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The cost of irrigation water in the Jordan Valley (English)

Jordan is one of the most water-stressed countries in the world. Its annual renewable resources of 145 cubic meters per capita are far below the threshold of severe water scarcity of 500 cubic meters. ... See More +

Working Paper 104504 APR 01, 2016

Van Den Berg,Caroline; Agha Al Nimer,Sana Kh.H.; Fileccia, Turi; Gonzalez,Luz Maria; Wahseh, Suhail Disclosed

The Water Expert Team (WET) (English)

The Water Expert Team (WET) is a technical support service that identifies and mobilizes on-demand high level expertise to address complex water challenges in World Bank operations. ... See More +

Working Paper 102743 JAN 01, 2016

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Mapping results from space : satellite data show impact of investments on agricultural and water use efficiency in Uttar Pradesh, India (English)

India is home to one-sixth of the world’s total population and its population is expected to grow by 34 per cent in the period 2005-30. Uttar Pradesh, located in northern India, is one of the country’s poorest and most populous states, with over 200 million residents. ... See More +

Brief 97156 MAY 01, 2015

Gaur,Anju; Yu,Winston; Garcia Ramirez,Danielle Alejandra Disclosed

The hydropower sustainability assessment protocol for use by World Bank clients : lessons learned and recommendations (English)

As a mature technology, hydropower has by far the largest installed capacity of any renewable source of electricity generation. In 1998, in the face of escalating pressure, the World Commission on Dams (WCD) was established by the World Bank and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to review the development effectiveness of large dams and establish a comprehensive set of guidelines for the design, implementation, and operation of dams and their decommissioning. ... See More +

Working Paper 89147 JUN 30, 2014

Liden, Rikard; Lyon, Kimberly Disclosed

Applying results-based financing in water investments (English)

Given the broad array of issues and the complexity faced by the water sector as a whole (from irrigation to flood protection, to water conservation and hydropower), there is great demand for future exploring the potential of RBF and tackling the questions still unanswered about many of its operational dimensions. ... See More +

Working Paper 89326 MAY 01, 2014

Rodriguez, Diego J.; Suardi, Mario A.; Ham, Marcel; Mimmi, Luisa M.; Goksu, Amanda J. Disclosed

A regional approach to reducing pollution in the Adriatic sea (English)

The Adriatic Sea is a cultural and economic anchor of the Mediterranean region, best known for its deep blue water, sandy beaches, and biodiversity. ... See More +

Brief 83260 DEC 01, 2013

Marino, Manuel; Lutalo, Sanyu; Rodriguez, Diego; Trumvic, Ivica; Webster, Mike; Andricevic, Roko; Kisevic, Mak; Goksu, Amanda; de Kamp, Ingrid Pakulski Van Disclosed

Water Partnership Program (WPP) annual report and phase one summary 2012 : Sharing smart solutions in water (English)

This report concerns the major impact of the Water Partnership Program (WPP) phase one (2009-2012) in each of the World Bank's six regions, as well as its global impact on knowledge and innovation. ... See More +

Annual Report 80385 JUL 01, 2013

Rodriguez, Diego J.; Schuring, Matthijs; Constantinou, Nansia; Goksu, Amanda; Ramirez, Danielle A. Garcia; Mimmi, Luisa Disclosed

The water portfolio of the World Bank : insights from a review of fiscal year 2011 (English)

This report presents insights from the FY11 review of the World Bank’s water portfolio. The report includes a methodological section followed by reviews of four broad areas: the water related commitments managed by the World Bank Group (WBG) for FY011; the water-related commitments of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and of the International Development Association (IDA) for FY11; water-related projects approved in FY11; and analytic and advisory activities (AAA), in particular economic and sector work (ESW) and technical assistance (TA), delivered in FY11. ... See More +

Working Paper 79798 JUN 14, 2013

Scheierling, Susanne M.; Lyon, Kimberly N. Disclosed

Malawi - Water sector investment plan (Vol. 2) : Final report : volume two (English)

This report provides an investment plan, and associated funding plan, for the water and sanitation sector in Malawi, from now until 2030. The aim is to maximize the benefits to the country of expanding access to improved water and sanitation services, while being financeable. ... See More +

Working Paper 80143 MAY 31, 2013

Disclosed

The SIASAR initiative : an information system for more sustainable rural water and sanitation services (English)

The Rural Water and Sanitation Information System (SIASAR) is an innovative platform de-signed to monitor the development and performance of rural Water Supply and Sanitation (WSS) services. ... See More +

Brief 76977 FEB 01, 2013

Pena, Lilian; Michaud, David; Biau, Julie Disclosed

Towards progress on sanitation : the case of Cameroon (English)

Access to sanitation in Cameroon fell from 61 percent in 2000 to 58 percent in 2010. While rates of access to drinking water and improved sanitation in Cameroon are higher than average for sub-Saharan Africa, progress has been uneven. ... See More +

Brief 80104 FEB 01, 2013

Ginneken, Meike van; Drozdz, Jan; Vargas-Ramirez, Miguel Disclosed

Integrated urban water management : lessons and recommendations from regional experiences in Latin America, Central Asia, and Africa (English)

The purpose of this report is to review a set of Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM) initiatives and pilot studies funded by the World Bank’s Water Partnership Program (WPP) in Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe, and Central Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 75043 NOV 01, 2012

Closas, Alvar; Schuring, Matthijs; Rodriguez, Diego Disclosed

Renewable energy desalination : an emerging solution to close the water gap in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is one of the most water-stressed parts of the world. In just over 25 years, between 1975 and 2001. ... See More +

Publication 73070 SEP 26, 2012

Disclosed

Water Partnership Program (WPP) annual report 2011 : Strengthen, secure, sustain (English)

While economic development continues to pull countries out of poverty, current growth patterns have proven to be unsustainable and inefficient, and are increasing inequality rather than reducing it. ... See More +

Annual Report 72028 JUL 01, 2012

Disclosed

Grow in concert with nature : sustaining East Asia's water resources through green water defense (English)

As countries develop, the demand for water increases while water supply becomes less certain and is often not enough to meet demand. In general, pressures from both environment and human activities can increase the likelihood of water scarcity. ... See More +

Publication 70604 JUN 21, 2012

Li, Xiaokai; Turner, Graeme; Jiang, Liping Disclosed

Malawi - Water sector investment plan : Main report : volume one (English)

This report provides an investment plan, and associated funding plan, for the water and sanitation sector in Malawi, from now until 2030. The aim is to maximize the benefits to the country of expanding access to improved water and sanitation services, while being financeable. ... See More +

Working Paper 80143 MAY 31, 2012

Disclosed

Design of water consumption based water rights administration system for Turpan prefecture of Xinjiang China (English)

China's increasingly serious water crisis threatens to become a potentially limiting factor of future economic growth and national development. ... See More +

Working Paper 80108 APR 01, 2012

Disclosed

Addressing water resources management in the Mekong Delta (English)

The Mekong Delta is the major pillar of Vietnam's agriculture, accounts for more than 25 percent of the national Gross Domestic Product (GDP), and is the origin of some 90 percent of its rice exports and 75 percent of fishery export value. ... See More +

Working Paper 80107 APR 01, 2012

Disclosed

A case study of public-private and public-public partnerships in water supply and sewerage services in Dar es Salaam (English)

In 2003, following a long and costly selection process, City Water Services (CWS), a private operator was engaged under a lease contract with the Dar es Salaam Water and Sewerage Authority (DAWASA) to provide water supply and sewerage services in Tanzania's largest city. ... See More +

Other Public Sector Study 69032 APR 01, 2012

Disclosed

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The cost of irrigation water in the Jordan Valley (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104504 Working Paper
Groundwater quality protection : guide for water utilities, authorities municipal, and environmental agencies : Protección de la calidad del agua subterránea : guía para empresas de agua, autoridades municipals, y agencias ambientales (Spanish)
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FEB 01, 2016 103129 Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper
The Water Expert Team (WET) (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102743 Working Paper
Mapping results from space : satellite data show impact of investments on agricultural and water use efficiency in Uttar Pradesh, India (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 97156 Brief
The hydropower sustainability assessment protocol for use by World Bank clients : lessons learned and recommendations (English)
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JUN 30, 2014 89147 Working Paper
Applying results-based financing in water investments (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 89326 Working Paper
A regional approach to reducing pollution in the Adriatic sea (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 83260 Brief
Water Partnership Program (WPP) annual report and phase one summary 2012 : Sharing smart solutions in water (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 80385 Annual Report
The water portfolio of the World Bank : insights from a review of fiscal year 2011 (English)
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JUN 14, 2013 79798 Working Paper
Malawi - Water sector investment plan (Vol. 2) : Final report : volume two (English)
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MAY 31, 2013 80143 Working Paper
The SIASAR initiative : an information system for more sustainable rural water and sanitation services (English)
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FEB 01, 2013 76977 Brief
Towards progress on sanitation : the case of Cameroon (English)
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FEB 01, 2013 80104 Brief
Integrated urban water management : lessons and recommendations from regional experiences in Latin America, Central Asia, and Africa (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 75043 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Renewable energy desalination : an emerging solution to close the water gap in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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SEP 26, 2012 73070 Publication
Water Partnership Program (WPP) annual report 2011 : Strengthen, secure, sustain (English)
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JUL 01, 2012 72028 Annual Report
Grow in concert with nature : sustaining East Asia's water resources through green water defense (English)
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JUN 21, 2012 70604 Publication
Malawi - Water sector investment plan : Main report : volume one (English)
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MAY 31, 2012 80143 Working Paper
Design of water consumption based water rights administration system for Turpan prefecture of Xinjiang China (English)
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APR 01, 2012 80108 Working Paper
Addressing water resources management in the Mekong Delta (English)
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APR 01, 2012 80107 Working Paper
A case study of public-private and public-public partnerships in water supply and sewerage services in Dar es Salaam (English)
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APR 01, 2012 69032 Other Public Sector Study