Essays about: "water and sustainability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 307 essays containing the words water and sustainability.

  1. 1. Sustainability assessment of sanitation systems in El Alto, Bolivia : A pre-study

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Malin Smith; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable sanitation; peri-urban; urine-diverting dry toilet; waste stabilization pond; stakeholder; Hållbar sanitet; peri-urban; urinsorterande torrtoalett; stabiliseringsdamm; intressent;

    Abstract : The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Target 6.2 aims at providing access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all and to end open defecation by 2030. Yet, 47 % of the population in Bolivia lacked access to basic sanitation services in 2012. READ MORE

  2. 2. Value and sustainability design concept assessment using Discrete Event Simulation : A case in the road constructor sector

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för maskinteknik

    Author : Natalie Kauppi; [2020]
    Keywords : Value-driven design; life cycle performances; sustainability profile; Net Present Value; Discrete event simulation; Värdedriven design; livscykelprestanda; hållbarhetsprofil; Net Present Value; Diskret händelsesimulering;

    Abstract : This master thesis has been performed in association with Blekinge Institute of Technology and in collaboration with the company Dynapac Compaction Equipment AB. The thesis aims to investigate how Discrete Event Simulation (DES) can be used for value and sustainability design concept assessments in early design stages. READ MORE

  3. 3. Day Zero: Communicating the water crisis in Cape Town, 2015-2018 : A qualitative study about the communication during the water crisis and how the public responded to the messages

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för miljö- och livsvetenskaper (from 2013)

    Author : Fredrik Karlsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Water; water crisis; communication; South Africa; Day Zero; water use; Vatten; vattenkris; kommunikation; Sydafrika; Day Zero; vattenanvändning;

    Abstract : Stigande urbanisering och större befolkningar har ökat trycket på städer och deras förmågor att förse alla med de vardagstjänster som städerna vanligtvis har kapacitet att erbjuda. Att förse alla med dricksvatten är något som har blivit en utmaning då vattenanvändningen har stigit samtidigt som vattentillgången varierar beroende på nederbörd, och potentiellt minskat på grund av klimatförändringarna. READ MORE

  4. 4. The potential of innovative dry source-separating urban sanitation technologies in Montero, Bolivia : A sustainability assessment

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Ylva Geber; [2020]
    Keywords : Montero; UDDT; nutrient recycling; sanitation; sustainability; multiple criteria; health; resource use; environmental; technical; organizational; financial; fertilizer; Montero; UDDT; näringsåtervinning; sanitet; hållbarhet; multipla kriterier; hälsa; resursanvändning; miljö; tekniskt; organisatorisk; finansiellt; gödselmedel;

    Abstract : Montero is one of the cities with the highest population growth inthe lowlands of Bolivia. According to Montero's municipal plan for water and sanitation, only 36 % of the population in the urban areas of Montero is connected to the sewage system. READ MORE

  5. 5. Climate adaptation for coastal zones : benefits and tradeoffs in a southern Swedish case

    University essay from SLU/Dept. Of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management

    Author : Johan Singharat Borner; [2020]
    Keywords : adaptation; climate change; coastal squeeze; sea level rise; flood; resilience; storm surge;

    Abstract : Climate change in coastal areas implies sea level rise and more frequent extreme weather events causing floods. Floods cause property damage and risk to people as the coastal zones many times are built and developed environments. Besides from this, the coastal zones have high ecological values connected to the coastal dynamics. READ MORE