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The role of urban water distribution networks in the process of sustainable urbanisation in developing countries. Case study: Wuckro Supply. Wukro Town(Ethiopia)

Author
Jiménez, R.; Magrinya, F.; Almandoz, J.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
First Procedings of the First International Conference on Sustainable Urbanisation
Date of publication
2010
Presentation's date
2010-12-15
Book of congress proceedings
Proceedings of the First International Conference on Sustainable Urbanization (ICSU 2010): 15-17 December 2010, Hong Kong, China
First page
1
Last page
6
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/12167 Open in new window
Abstract
The development of urban distribution networks in the South is often carried out by agents of the North and analyzed under the financial and operational indicators used also in the North. Using the results of a case study in a small urban centre in Ethiopia, we propose a different evaluation model to measure the efficiency of such implementations across the concepts of Sustainable Urbanization. GIS maps are used to analyze the evolution of urban basic services, the dynamics of population movemen...
Citation
Jiménez, R.; Magrinya, F.; Almandoz, J. The role of urban water distribution networks in the process of sustainable urbanisation in developing countries. Case study: Wuckro Supply. Wukro Town(Ethiopia). A: International Conference on Sustainable Urbanisation. "First Procedings of the First International Conference on Sustainable Urbanisation". Hong Kong: 2010, p. 1-6.
Keywords
Water Distribution Management, Water Services in the South, Water and Sustainable Urbanization
Group of research
GRECDH - Research Group on Development and human development

Participants

  • Jiménez Redal, Rubén  (author and speaker )
  • Magrinya Torner, Francesc  (author and speaker )
  • Almandoz, J.  (author and speaker )

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