Water scarcity is particularly acute in urban areas in developing countries, where a safe and secure water supply is threatened by rapid economic development and urbanization, population growth, and the deterioration of water environment. In this dissertation, it is argued that the appropriate policy interventions might allow developing countries to achieve economic development with less capita water consumptions, the privatization reform and the participation of multinational corporations in Chinese water sector contributed to the growth of productivity of the whole sector, and environmental campaign and public participation enhance citizens’ environmental awareness which in turn contribute to water conservation.
|Qualification||Doctor of Philosophy|
|Award date||25 Feb 2015|
|Place of Publication||Maastricht|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|
- water management