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The future of water in African cities : why waste water? : Integrated urban water management for Africa : background report (English)

The primary objective of this report is to provide a coherent and comprehensive review on integrated urban water management (IUWM) approach to assist public authorities to identify and address the future challenges of urban water supply, sanitation and flood management in African cities. ... See More +

Working Paper 74234 DEC 06, 2012

Jacobsen, Michael; Webster, Michael; Vairavamoorthy, Kalanithy

The future of water in African cities : why waste water? : Urban access to water supply and sanitation in Sub-Saharan Africa : background report (English)

The main purpose of this paper is to explain the patterns of access to water supply and sanitation facilities in urban areas in Sub-Saharan Africa since the late 90apos;s, and its relation with the performance of service providers in the case of improved water supply. ... See More +

Working Paper 74236 DEC 06, 2012

Jacobsen, Michael; Webster, Michael; Vairavamoorthy, Kalanithy

The future of water in African cities : why waste water? (English)

The overall goal of this book is to change the way urban policy makers think about urban water management, planning, and project design in Africa. ... See More +

Publication 73073 OCT 04, 2012

Jacobsen, Michael; Webster, Michael; Vairavamoorthy, Kalanithy

The future of water in African cities : why waste water? (English)

According to the World Bankapos;s Africa strategy (World Bank, 2011d), Africa has an unprecedented opportunity for transformation and sustained growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 71743 JUN 01, 2012

Jacobsen, Michael; Webster, Michael; Vairavamoorthy, Kala

The future of water in African cities : why waste water? : Integrating urban planning and water management in Sub-Saharan Africa : background report (English)

This paper is one of a series of analytical studies commissioned by the World Bankapos;s Africa Region and Water Anchor which are intended to identify and address the future challenges of urban water supply, sanitation and flood management in Sub-Saharan Africaapos;s (SSA) cities and towns. ... See More +

Working Paper 74235 JAN 01, 2012

Bloch, Robin; Jacobsen, Michael; Webster, Michael; Vairavamoorthy, Kalanithy

Climate variability and change : a basin scale indicator approach to understanding the risk to water resources development and management (English)

The impact of climate change is likely to have considerable implications for water resource planning, as well as adding to the risks to water infrastructure systems and effecting return on investments. ... See More +

Working Paper 67338 SEP 01, 2011

Strzepek, Kenneth; McCluskey, Alyssa; Boehlert, Brent; Jacobsen, Michael; Fant IV, Charles

Climate change and urban water utilities : challenges and opportunities (English)

The impact of climate change is increasingly important for the design, construction, and maintenance of water sector infrastructure. Average global temperatures are on the rise, causing cycles of extreme weather: droughts and flooding are becoming common; seawater levels are rising; and many locations are considerably drier, impacting water sources such as lakes and rivers. ... See More +

Brief 55828 JUN 01, 2010

Danilenko, Alexander; Dickson, Eric; Jacobsen, Michael;

Climate change and urban water utilities : challenges and opportunities (English)

This report is part of a larger World Bank effort that seeks to provide analytical and strategic assistance to Bank staff and utilities in client countries as they begin to consider the implications of climate change on water resources. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 54235 APR 01, 2010

Danilenko, Alexander; Dickson, Eric; Jacobsen, Michael;

Confronting a changing climate in Michoacán (English)

Mexico, the worldapos;s fourteenth largest economy, has emerged as one of the global leaders in confronting the climate challenge. The country has committed to ambitious CO2 reduction targets and has rolled out a multi-sectoral effort to adapt to a changing and more uncertain climate. ... See More +

Working Paper 58905 JAN 01, 2010

Damanill, Richard; George, David; Jacobsen, Michael Peter Steen; Rodriguez, Diego Juan; Glauber, Ann Jeannette; Ramos, Verania Sanchez

Water and climate change : understanding the risks and making climate-smart investment decisions (English)

Climate change is real, and taking prudent measures to plan for and adapt to climate change must become an integral part of the Bankapos;s water practice. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 52911 NOV 01, 2009

Alavian, Vahid; Qaddumi, Halla Maher; Dickson, Eric; Diez, Sylvia Michele; Danilenko, Alexander V.; Hirji, Rafik Fatehali; Puz, Gabrielle; Pizarro, Carolina; Jacobsen, Michael; Blankespoor, Brian

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The future of water in African cities : why waste water? : Integrated urban water management for Africa : background report (English)
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DEC 06, 2012 74234 Working Paper
The future of water in African cities : why waste water? : Urban access to water supply and sanitation in Sub-Saharan Africa : background report (English)
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DEC 06, 2012 74236 Working Paper
The future of water in African cities : why waste water? (English)
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OCT 04, 2012 73073 Publication
The future of water in African cities : why waste water? (English)
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JUN 01, 2012 71743 Working Paper
The future of water in African cities : why waste water? : Integrating urban planning and water management in Sub-Saharan Africa : background report (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 74235 Working Paper
Climate variability and change : a basin scale indicator approach to understanding the risk to water resources development and management (English)
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SEP 01, 2011 67338 Working Paper
Climate change and urban water utilities : challenges and opportunities (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 55828 Brief
Climate change and urban water utilities : challenges and opportunities (English)
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APR 01, 2010 54235 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Confronting a changing climate in Michoacán (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 58905 Working Paper
Water and climate change : understanding the risks and making climate-smart investment decisions (English)
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NOV 01, 2009 52911 Working Paper (Numbered Series)