Water and wastewater in developing countries: Present reality and strategy for the future

  • Ujang Z
  • Buckley C
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This paper summarises the paper presentation sessions at the Conference, as well giving insights on the issues related to developing countries. It also discusses the present status of practice and research on water and wastewater management, and projected future scenario based not only on the papers presented in the Conference, but also on other sources. The strategy is presented to overcome many problems in developing countries such as rapid urbanization, industrialization, population growth, financial and institutional problems and, depleting water resources. The strategy consists of Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM), cleaner industrial production, waste minimisation and financial arrangements.

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  • Developing countries
  • Management
  • Research
  • Wastewater
  • Water

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  • PMID: 12448446
  • SCOPUS: 2-s2.0-0036430058
  • SGR: 0036430058
  • ISBN: 0273-1223
  • PUI: 35331098
  • ISSN: 02731223


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