Water for urban areas : challenges and perspectives / edited by Juha I. Uitto and Asit K. Biswas

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Subjects: Municipal water supply--Congresses
Urbanization--Congresses
Twenty-first century--Congresses
Water-supply--Management--Case studies--Congresses
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, c2000
Series: Water resources management and policy series
LC Classification: T, TD
Physical Description: xviii, 245 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: List of tables and figures
Preface / Juha I. Uitto, Asit K. Biswas
Foreword / Abraham Besrat
1. Water for urban areas of the developing world in the twenty-first century / Asit K. Biswas 1
2. Water management in metropolitan Tokyo / Yutaka Takahasi 24
3. Water quality management issues in the Kansai Metropolitan Region / Masahisa Nakamura 47
4. Water management in mega-cities in India: Mumbai, Delhi, Calcutta, and Chennai / Rajendra Sagane 84
5. Water supply and distribution in the metropolitan area of Mexico City / Cecilia Tortajada-Quiroz 112
6. Wastewater management and reuse in mega-cities / Takashi Asano 135
7. The role of the private sector in the provision of water and wastewater services in urban areas / Walter Stottmann 156
8. Emergency water supply and disaster vulnerability / Charles Scawthorn 200
9. Conclusions / Juha I. Uitto, Asit K. Biswas 226
Contributors 231
Index 232
Additional Authors: Uitto, Juha I
Biswas, Asit K
UNU Global Environmental Forum (6th : 1997 : United Nations University)
Notes: LCCN: 99050477
ISBN: 9280810243 (pbk.)
Papers presented at the sixth UNU Global Environmental Forum, held at the headquarters of the United Nations University on 25 June 1997
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Preface / Juha I. Uitto and Asit K Biswas -- Foreword / Abraham Besrat -- Water for urban areas of the developing world in the twenty-first century / Asit K. Biswas -- Water management in metropolitan Tokyo / Yutaka Takahasi -- Water quality management issues in the Kansai Metropolitan Region / Masahisa Nakamura -- Water management in mega-cities in India: Mumbai, Delhi, Calcutta, and Chennai / Rajendra Sagane -- Water supply and distribution in the metropolitan area of Mexico City / Cecilia Tortajada-Quiroz -- Wastewater management and reuse in mega-cities / Takashi Asano -- The role of the private sector in the provision of water and wastewater services in urban areas / Walter Stottmann -- Emergency water supply and disaster vulnerability / Charles Scawthorn -- Conclusions / Juha I. Uitto and Asit K Biswas
OCLC Number: 42597794
ISBN/ISSN: 9280810243