Frontiers in Urban Water Management

Deadlock or Hope


Standard price: £112.00

Available as an ebook

Please purchase via www.iwaponline.comOpens in new window

Also part of Water Intelligence Online Digital Reference Library

Standard ePrice: £112.00


Access ebook

Publication Date: 31/05/2001

Pages: 416

Binding: Hardback

ISBN13: 9781900222761

eISBN: 9781780402659

Download book flyer Print page

Frontiers in Urban Water Management presents the state-of-the art in urban water management at the beginning of the 21st century. 

The book marks the end of the fifth phase of UNESCO's International Hydrological Programme in this field by bringing together major scientific and professional players to address critical and topical issues in water management. This team of leading world experts investigate themes such as the challenges of urban water management, infrastructure integration issues, and emerging paradigms in water supply and sanitation. 

Key issues are investigated from the hydrological, technical and managerial points of view, incorporating both social and economic realities. Specific reference is also made to solutions for developing countries.

With a view to the future, conclusions from past experiences are highlighted, new pathways are explored and future developments are suggested.


  • The challenge of urban water management                             
  • Urban water as a part of integrated catchment management                            
  • Interactions with the environment                             
  • Infrastructure integration issues                             
  • Emerging paradigms in water supply and sanitation                             
  • Problems of developing countries                             
  • Economic and financial aspects                             
  • Social, institutional and regulatory issues                             
  • Outlook for the 21st Century 

The latest from @IWApublishing

📣Most Read last year in Water Supply! "Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Water Consumption Behaviour" Read it he… 16 hours 15 sec ago
RT : 📣IWA Publishing is now a part of the UN SDG Publishers Compact! 🌐Look out for our SDG collections, curated papers… 16 hours 6 min ago
RT : ⚠️ FINAL DAY FOR SUBMISSIONS! Remember to submit your content for the & Exhibition 2022 in Co… 18 hours 28 min ago