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Global Issues in Water Policy

Transforming Water Management in South Africa

Designing and Implementing a New Policy Framework

Editors: Schreiner, Barbara, Hassan, Rashid (Eds.)

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  • Features new essays and case studies from South Africa on the challenges and success of implementing wide reaching water reform
  • Provides stimulating text that will engage decision-makers, professionals, researchers and students in the practical challenges of water policy reform and implementation
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One of the early set of reforms that South Africa embarked on after emerging from apartheid was in the water sector, following a remarkable, consultative process. The policy and legal reforms were comprehensive and covered almost all aspects of water management including revolutionary changes in defining and allocating rights to water, radical reforms in water management and supply institutions, the introduction of the protection of environmental flows, and major shifts in charging for water use and in the provision of free basic water. Over ten years of implementation of these policy and legislative changes mean that valu­able lessons have already been learned and useful experiences gained in the challenge of effective water resources management and water services provision in a middle income country.   Transforming Water Management in South Africa analyses and documents these experiences for the benefit of water managers and policy makers in the country, the developing world and the international community at large.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)
  • The Political, Social and Economic Context of Changing Water Policy in South Africa Post-1994

    Pages 1-17

    Koppen, Barbara (et al.)

  • Water Resource Situation, Strategies and Allocation Regimes in South Africa

    Pages 19-32

    Rooyen, Johan (et al.)

  • Water Services in South Africa 1994–2009

    Pages 33-71

    Eales, Kathy

  • Water, Sanitation and Wastewater Management: Some Questions for National Water Security in South Africa

    Pages 73-96

    Eales, Kathy

  • Transforming Legal Access to Water to Redress Social Inequity and Economic Inefficiency

    Pages 97-118

    Quibell, Gavin (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Transforming Water Management in South Africa
Book Subtitle
Designing and Implementing a New Policy Framework
Editors
  • Barbara Schreiner
  • Rashid Hassan
Series Title
Global Issues in Water Policy
Series Volume
2
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-90-481-9367-7
DOI
10.1007/978-90-481-9367-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-90-481-9366-0
Softcover ISBN
978-94-007-3405-0
Series ISSN
2211-0631
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVIII, 278
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