Sick water? : the central role of wastewater management in sustainable development : a rapid response assessment (Book, 2010) [University of Washington Libraries]
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Sick water? : the central role of wastewater management in sustainable development : a rapid response assessment

Sick water? : the central role of wastewater management in sustainable development : a rapid response assessment

Author: Emily Corcoran; United Nations Environment Programme.; United Nations Human Settlements Programme.; GRID--Arendal.
Publisher: Arendal, Norway : United Nations Environment Programme : GRID-Arendal, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"The first part of this report addresses the critical challenges we face in managing wastewater and considers the implications for people and the environment across different sectors, and how these may be influenced by issues such as population growth, urbanization and climate change. The second part looks at solutions and how these challenges can be turned around ... The policy recommendations presented in part III  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, International government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Corcoran; United Nations Environment Programme.; United Nations Human Settlements Programme.; GRID--Arendal.
ISBN: 9788277010755 8277010753
OCLC Number: 1044249793
Description: 85 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: Pt. 1. The challenges of wastewater and wastewater management. Wastewater and urban life --
Wastewater, food security and production --
Wastewater and industry --
Wastewater, health and human wellbeing --
Wastewater and ecosystem function --
Wastewater and global exchange --
pt. 2. Realising the opportunities of wastewater. Recognising wastewater as a resource --
Defusing the crisis : managing wastewater effectively --
pt. 3. Policy recommendations.
Responsibility: Emily Corcoran [and others].

Abstract:

Given that a healthier future needs urgent global action for smart, sustained investment to improve wastewater management, this report tackles the current challenges faced in wastewater management.  Read more...
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