From the perspective of the maturing metropolitan water economy, this book considers the problems of urban water management in Asia and the Pacific. It focuses on the institutional and policy dimensions of conflict and provides viable options for reducing the growing frictions among water users. .
1. The Maturing Metropolitan Water Economies 2. Urban Water Supply and Sanitation in Developing Countries 3. Beijing's Maturing Socialist Water Economy 4. Water Problems in Madras Metropolitan Region, India 5. Urban Water Management in Metropolitan Manila, Philippines 6. Water Resource Management in a Metropolitan Region Downstream of a Large Lake: Osaka, Japan 7. Water Use Conflicts in the Seoul Metropolitan Region 8. Water Use Conflicts in Bangkok Metropolitan Region, Thailand 9. Water for Honolulu: Use, Reallocation, and Institutional Change 10. Water Use Conflicts Under Increasing Water Scarcity: The Yahagi River Basin, Central Japan 11. Alternative Approaches to Urban Water Management