Essays about: "Water supply"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 424 essays containing the words Water supply.

  1. 1. Peace in the peaks? Changes in water and land distribution in Colombia’s southern highlands during the Post-Peace Agreement phase

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Laura Betancur Alarcón; [2019]
    Keywords : Colombia; highlands; peace agreement; armed conflict; water; political ecology; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Governance of environmental resources plays a key role in enhancing or hindering progress towards peace in post-conflict societies. Two years after the signing of the Peace Agreement between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and the government of Colombia, new dynamics on natural resource and land-use are leading to environmental harm in some regions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Free cooling in data centers : Experimental test of direct airside economization with direct evaporative cooling

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för tillämpad fysik och elektronik

    Author : Rickard Liikamaa; [2019]
    Keywords : Data center; free cooling; evaporative cooling;

    Abstract : The backbone of the expanding Information and Communication Technology (ICT)-sector are data centers. In these, Information Technology (IT) equipment is housed which provides computational power for e.g. cloud computing and internet services. READ MORE

  3. 3. Differentiated vulnerabilities and capacities for adaptation: A case study on household adaptation to water shortage in Gaborone

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Josefine Lund Schlamovitz; [2019]
    Keywords : Adaptive Capacity; Botswana; Climate Change Adaptation; Gaborone; Intersectionality; Vulnerability; Water Shortage.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Provision of freshwater to urban residents remains a significant global challenge. A challenge whose impendent success in many regions is further threatened by climate change and urbanization projections, subsequently increasing the pressure on urban water supply. READ MORE

  4. 4. Conjunctive Operation of Hydro and Solar PV Power with Pumped Storage at Kafue Gorge Power Station (Zambia)

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Energiteknik

    Author : Elvis Nyirenda; [2019]
    Keywords : Photovoltaic; Hydro; Power; Storage; Pumped Hydro Storage; Zambia;

    Abstract : This report covers the work carried out to redesign the two existing conventional hydro power stations in Zambia on the Kafue river into the pumped storage facility with solar photovoltaic power so that security of supply and water conservation is achieved to reduce the power deficits during the dry and drought periods. The two stations are Kafue gorge upper power station (KGUPS) and Kafue gorge lower power station (KGLPS) with an installed capacity of 990 MW and 750 MW respectively. READ MORE

  5. 5. Patching Domestic Water Practices in Old Havana : A Minor Field Study

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Ninél Sukovich; [2019]
    Keywords : technology; water; infrastructure; social practice; domestic water consumption; Cuba; Havana; gender; everyday life;

    Abstract : Many citizens living in Old Havana, Cuba, do not have regular access to potable water in their homes. As a result, this thesis explores how the water infrastructure in Old Havana shapes the everyday lives of local residents. READ MORE