Has Water Privatization Peaked?
The privatization of water supply and wastewater systems, together with institutional restructuring of governance – through decentralization and the penetration of global firms in local and regional markets – have been promoted as solutions to increase economic efficiency and achieve universal...
Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge
Assessing and Mitigating Risk in Low-income Countries
In most developing countries wastewater treatment systems are hardly functioning or have a very low coverage, resulting in large scale water pollution and the use of very poor quality water for crop irrigation especially in the vicinity of urban centres. This can create significant risks to public...
Published December 15th 2009 by Routledge