Search for dissertations about: "water supply"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 289 swedish dissertations containing the words water supply.

  1. 1. 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

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

    Author : Nelson Matsinhe; Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; 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

  3. 3. Monitoring and Evaluation of Rural Water Supply in Uganda

    Author : Andrew Quin; Berit Balfors; Cecilia Öman; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; monitoring and evaluation; rural water supply; Uganda; Sub-Saharan Africa; Water engineering; Vattenteknik;

    Abstract : Many nations in Sub-Saharan Africa, supported by donors, have increased efforts in their rural water supply programmes within the last few decades. However, these programmes suffer from a range of challenges and problems and, according to recent figures, over half of rural inhabitants in Sub-Saharan Africa lack access to safe water supplies. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Water Realities and Development Trajectories : Global and Local Agricultural Production Dynamics

    Author : Mats Lannerstad; Jan Lundqvist; Malin Falkenmark; David Molden; Paul Appasamy; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Agriculture development; food production; per capita food supply; consumptive water use; evaporation; transpiration; hydro-climatic variability; blue water resource; green water resource; irrigation; river depletion; river basin closure; adaptive water management; vegetal and animal foods; Jordbruksutveckling; matproduktion; per capita mattillgång; konsumerande vattenanvändning; evaporation; transpiration; hydroklimatisk variabilitet; blåvattenresurs; grönvattenresurs; bevattning; uttorkning av vattendrag; överintecknade avrinningsområden; anpassad vattenhantering; vegetarisk och animalisk föda.; Water in nature and society; Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Abstract : Water constraints for humans and nature are gaining more and more public attention as a critical environmental dilemma that needs to be addressed. When aquifers and rivers are running dry, the debate refers to an ongoing “world water crisis”. READ MORE