Metropolitan Water Use Conflicts in Asia and the Pacific

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Metropolitan
Water Use Conflicts
in Asia and the Pacific

EDITED BY James E. Nickum and K. William Easter

Westview Press BOULDER· SAN FRANCISCO· OXFORD

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page v
  • Contents ix
  • Figures and Tables xi
  • Foreword xv
  • Preface xvii
  • About the Contributors xix
  • 1 - The Maturing Metropolitan Water Economies 1
  • Notes 14
  • References 16
  • 2 - Urban Water Supply and Sanitation in Developing Countries 19
  • Conclusion 32
  • Notes 34
  • References 34
  • 3 - Beijing's Maturing Socialist Water Economy 37
  • Notes 55
  • References 57
  • 4 - Water Problems in Madras Metropolitan Region, India 61
  • Conclusion 76
  • 5 - Urban Water Management in Metropolitan Manila, Philippines 79
  • References 99
  • 6 - Water Resource Management in a Metropolitan Region Downstream of a Large Lake: Osaka, Japan 101
  • Conclusion 111
  • References 112
  • 7 - Water Use Conflicts in the Seoul Metropolitan Region 113
  • Summary 127
  • References 129
  • 8 - Water Use Conflicts in Bangkok Metropolitan Region, Thailand 131
  • Conclusion 149
  • Annex: Water-Related Laws in Thailand (b.E. 2500 = A.D. 1957) (b.E. = Buddhist Era; A.D. = Anno Domini) 149
  • References 150
  • 9 - Water for Honolulu: Use, Reallocation, and Institutional Change 153
  • Conclusions 164
  • Notes 165
  • References 166
  • 10 - Water Use Conflicts Under Increasing Water Scarcity: The Yahagi River Basin, Central Japan 169
  • Concluding Remarks 183
  • Annex: Yahagi River Water Use Coordination Association 183
  • Notes 185
  • References 185
  • 11 - Alternative Approaches to Urban Water Management 187
  • Note 209
  • References 211
  • Index 213
  • About the Book 219
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