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Flowing forward : freshwater ecosystem adaptation to climate change in water resources management and biodiversity conservation (English)

The impacts of climate change on freshwater ecosystems will be complex and hard to predict. These impacts will lead to changes in the quantity, quality, and timing of water. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 58213 NOV 01, 2010

Quesne, Tom Le; Matthews, John H.; Heyden, Constantin Von der; Wickel, A.J.; Wilby, Rob; Hartmann, Joerg; Pegram, Guy; Kistin, Elizabeth; Blate, Geoffrey; Freitas, Glauco Kimura de; Levine, Eliot; Guthrie, Carla; McSweeney, Catherine; Sindorf, Nikolai Disclosed

Private providers of climate change services : the role and scope for the private sector in the provision of non-financial climate change-related services relevant to water infrastructure (English)

Man-made climate change is affecting water infrastructure in all regions of the world, affecting large numbers of people in their daily life and the development of their societies. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55571 JUN 01, 2010

Winpenny, J.T. Disclosed

Modeling for watershed management : a practitioner's guide (English)

Watershed management problems are usually quite diverse, and involve a wide range of biological, geological, chemical, and physical processes with complex human, social, and economic contexts. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55572 JUN 01, 2010

Lund, Jay R.; Scheierling, Susanne M.; Milne, Grant Disclosed

Water and climate change : impacts on groundwater resources and adaptation options (English)

Adaptation to climate impacts on groundwater resources in developed and developing countries has not received adequate attention. This reflects the often poorly understood impacts of climate change, the hidden nature of groundwater and the general neglect of groundwater management. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55027 JUN 01, 2010

Clifton, Craig; Evans, Rick; Hayes, Susan; Hirji, Rafik; Puz, Gabrielle; Pizarro, Carolina Disclosed

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; Disclosed

Template for assessing the governance of public water supply and sanitation service providers (English)

This note proposes a template for assessing the governance of urban water supply and sanitation (WSS) service providers and its impact of the quality of service and performance of operations. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 52912 JAN 01, 2010

Locussol, Alain; Ginneken, Meike van Disclosed

Integrating environmental flows into hydropower dam planning, design, and operations (English)

Hydropower dams provide society with substantial benefits, but, if poorly planned, designed or operated, they can also have serious consequences for the ecological health of rivers and the economic and social well being of communities dependent upon the goods and services provided by healthy rivers. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 51004 NOV 01, 2009

Krchnak, Karin; Richter, Brian; Thomas, Gregory; Disclosed

Using a private operator to establish a corporatized public water utility : the management contract for Johannesburg water (English)

This paper is a product of the energy, transport, and water department of the World Bank. It is part of a broader study aimed at assessing the overall performance of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) for urban water and sanitation utilities in developing countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 48907 JUN 01, 2009

Marin, Philippe ; Mas, Jean-Pierre ; Palmer, Ian Disclosed

Directions in hydropower : scaling up for development (English)

The role of hydropower and multi-purpose water infrastructure is expanding, with important opportunities for poverty alleviation and sustainable development. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 49017 JUN 01, 2009

Fields, Daryl ; Odegard, Lars ; French, Laura ; Revell, Geoff Disclosed

Guiding principles for successful reforms of urban water supply and sanitation sectors (English)

The primary objective of this report is to provide practical guidance to World Bank teams advising on the design and implementation of reforms of urban water supply and sanitation (WSS) sectors. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 47306 JAN 01, 2009

Locussol, Alain R.; Fall, Matar; Dickson, Eric; Disclosed

Deterring corruption and improving governance in the urban water supply and sanitation sector : a sourcebook (English)

This sourcebook is part of a broader program of work on governance and corruption in the water supply and sanitation sector. The Sourcebook is meant as a resource to assist water and sanitation sector practitioners to assess the extent and risks of corruption in the sector and to improve governance in ways that reduce corruption. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 46829 DEC 01, 2008

Halpern, Jonathan; Kenny, Charles; Dickson, Eric; Ehrhardt, David; Oliver, Chloe Disclosed

Key topics in public water utility reform (English)

Urban water supply services have traditionally been provided by state-owned water utilities. In the past decades, many governments have tried to turn state-owned water utilities into effective and viable organizations, with mixed success. ... See More +

Working Paper 44173 AUG 01, 2008

Van Ginneken, Meike; Kingdom, Bill;; Hopkins, Omar S.; Debomy, Sylvie Disclosed

Poverty analysis in agricultural water operations - Phase I : review of World Bank financed projects (English)

Agricultural water has, in the past, been seen as a prime mechanism for fostering economic growth and reducing rural poverty, and agricultural water investments demonstrated particular success during the Green Revolution of the 1960s and 1970s. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 44226 MAY 16, 2008

Darghouth, Salah; Ward, Christopher; Gittinger, Price; Roux, Julienne; Srivastava, Animesh Disclosed

Ways to improve water services by making utilities more accountable to their users : a review (English)

This review aims to help those who work in and with water utilities, as well as organized users, regulators, and policymakers to improve the quality of water services by making service providers more accountable to the people they serve. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 44225 MAY 01, 2008

Muller, Mike; Simpson, Robin; Ginneken, Meike van; Disclosed

Principles of town water supply and sanitation - Part 1 : water supply (English)

This report is a first attempt to set out a strategy for town water supply and sanitation. The primary objective is to identify, and find solutions for, the neglected towns those that fall between rural and urban, the two relatively well established approaches to managing water supply and sanitation services. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 44223 DEC 01, 2007

Pilgrim, Nick; Roche, Bob; Kalbermatten, John; Revels, Cathy; Kariuki, Mukami Disclosed

Principles of town water supply and sanitation - Part 2 : sanitation (English)

This first volume report is an output of the first phase of the Bank Netherlands Water Partnership (BNWP) Funded Project No. 043 investigating the challenges of providing water and sanitation services to towns. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 44224 DEC 01, 2007

Tayler, Kevin Disclosed

Engaging local private operators in water supply and sanitation services (English)

Between 1994 and 2004, the World Bank approved funding for water supply and sanitation (WSS) projects that supported local private sector participation (PSP) in the development or operations (or both) of water supply (and, in a few cases, sewerage) services in small and medium-size towns in a number of countries in Africa, Latin America, and East Asia. ... See More +

Working Paper 38897 DEC 01, 2006

Kariuki,Rosemary Mukami; Requena, Sixto; Triche,Thelma A. Disclosed

Taking account of the poor in water sector regulation (English)

This note seeks to assist policy makers and regulators in identifying what they can do to modify the existing regulatory framework or to implement it in a way that is particularly favorable to poor customers. ... See More +

Working Paper 37534 AUG 01, 2006

Hunt,Catherine M.; Tremolet,Sophie Cecile Marie Disclosed

Rural water supply, sanitation, and hygiene : a review of 25 years of World Bank lending (1978-2003) : summary report (English)

This summary review is drawn from a larger report, "Rural Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene RWSSH) at the World Bank: A Review of 25 Years of Lending (1978-2003),"The review was carried out using data from 397 Bank-supported projects that had identifiable RWSSH components. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 37533 JUL 31, 2006

Characteristics of well-performing public water utilities (English)

Urban water supply and sanitation services have commonly been provided by state-owned, monolithic water organizations. As part of a general move to market-led systems in the 1980s and 1990s, a new paradigm emerged to transform utilities into more modern service delivery organizations that emphasize operational and financial sustainability. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 37291 MAY 01, 2006

Baietti, Aldo; Kingdom, William; van Ginneken, Meike Disclosed

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Flowing forward : freshwater ecosystem adaptation to climate change in water resources management and biodiversity conservation (English)
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NOV 01, 2010 58213 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Private providers of climate change services : the role and scope for the private sector in the provision of non-financial climate change-related services relevant to water infrastructure (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 55571 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Modeling for watershed management : a practitioner's guide (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 55572 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Water and climate change : impacts on groundwater resources and adaptation options (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 55027 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Climate change and urban water utilities : challenges and opportunities (English)
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APR 01, 2010 54235 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Template for assessing the governance of public water supply and sanitation service providers (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 52912 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Integrating environmental flows into hydropower dam planning, design, and operations (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2009 51004 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Using a private operator to establish a corporatized public water utility : the management contract for Johannesburg water (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2009 48907 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Directions in hydropower : scaling up for development (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2009 49017 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Guiding principles for successful reforms of urban water supply and sanitation sectors (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2009 47306 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Deterring corruption and improving governance in the urban water supply and sanitation sector : a sourcebook (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2008 46829 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Key topics in public water utility reform (English)
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AUG 01, 2008 44173 Working Paper
Poverty analysis in agricultural water operations - Phase I : review of World Bank financed projects (English)
See More +
MAY 16, 2008 44226 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Ways to improve water services by making utilities more accountable to their users : a review (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2008 44225 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Principles of town water supply and sanitation - Part 1 : water supply (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2007 44223 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Principles of town water supply and sanitation - Part 2 : sanitation (English)
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DEC 01, 2007 44224 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Engaging local private operators in water supply and sanitation services (English)
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DEC 01, 2006 38897 Working Paper
Taking account of the poor in water sector regulation (English)
See More +
AUG 01, 2006 37534 Working Paper
Rural water supply, sanitation, and hygiene : a review of 25 years of World Bank lending (1978-2003) : summary report (English)
See More +
JUL 31, 2006 37533 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Characteristics of well-performing public water utilities (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2006 37291 Working Paper (Numbered Series)