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Thirsty Cities: How Indian Cities Can Meet their Water Needs

M. Dinesh Kumar


This book is about sustainable urban water management for developing countries. It deals with holistically managing different aspects of urban water viz., water resources, water supplies, waste water generated from urban area and urban storm water, as integral components of the urban water cycle. It covers the entire gamut of issues in urban water management starting water supply, wastewater treatment, storm water management, water allocation and water resources management. It covers the hydrological, engineering, economic, social and institutional aspects of urban water management. Instead of ... More

Keywords: Integrated Urban Water Management, Water Supply Technologies, Wastewater Treatment Technologies, Urban Storm Water Management, Economic Instruments for Demand Management, Urban Water Pricing, Capacity Building in Urban Water Sector, Urban Water Management Institutions, Urban Water Governance, Urban Water Policies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780198099550
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099550.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

M. Dinesh Kumar, author
Executive Director, Institute for Resource Analysis and Policy (IRAP), Hyderabad, India