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Urban access to water supply and sanitation in Sub-Saharan Africa: the future of water in African cities : why waste water?

The overall goal of this book is to change the way urban policy makers think about urban water management, planning, and project design in Africa. African cities are growing quickly, and their current water management systems cannot keep up with growing demand. It will take a concerted effort on the part of decision makers across sectors and institutions to find a way to provide sustainable water services to African city dwellers. This book argues that these complex challenges require innovative solutions and a management system that can work across institutional, sectoral, and geographic boundaries. [authors abstract]

TitleUrban access to water supply and sanitation in Sub-Saharan Africa: the future of water in African cities : why waste water?
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsDominguez Torres, C., Jacobsen, M., Webster, M., Vairavamoorthy, K.
Paginationxxii, 199 p.; ill.; tab.;fig.; boxes
Date Published2013-01-01
PublisherWorld Bank
Place PublishedWashington, DC, USA
Keywordsaccess to sanitation, access to water, africa, policies, urban communities, water management, water supply
Abstract

The overall goal of this book is to change the way urban policy makers think about urban water management, planning, and project design in Africa. African cities are growing quickly, and their current water management systems cannot keep up with growing demand. It will take a concerted effort on the part of decision makers across sectors and institutions to find a way to provide sustainable water services to African city dwellers. This book argues that these complex challenges require innovative solutions and a management system that can work across institutional, sectoral, and geographic boundaries. [authors abstract]

NotesWith bibliography on p. 185 -199
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