Water for Urban Areas: Challenges and Perspectives

Leading experts from four continents offer unique insights into varied issues of urban water management with in-depth case studies from the South as well as the North. The authors seek solutions and identify policies and strategies for sustainable management of water resources for burgeoning mega-cities of the world. These include technical issues, such as case studies and wastewater reuse, and management issues, including financial mechanisms for improved water sector management.

Edited by A.K. Biswas and J.I. Uitto, 2000, United Nations University Press, Tokyo, 245 pages.


This book has been translated into Japanese by Shimizukobundo Shobo, Tokyo, 2002, 271 pages.