As countries around the world have addressed their ever more pressing needs in water management, several basic institutional principles have evolved.
|Water resources institutions : some principles and practices
|Year of Publication
|World Bank technical paper
|viii, 40 p.: 1 fig.
|Washington, DC, USA
|cost recovery, financial management, financing, government organizations, institutional framework, legislation, non-governmental organizations, water authorities, water management, water rights
As countries around the world have addressed their ever more pressing needs in water management, several basic institutional principles have evolved. The administration of resources allocation, organizational structure, long-term and real-time management and the financing of essential activities follow similar paths in these countries. Examples in this paper illustrate the variations in application as influenced by the particular situations, including their history and stage of resources development.