Good Practices in Urban Water Management: Decoding Good Practices for a Successful Future

Publication | July 2012

The water problems in Asia’s cities are similar. However, no one single model of urban water management will be suitable for all urban areas.

This report presents case studies on successful Asian water utilities. The case studies provide objective, accurate, and critical analyses of urban water management practices in eight Asian cities over a 10-year period. Other local leaders throughout the developing world can use these cases to help craft their own solutions, taking into account specific local circumstances. What is most important for cities is to find some common base elements for success and then replicate these, albeit with appropriate modifications, to suit their own special conditions.


  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Jamshedpur, India
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Manila, Philippines
  • Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Shenzhen, People's Republic of China
  • Singapore
  • Gearing for the Future: A Framework for Success

Additional Details

  • Water
  • Urban Water
  • Water Resource Management
  • Cambodia
  • China, People's Republic of
  • India
  • Malaysia
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Sri Lanka
  • Thailand
  • BKK102333
  • 978-92-9092-740-2 (Print)
  • 978-92-9092-741-9 (Web)

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