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Water21 - magazine of the International Water Association

June 2003

Issue 5.3

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COVER STORY

Return to resources for the World Bank
Fear of controversy, along with the anticipation that the private sector would step in to implement projects, have seen the World Bank withdraw from major water resources infrastructure projects. A new strategy signals a return to such projects, the bank’s senior water resources adviser, John Briscoe tells Keith Hayward.

NEWS / ANALYSIS

Including... US concerns over arsenic continue Two recent news items from the United States have once again highlighted concerns over arsenic levels in drinking water and associated standards imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
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GLOBAL FOCUS

13. Return to resources for the World Bank
By Keith Hayward

DRINKING WATER

18. The safety plan route to supply security
By Bill McCann
20. The shape of supply to come
By Bill McCann
21. Optimisation for Larnaka desalination
By Shlomo Sarel, Yair Sarel, Michael Korner and Boris Liberman
22. Optimising phosphate dosing for plumbosolvency control
By Colin Hayes and Andrew Elphick
25. Cleaning: a must for membranes
By Lis Stedman

MIDDLE EAST / AFRICA

28. Private progress in Ajman
By Peter Reina
31. Local moves for South Africa
By Peter Reina
32. Retracing Dar es Salaam’s road to reform
By Peter Reina
33. A model stormwater solution
By Paul Shepherd

STORMWATER

36. Sustainable solutions for drainage
By Lis Stedman
38. Stormwater treatment with constructed wetlands
By Miklas Scholz

INSTRUMENTATION AND CONTROL

39. Practical control for wastewater treatment
By Martijn Devisscher, Gunther Parmentier and Chris Thoeye

WATER21 CASEBOOK

49. Challenges towards sustainable urban water management in developing countries
By Markus Starkl, Laura Grassini, Pratap Raval, Silvia Grandi and Tom Donnelly

WATER LOSS

54. A practical approach to water loss reduction
By Ken Brothers

WATER UTILITY 21

47. Investment issues for water supply and sanitation in the Russian Federation
By Nickolai Zhukov

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

56. A culture of collaboration
By Paul Shepherd

58. Water21NTERNET

63. IWA NEWS

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67. IWA EVENTS

68. DIARY