Search for dissertations about: "urban water supply"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 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

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Therése Sjömander Magnusson; Jan Olof Lundqvist; [2005]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; water supply; urban; water management; water demand management WDM ; vattenförsörjning; Namibia; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Water in nature and society; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN 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. Insufficient water supply in an urban area - case study Tegucigalpa, Honduras

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Zairis Aida Coello Midence Balthasar; KTH.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; 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

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : David Nilsson; KTH.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; urban water; urban sanitation; urban history; development studies; African history; environmental history; large technical systems; socio-technical systems; institutional change; public service; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of technology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen 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

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

    University dissertation from Department of Water Resources Engineering, Lund Institute of Technology, Lund University

    Author : Nelson Matsinhe; [2008]
    Keywords : 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

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Frank Kizito; KTH.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Decision support systems; Geographic information systems; Participatory planning; Urban water supply management; Decision support framework; Action research; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Water engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur 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