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Partnering for Solutions: ICTs in Smart Water Management

Partnering for Solutions: ICTs in Smart Water Management
  • International Telecommunication Union (ITU), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). March 2014
  • This report intends to emphasize how Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) can overcome some of the challenges faced in the water sector when there is proper stakeholder involvement. The report showcases the significant roles stakeholders can play in the area of ICTs and Smart Water Management (SWM) and provides some initiatives and their accomplishments. It contains case studies selected to highlight how ICTs can be incorporated to address issues related to the current global water crisis, such as water security, water accessibility, climate change, aging infrastructure and management. It provides an overview of the ICTs as a strategic instrument in SWM and acts as a catalyst for further discussion.
  • Main themes: Capacity building, Climate change, Communication, Development communication, Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), Infrastructure, Participation, Technology, Water availability, Water management, Water scarcity, Water security
  • Main target audience: Governments, International organizations, Service providers, Stakeholders, Water managers, Water operators
  • Main purpose: Advocacy, Capacity-building, Stimulate debate
  • Type of resource: Assessment report, Case studies, Glossary, Recommendations
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Published in 2015