In the light of the need for decisionmakers in developing countries to adopt a systematic and rational approach to water supply planning, this book provides a comprehensive and balanced treatment of water policy analysis and planning in the context of environmentally sustainable development.
1. Introduction and Overview 2. An Integrated Approach to Water Resource Management 3. Economic Evaluation of Water Supply Projects and Programs 4. Water Supply Systems and Their Optimization 5. Environmental Issues in Water Management 6. Incorporating Environmental Concerns into Decision making 7. Demand Analysis and Forecasting 8. Pricing Policy 9. Rural and Low-Cost Water Supply 10. Africa: Economic Analysis of a Typical Water Supply Project 11. Brazil: National Water Supply Policy and Evaluation of the Sao Paulo Water Utility 12. Brazil: Water Pricing Policy and Marginal Costs 13. Philippines: Management of Groundwater Depletion and Saline Intrusion