Author interview: Michiel Tukker

Michiel Tukker, co-author of the recently published Hydraulic Design and Management of Wastewater Transport Systems, offers insight into his new book, his research and a new project in partnership with Delft University.

The Impact of Privatisation on the Sustainability of Water Resources

This research investigates potential contributions by the privatization of water production to sustainability of water supply. The main objective is to examine the perceptions of stakeholders concerning privatization as a water governance model and its contribution to water sustainability.

This research provides a robust reference for future planning in the water sector, hinting at the importance of considering public-private partnerships at the federal level as an appropriate model for water sustainability.

Integrated Water Resources Management: Basic Concepts

IWRM is based on the three principles: social equity, economic efficiency and environmental sustainability. Considering these principles means answering the following questions:
- How will my decision/ action affect access for other users to water or the benefits from its use?
- Will my decision/ action result in the ‘most efficient use of the available financial & water resources?
- How will my decision/ action affect the functioning of natural systems?

The latest from @IWApublishing

The new Journal includes an editorial on the significance of the publication's name change: https://t.co/YTba7SG1uK 1 day 15 hours ago
& : includes an paper on a new method for detecting https://t.co/ZTzZ5vI40i 2 days 17 hours ago
RT : New book coordinated by Prof. Juan Lema and PhD Sonia Suárez: Innovative Wastewater Treatment https://t.co/MZ3KJQ1Ly1 1 week 1 day ago