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Institutional Governance and Regulation of Water Services: The Essential Elements

By: Michael John Rouse

IWA Publishing

Hardback | Sep 2007 | #171693 | ISBN-13: 9781843391340
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Institutional Governance and Regulation of Water Services provides the key elements of policy, governance and regulation necessary for sustainable water and sanitation services. On policy matters, it covers important aspects of separation of policy and delivery, integrated planning, sustainable cost recovery, provisions for the poor, and transparency. Regulation and Regulatory Bodies are presented in their various forms, with discussion of why some form of independent scrutiny is essential for sustainability. There is a separate chapter on Drinking Water Quality Regulation including setting standards and discussion on how to incorporate managing risk in regulatory approaches.

It is the first book to give a comprehensive review of the key elements of policy, governance and regulation for sustainable water services, based on experience from around the world.

The focus is on what works and what does not, based on consideration of basic principles and on case studies in both developing and developed countries.

There is a second edition.  


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