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Water and cities in Latin America : challenges for sustainable development

Author: Ismael Aguilar Barajas; Jürgen Mahlknecht; Jonathan Kaledin; Marianne Kjellén; Abel Mejía
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2015.
Series: Earthscan studies in water resource management.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ismael Aguilar Barajas; Jürgen Mahlknecht; Jonathan Kaledin; Marianne Kjellén; Abel Mejía
ISBN: 9780415730976 041573097X
OCLC Number: 902936308
Description: xxi, 282 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction Ismael Aguilar-Barajas, Jurgen Mahlknecht, Jonathan Kaledin, Marianne Kjellen and Abel Mejia-Betancourt Part 1: Water, Cities and Financing 1. Water, Cities and Sustainable Development: Setting the Scene Ismael Aguilar-Barajas 2. Why Does Understanding the Urban Water Link Matter? Abel Mejia-Betancourt 3. Challenges and Policy Options for Financing Urban Water and Sanitation Anthony Cox and Peter Borkey Part 2: Managing Water and Sanitation Services 4. Urban Water Management in Sao Paulo to Achieve Universal Access to Water Supply and Sanitation Services Dilma Pena 5. Water Services in Lima, Peru: Understanding the Linkages between Urban Development, Social Inequality and Water Antonio A.R. Ioris 6. Urban Wastewater Governance in Latin America: Panorama and Reflections for a Research Agenda Raul Pacheco-Vega 7. Issues and Challenges for Water Supply, Storm Water Drainage and Wastewater in the Mexico City Metropolitan Area Polioptro F. Martinez and Erick R. Bandala 8. Urban Groundwater Supply in Latin American Cities: Panorama and the Cases of Mexico City and Sao Paulo Jurgen Mahlknecht and Ricardo Hirata and Rogelio Ledesma Part 3: Climate Change, Risk Management and Planning 9. Flash Floods in the Monterrey Metropolitan Area, Mexico: Lessons from Hurricane Alex Nicholas P. Sisto and Aldo Ivan Ramirez 10. The Rio Bogota Environmental Recuperation and Flood Control Project Carlos Costa Posada, Carlos Felipe Urazan Bonells and Edder A. Velandia Duran 11. Protection and Environmental Restoration of the Pichincha Slopes in Quito, Ecuador Xavier Vidal, Lucia Burgos and Othon Zevallos 12. Water Resources Management and Climate Change Adaptation in the Rio Grande Basin, Argentina: A Case Study Introducing the Hydro-BID Modelling System Fernando Miralles-Wilhelm, Eugene Brantly, Marcelo Borsellino, Edgardo Castellano, Robert Dykes, Fekadu Moreda, Raul Munoz-Castillo, Jay Rineer, Bill Wheaton, and Alan Wyatt Part 4: Green Infrastructure Development 13. Green Growth and Water Services in Latin American Cities Greg Browder 14. Water Funds as a Tool for Urban Water Provision and Watershed Conservation in Latin America Fernando Veiga, Alejandro Calvache, Silvia Benitez, Jorge Leon and Aurelio Ramos 15. Green Infrastructure and Watershed Protection in US Cities: Insights for Latin America Jonathan Kaledin
Series Title: Earthscan studies in water resource management.
Responsibility: edited by Ismael Aguilar-Barajas, Jürgen Mahlknecht, Jonathan Kaledin, Marianne Kjellén and Abel Mejía-Betancourt.
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