A renewed commitment to improved provision of water and sanitation emerged in Johannesburg in 2002. However, given the predicted growth in global population, this commitment will pose formidable challenges. This special edition illustrates the range of approaches that will be necessary .
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Table of ContentsEditorial IntroductionJonathan Chenoweth, University of Surrey, UK, and Juliet Bird, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Ownership and Performance of Water UtilitiesSteven Renzetti and Diane Dupont, Brock University, CanadaThe Limits of Production Efficiency Analysis: New Institutional Economics and PSP ContractsDieter Rothenberger and Bernhard Truffer, CIRUS, SwitzerlandThe Involvement of the Private Sector in Water Servicing: Effects on the Urban Poor in the Case of Aguascalientes, MexicoLeslie Morris, Consultant, Canada, and Luis Fernando Gallardo Cabrera, IMPLAN, MexicoReducing Water and Sanitation Backlogs in Rural Areas: Umgeni Water’s Response as an Implementing Agent within KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaDavid A. Stephen, Umgeni Water, South AfricaSustainable Water Supply for a Remote Rural Community in Mozambique: Oxfam Australia and the Chicomo Rural Development ProjectElizabeth Mann, Oxfam AustraliaIndigenous People, Women and Water: The Importance of Local Knowledge for Project Planning in an African ContextFenda A. Akiwumi, Texas State University, USAWater Supply in Singapore: Challenges and ChoicesKim Chuan Goh, National Institute of Education, Singapore