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Author Lee, Poh Onn.

Title Water Issues in Southeast Asia : present trends and future direction / edited by Lee Poh Onn
Published Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (355 pages)
Contents 1. Introduction; 2. China and the Potential for Conflict over Water among Eurasian States; 3. River Basin Agreements as Facilitators of Development; 4. Privatization of Water Services via Public-Private Partnership and Implications for Southeast Asia; 5. Indonesia's Water Management Reform; 6. Water Resource Management Issues in Malaysia; 7. Privatization Issues in Water Supply in Malaysia; 8. Troubled Waters: Rehabilitating the Pasig River, the Philippines; 9. The Privatization of Water Services in Metro Manila: Lessons from a Mixed Outcome
10. Singapore's Experiene in Water Resource Management11. Thailand's Water Sector: Overview and Implications; 12. Water Resources and Issues Concerning Sustainable Watershed Management Practices in Vietnam; Index
Summary Water has been dubbed the ""oil of the 21st century"" because of its increasing global scarcity. In Southeast Asia, water resources have been strained by the greater demand from different sectors such as agriculture, industry and domestic users. This situation is only likely to worsen in the future if active measures are not taken now. Is there a standard framework that can be adopted to promote cooperation in the use of water among countries? Could clearer institutions in river basins provide the backdrop for a more effective water management strategy in Southeast Asia? Does private sector in
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Subject Water resources development -- Southeast Asia -- Congresses.
Water utilities -- Southeast Asia -- Congresses.
Water-supply -- Southeast Asia -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789812309839