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Volume 6, Issue 1, 2016

 

Urbanization and periurbanization: Challenges for water governance in south Asia

Edited by Vishal Narain

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Critical Review
Understanding and governing the peri-urban: some critical reflections

Dik Roth
Critical Review 1 – SAWAS 6(1), 2016 (168 downloads)

Down the drain: the tragedy of the disappearing urban commons of Bengaluru

Hita Unnikrishnan, Seema Mundoli, B. Manjunatha, Harini Nagendra
Critical Review 2 – SAWAS 6(1), 2016 (280 downloads)

Original Articles
Governance of flooding risks in informal settlements in satellite cities in the Mumbai region

Nidhi Subramanyam, Charlotte MacAlister
Article 1 – SAWAS 6(1), 2016 (165 downloads)

Urbanization, climate change, and water (in)security in peri-urban areas of postearthquake Kathmandu valley

Anushiya Shrestha, Rajesh Sada
Article 2 – SAWAS 6(1), 2016 (205 downloads)

Urban political ecology of water in Darjeeling, India

Gopa Samanta, Kaberi Koner
Article 3 – SAWAS 6(1), 2016 (174 downloads)

Rural to urban groundwater market: demand management option vs. environmental sustainability

Prakash Nelliyat
Article 4 – SAWAS 6(1), 2016 (166 downloads)

Knowledge incompatibilities and decline of common property resources: a case study of rainwater harvesting systems in urban Bikaner

Anushree Singh
Article 5 – SAWAS 6(1), 2016 (182 downloads)

Applicability of decentralized, small-scale vs. centralized, large-scale Sewage Treatment Plants for urban sanitation: a case study from Sri Lanka

S. Thrikawala, M. I. Sudasinghe, L.W. Galagedara, E.R.N. Gunawardena, N.C. Narayanan
Article 6 – SAWAS 6(1), 2016 (161 downloads)

Commentary
Recognizing sustainability frontiers in the peri-urban

Fiona Marshall
Commentary 1 - SAWAS 6(1), 2016 (175 downloads)

Institutional approaches to peri-urban research: added value and conceptual approach

Sharlene L. Gomes , Leon M. Hermans
Commentary 2 - SAWAS 6(1), 2016 (161 downloads)

The waterscapes of governance

Sahil Patni, Kala Bada
Commentary 3 - SAWAS 6(1), 2016 (178 downloads)

Book Reviews
New slow city- living simply in the world’s fastest city

Denise Fernandes
Book Review 1 - SAWAS 6(1), 2016 (151 downloads)

Conflicts over natural resources in the global south: conceptual approaches

Nihar Gokhale
Book Review 2 - SAWAS 6(1), 2016 (161 downloads)

Applicability of decentralized, small-scale vs. centralized, large-scale Sewage Treatment Plants for urban sanitation: a case study from Sri Lanka

Aditya Kumar Singh
Book Review 3 - SAWAS 6(1), 2016 (170 downloads)

 

Volume 5, Issue 2, 2015

 

In Memoriam Ramaswamy R. Iyer

Edited by Anjal Prakash

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Articles
Standing at the feet of a tall man

Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt
Article 1 – SAWAS 5(2), 2015 (148 downloads)

A Tribute

S. Janakrajan
Article 2 – SAWAS 5(2), 2015 (233 downloads)

An exemplary public intellectual

Dipak Gyawali
Article 3 – SAWAS 5(2), 2015 (149 downloads)

Remembering Ramaswamy Iyer

Depinder Kapur
Article 4 – SAWAS 5(2), 2015 (229 downloads)

Rivers have just lost a great voice of theirs

My times and trysts with India’s Water Wisdom

Ranjan K Panda
Article 5 – SAWAS 5(2), 2015 (160 downloads)

Centre vs States

Nitya Jacob
Article 6 – SAWAS 5(2), 2015 (199 downloads)

A dissenting voice in the water sector

K. J. Joy
Article 7 – SAWAS 5(2), 2015 (154 downloads)

At the threshold between living and dying

Book review of Living Rivers, Dying Rivers
Safa Fanaian
Article 8 – SAWAS 5(2), 2015 (182 downloads)

Selected Works
Selected Works of Mr. Ramaswamy R Iyer

Selected Works 1 - SAWAS 5(2), 2015 (144 downloads)

 

Volume 5, Issue 1, 2015

 

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Exploring the Socio-Economic Impacts of Micro-Irrigation System (MIS): A Case Study of Public Tube wells in Gujarat, Western India

P.K. Viswanathan & Chandrasekhar Bahinipati
Article 1 – SAWAS 5(1), 2015 (145 downloads)

Achieving Food Security in Storm Surge-prone Coastal Polders of South- West Bangladesh

Md. Gulam Kibria, Debanjali Saha, Tamanna Kabir, Taznin Naher, Sultana Maliha, M. Shahjahan Mondal
Article 2 – SAWAS 5(1), 2015 (146 downloads)

The Late Embrace of Urban Water-Service Privatization in India: A Political Economy Explanation

Gregory Pierce
Article 3 – SAWAS 5(1), 2015 (147 downloads)

Commentary
Water into
whine Why deliberative governance of South Asia’s rivers is little more than a talk shop

Paula Hanasz
Commentary 1 - SAWAS 5(1), 2015 (146 downloads)

 

Book Reviews
Diverting the Flow: Gender Equity and Water in South Asia. Margreet Zwarteveen, Sara Ahmed, Suman Rimal Gautam, editors. Zubaan 2012. 623 pp.

Vishal Narain
Book Review 1 - SAWAS 5(1), 2015 (146 downloads)

 

Volume 4, Issue 1, 2014

 

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Articles
Trajectory of Urban River Degradation: People’s Initiatives for Conservation and Restoration (A Case of Hanumante River in Bhaktapur, Nepal)

Rajesh Sada
Article 1 – SAWAS 4(1), 2014 (188 downloads)

Collating Field Experiences to Inform Structured Approaches for Gender and Equity in Wash in India

Sunetra Lala, Aidan Cronin, Malika Basu, Jyotsna
Article 2 – SAWAS 4(1), 2014 (146 downloads)

Maximizing the benefits of learning and knowledge management to tackle the sanitation challenge in India

Carmen Da Silva, Sunetra Lala, V Kurian Baby, Joep Verhagen
Article 3 – SAWAS 4(1), 2014 (151 downloads)

Evaluation of Urban-Wastewater Quality for Irrigation: A Case Study of Khulna City, Bangladesh Kathmandu

Masudur Rahman, Uzzal Kumar Mridha and Nazia Hassan
Article 4 – SAWAS 4(1), 2014 (171 downloads)

 

Volume 3, Issue 2, 2013

 

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Participatory Irrigation Management in Pakistan: Initial Results of a Pilot Project

Muhammad Junaid Usman Akhtar and Denita Cepiku
Article 1 – SAWAS 3(2), 2013 (144 downloads)

Stream Water Quality Depletion Under Intensive Agriculture

M.G.T.S Amarasekara, N.D.K Dayawansa and Ranjith Premalal De Silva
Article 2 – SAWAS 3(2), 2013 (194 downloads)

Living on the Waters of Gandak: A Struggle of the Locals for Existence in the Gandak Area

Shristi Sharma
Article 3 – SAWAS 3(2), 2013 (147 downloads)

Role of Private Water Tanker Operation in Urban Water Supply in Kathmandu

Dibesh Shrestha, Ashutosh Shukhla and Surya Nath Upadhyay
Article 4 – SAWAS 3(2), 2013 (152 downloads)

Volume 3, Issue 1, 2013

Integrated Perspectives to water management in South Asia

Edited by Anjal Prakash and Chanda Goodrich

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Articles
Interdisciplinarity in Water Research, Education and Activism in South Asia: Some Reflections and the Way Forward

Priya Sangameswaram, Vishal Narain and K. J. Joy

Article 1 – SAWAS 3(1), 2013 (203 downloads)

Organizing Water Education Regionally: The Innovations, Experiences and Challenges of Three Southern Water Networks

Edwin Rap, Anjal Prakash and Margreet Zwarteveen

Article 2 – SAWAS 3(1), 2013 (147 downloads)

Situational Analysis of Women Water Professionals in South Asia

Seema Kulkarni

Article 3 – SAWAS 3(1), 2013 (188 downloads)

‘The Times of Hope and Despair’: Gender at the Crossroads of Water and Sanitation in Bangladesh

Fouzia Mannan

Article 4 – SAWAS 3(1), 2013 (145 downloads)

Book Reviews
Land Reform in Developing Countries: Property Rights and Property Wrongs

Joe Hill

Book Review 1 - SAWAS 3(1), 2013 (154 downloads)

Knowledge to Policy: Making the Most of Development Research Reference

Medhavi Sharma

Book Review 2 - SAWAS 3(1), 2013 (153 downloads)

Volume 2, Issue 2, 2011

Water Governance Challenges in South Asia

Edited by Vishwa Ballabh

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Development of an operational iwrm framework in a selected small scale water resources development sector project: in Bangladesh

Sarah Nowreen, M. Shah Alam Khan, Hamidul Huq
Article 1 – SAWAS 2(2), 2011 (157 downloads)

Overview of water allocation practices in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand with a specific reference to future demands

Nitin Kaushal and Madan Lal Kansal
Article 2 – SAWAS 2(2), 2011 (170 downloads)

Equity and social justice in water resource governance: the case of Bangladesh

A.K.M. Jahir Uddin Chowdhury and Golam Rasul
Article 3 – SAWAS 2(2), 2011 (150 downloads)

Book Reviews
New Forms of Urban Governance in India- Shifts, Models, Networks and Contestations

Edited by I.S.A. Baud and J. De Wit
Book Review 1 – SAWAS 2(2), 2011 (145 downloads)

Waterscapes: The Cultural Politics of a Natural Resource

Ed. Amita Baviskar. Ranikhe
Book Review 2 – SAWAS 2(2), 2011 (145 downloads)

Perspective
AID, TECHNOLOGY AND PROJECT DEPENDENCE: A Case of Institutional Weakening of Water Sector from Sri Lanka

N. C. Narayanan and Sunil Thrikawala
Perspective – SAWAS 2(2), 2011 (157 downloads)

Volume 2, Issue 1, 2010

Changing Water Governance in India: Taking the longer view

Edited by Peter Mollinga and S.P. Tucker

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Tanks in the Tungabhadra Sub-Basin and an IWRM Strategy for Tanks: The Long and the Short View

Suhas Paranjape and K.J. Joy

Article 1 – SAWAS 2(1), 2010 (147 downloads)

Irrigation Governance Challenges: Perspectives and Initiatives in Andhra Pradesh

Sanjay Gupta

Article 2 – SAWAS 2(1), 2010 (145 downloads)

The Place of the Tribunal in Inter-State Water Disputes

Narendar Pani

Article 3 – SAWAS 2(1), 2010 (146 downloads)

New Laws Establishing Independent Regulatory Agencies in the Indian Water Sector: Long Term Implications for Governance

Subodh Wagle and Sachin Warghade

Article 4 – SAWAS 2(1), 2010 (176 downloads)

Lessons from an Employee Survey in an Irrigation Department in North India

Harry E. Cantle

Article 5 – SAWAS 2(1), 2010 (145 downloads)

Book Reviews
Water, Ecosystems and Society: A confluence of Disciplines

Anjal Prakash

Book Review 1 – SAWAS 2(1), 2010 (145 downloads)

Resisting Reform? Water Profits and Democracy

Vishwa Ballabh

Book Review 2 – SAWAS 2(1), 2010 (146 downloads)

Volume 1, Issue 2, 2009

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Adaptation to Climate Change Impacts and Regional Cooperation on Water and Hazards in the Himalayan Region

Madhav B. Karki and Rameshananda Vaidya
Article 1 – SAWAS 1(2), 2009 (150 downloads)

The Conception, Design, and Implementation of IMT in Pakistan’s Punjab: A Public Policy Reflection

Mehmood Ul Hassan
Article 2 – SAWAS 1(2), 2009 (146 downloads)

Gone Land, Gone Water : Crossing Fluid Boundaries in Periurban Gurgaon and Faridabad, India

Vishal Narain
Article 3 – SAWAS 1(2), 2009 (147 downloads)

Water Use Conflict between Agriculture and Fisheries in a Selected Water Resources Development Project in Bangladesh

Sonia Binte Murshed and M. Shah Alam Khan
Article 4 – SAWAS 1(2), 2009 (149 downloads)

Book Reviews
Integrated Water Resources Management: Global theory, Emerging Practice and Local Needs

Ramaswamy R Iyer
Book Review 1 – SAWAS 1(2), 2009 (147 downloads)

Taming the Anarchy: Groundwater Governance in South Asia

Linden Vincent
Book Review 2 – SAWAS 1(2), 2009 (145 downloads)

Perspective
Pluralized Water Policy Terrain = Sustainability and Integration

Dipak Gyawali
Perspective – SAWAS 1(2), 2009 (149 downloads)

Volume 1, Issue 1, 2009

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Water Rights in Farmer Managed Irrigation Systems in India: Equity, Rule Making

Peter P. Mollinga
Article 1 – SAWAS 1(1), 2009 (147 downloads)

Methods of Valuation of Water Resources: A Review

Nilanjan Ghosh and Jayanta Bandhopadhyaya
Article 2 – SAWAS 1(1), 2009 (146 downloads)

Urbanization and peri-urbanization: Aggressive competition and unresolved conflicts

S. Janakarajan
Article 3 – SAWAS 1(1), 2009 (145 downloads)

Building an Advocacy Coalition for River Sand Mining Affected Stakeholders in Sri Lanka

Kusum Athokorala
Article 4 – SAWAS 1(1), 2009 (145 downloads)

Hydropower Development in Nepal: Enquiry into the Benefits of a Pluralistic Policy Terrain

Ajaya Dixit
Article 5 – SAWAS 1(1), 2009 (144 downloads)

Book Reviews
Governance of Water –Institutional Alternatives and Political Economy

V.S. Vyas 
Book Review 1 – SAWAS 1(1), 2009 (146 downloads)

Towards Water Wisdom: Limits, Justice and Harmony

Anjal Prakash
Book Review 2 – SAWAS 1(1), 2009 (144 downloads)

Perspective
Putting Cultural Politics into Water Politics

Amita Baviskar 
Perspective – SAWAS 1(1), 2009 (148 downloads)