Search for dissertations about: "water problem"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 437 swedish dissertations containing the words water problem.

  1. 1. Framing the Water Challenge Multilateral donor policies for water supply and sanitation 1960-2005

    University dissertation from Umeå : Ekonomisk historia

    Author : Anna Bohman; Lena Andersson-Skog; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Water Supply; Sanitation; Official Development Assistance; Institutional change; Problem Frames; Ghana; Private Sector Participation; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : Opinions on what is best way to provide more people in low income countries with adequate water and sanitation services have changed over time. A recent policy paradigm suggests that private companies should be involved in WSS service provision to improve the situation for those in need. READ MORE

  2. 2. Framing the Water Challenge : Multilateral donor policies for water supply and sanitation 1960-2005

    University dissertation from Umeå : Ekonomisk historia

    Author : Anna Bohman; Lena Andersson-Skog; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Water Supply; Sanitation; Official Development Assistance; Institutional change; Problem Frames; Ghana; Private Sector Participation; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : Opinions on what is best way to provide more people in low income countries with adequate water and sanitation services have changed over time. A recent policy paradigm suggests that private companies should be involved in WSS service provision to improve the situation for those in need. READ MORE

  3. 3. METHODS FOR TRANSBOUNDARY WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT IN WATER STRESSED REGIONS – CASE STUDY: SOUTHERN AFRICA

    University dissertation from Umeå : Ekonomisk historia

    Author : Dinis Juizo; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; river basin simulation; water quality monitoring; stakeholders involvement; Southern Africa; South Africa; Mozambique; transboundary water systems; Swaziland;

    Abstract : Water resources management in water scarce regions like the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) is challenging with both large hydro-climatic-induced scarcity and the considerable inter-annual fluctuations at the centre of the allocation problem. Water must be allocated both in time and space using acceptable criteria and most importantly, all stakeholders must adhere to the decisions imposed by water sharing agreements. READ MORE

  4. 4. In the Pipe or End of Pipe? Transport and Dispersion of Water-borne Pollutants and Feasibility of Abatement Measures

    University dissertation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Christoffer Carstens; Vladimir Cvetkovic; Auli Niemi; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Contaminant transport modelling; Groundwater; Dispersion; Wave power; Eutrophication;

    Abstract : Eutrophication is one of the key environmental problems of today, both in terms of complexity and magnitude. For the Baltic Sea (BS), eutrophication is an acute problem, leading to hypoxic conditions at the bottom; a situation that is sustained and amplified, when phosphorus is released from hypoxic sediments. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Frank Kizito; Roger Thunvik; Kalanithy Vairavamoorthy; [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