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Volume 34, Issue 3

Special Issue: Water Resources Research in China in the Context of Climate Change and Anthropogenic Activity

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Current Projects

Water Governance

While water governance has become a popular concept, it should be noted that it is neither equivalent integrated water resources management, nor is it an alternative for water management. Governance cannot mean all things to all peopl [...]

Research and Policy Publications

Dams and Human Development: Changing Societal Perceptions

Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada, 2018, Hydropower & Dams Journal, pages 8-9

Societal perceptions on any issue change with time. Thus, it is no surprise that the overall attitudes and perceptions of the contributions of large dams to human development over the past 100 years have changed significantly, at national and internation [...]

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Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals: Improving Water Services in Cities Affe [...]

James Horne, Cecilia Tortajada and Larry Harrington, 2018, International Journal of Water Reso [...]

This article discusses how key risks from extreme weather events might affect progress towards meeting Sustainable Development Goals 6 and 11 in cities in developing countries. It outlines the magnitude of the existing shortfall in safe water and sanitat [...]

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Building Sustainability
  • Most Cited Article Collection

    Read the IJWRD Most Cited Award winning articles for free

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  • Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

    National University of Singapore

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  • Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    New and published books of the Series.

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  • Routledge Geography, Planning & Urban Studies

    Browse a selection of articles from some of our most influential auth [...]

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  • Series on Water Resources Development and Management

    New and forthcoming titles in the Series

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  • International Water Resources Association

    Editorial Team of the Water International Journal

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About us

Efficient water management requires new knowledge and implementable solutions, as well as synthesis of current experiences from different parts of the world. The primary objective of the Centre is thus generation, synthesis and application of knowledge, and extensive global dissemination of the related information.