Transforming Water Management in South Africa Designing and Implementing a New Policy Framework /

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 def...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Schreiner, Barbara., Hassan, Rashid.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 2011.
Series: Global Issues in Water Policy, 2
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Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgements
  • List of Contributors
  • Abbreviations
  • 1. The Political, Social and Economic Context of Changing Water Policy in South Africa Post-1994
  • 2. Water Resource Situation, Strategies and Allocation Regimes in South Africa
  • 3. Water Services in South Africa 1994 – 2009
  • 4. Water, Sanitation and Wastewater Management: Some Questions for National Water Security in South Africa
  • 5. Transforming Legal Access to Water to Redress Social Inequity and Economic Inefficiency
  • 6. Protecting Aquatic Ecosystem Health for Sustainable Use
  • 7. Catchment Management Agencies: A Case Study of Institutional Reform in South Africa
  • 8. National Water Security: Planning and Implementation
  • 9. Pricing of Water for Cost Recovery, Economic Efficiency and Social Equity
  • 10. Mainstreaming Gender in Water Management in South Africa
  • 11. The Role of Information Systems Management in the Management of Water
  • 12. The Water Research Commission
  • 13. Transboundary Water Management Issues Under the NWA and Regional Collaboration, Policies and Conventions
  • 14. Lessons and Conclusions
  • Index.