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The Water Poverty Index : assessing water scarcity at different scales

Author
Gine, R.; Pérez-Foguet, A.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
II Congrés UPC Sostenible 2015
Date of publication
2010
Presentation's date
2009-07-09
Book of congress proceedings
II Congrés UPC Sostenible 2015: la recerca en sostenibilitat: estat actual i reptes de futur, Barcelona, 9 i 10 de juliol de 2010
First page
1
Last page
12
Publisher
Centre per a la Sostenibilitat
Repository
http://upcommons.upc.edu/revistes/handle/2099/8123 Open in new window
Abstract
An assessment of water stress and scarcity requires a multi-faceted approach to achieve real water poverty reduction. Several issues impact the ability of people to access to and properly use water and improved sanitation facilities. Among them are the availability of water resources, the capacity of communities to manage the schemes, the economic aspects of services affordability, and the environmental issues. However, they are often treated separately, and not as an integrated, dynamic proces...
Citation
Giné Garriga, Ricard; Pérez-Foguet, Agustí. The Water Poverty Index: Assessing water scarcity at different scales. A: II Congrés UPC Sostenible 2015: la recerca en sostenibilitat: estat actual i reptes de futur. "UPC Sostenible 2015". Centre per a la Sostenibilitat, 2009.
Keywords
Poverty, Spatial scale, Water Poverty Index, Water Resources Management
Group of research
EScGD - Engineering Sciences and Global Development
GRECDH - Research Group on Development and human development

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