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A Tool for Coastal and Small Island State Water Utilities to Assess and Manage Climate Change Risk - Cover image
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A Tool for Coastal and Small Island State Water Utilities to Assess and Manage Climate Change Risk
GWOPA, UN-HABITAT
Climate Change is big news all over the world. Coastal water utilities and those of small island states, especially in the developing world, already bear the brunt of climate change, often to much higher degrees than their inland counterparts.This guidebook is designed to help utilities identify and assess climate change manifestations that impact adversely on their operations and formulate a credible response.
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WOP Case Study - Belize Water Services & Contra Costa Water District - Cover image
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WOP Case Study: Belize Water Services & Contra Costa Water District
BEWOP, GWOPA, UN-HABITAT, UNESCO-IHE, Vincent Merme
In May 2009, BWS staff and the former General Manager of CCWD met at a regional Caribbean water-related meeting. This first contact led to exchanges on hand-held meter-readers and, three months later, an informal visit of Customer Service staff from Belize to shadow their peers at CCWD. In May 2010, the heads of BWS and CCWD again met informally during a NRW workshop organized by the IADB in Belize, where they discussed partnership possibilities. Soon afterwards, they asked the WOP-LAC platform…
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