissertations containing the words urban water supply.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Framing the water and sanitation challenge : A history of urban water supply and sanitation in Ghana 1909 - 2005

    Author : Anna Bohman; Lena Andersson-Skog; Urban Strandberg; Björn-Ola Linnér; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ghana; urban water supply; sanitation; institutional change; policy development; frames; private sector participation; economic history; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the development of urban water supply and sanitation services in Ghana from 1909 to 2005.  Special focus is put on institutional arrangements with regard to networked, large scale and centrally managed water and sewerage services. READ MORE

  3. 3. Insufficient water supply in an urban area - case study : Tegucigalpa, Honduras

    Author : Zairis Aida Coello Midence Balthasar; Jan-Erik Gustafsson; Berit Balfors; Mats Lannerstad; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; water supply; Honduras; SANAA; Tegucigalpa; water utility;

    Abstract : Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras, has experienced an unsatisfied water demand during the last three decades. The state owned water utility in charge of the water supply of the country, SANAA, has faced this deficit by providing an intermittent water supply. READ MORE

  4. 4. Water for a few : a history of urban water and sanitation in East Africa

    Author : David Nilsson; Arne Kaijser; Gunilla Andrae; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; urban water; urban sanitation; urban history; development studies; African history; environmental history; large technical systems; socio-technical systems; institutional change; public service; History of technology; Teknikhistoria;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis describes and analyses the modern history of the socio-technical systems for urban water supply and sanitation in East Africa with focus on Uganda and Kenya. The key objective of the thesis is to evaluate to what extent the historic processes frame and influence the water and sanitation services sectors in these countries today. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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