Search for dissertations about: "water supply activities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words water supply activities.

  1. 1. 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

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Nighisty Ghezae; [1998]
    Keywords : 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; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen 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

  3. 3. Water management and performance on local and global scales A comparison between two regions and their possibilities of knowledge transfer

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Land and Water Resources Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Nasik Najar; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : The problem to secure safe water supply, good sanitation and a good watercourse and marine environment status has become increasingly complex and at the same time more and more important to meet. It has been recognized, that an integrated approach must be used to meet not only technical and scientific aspects, but the role should also be included of factors such as economics, acceptability, capacity building, and efficient management in the overall view. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sustainable Development and Urban Water Management Linking Theory and Practice of Economic Criteria

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Mattias Hjerpe; Marianne Löwgren; Björn-Ola Linnér; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Interdisciplinary studies; economic criteria; water management; infrastructure; cost; environment; Hållbar utveckling; vattenförsörjning; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The interest in using criteria and indicators for assessing activities in relation to sustainable development is increasing. This dissertation analyses the potential for using economic criteria for assessment of urban water management in relation to sustainable development. The analysis consists of three parts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring Themes and Challenges in Developing Sustainable Supply Chains - A Complexity Theory Perspective

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Maisam Abbasi; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Supply Chain; Logistic; Sustainable Development; Sustainability; Complexity;

    Abstract : To develop sustainable supply chains in a way that their negative environmental and social effects are minimized, shortand long-term targets should be set. The transformation of supply chains towards these targets calls for the development of innovative strategies and the need to continuously identify, classify, and tackle the challenges that can hinder the execution of such strategies. READ MORE