June 2008



Water, politics and development: Introducing Water Alternatives
François Molle, Peter P. Mollinga and Ruth Meinzen-Dick
Water Alternatives 1(1): 1-6                        Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF



Water, politics and development: Framing a political sociology of water resources management
Peter P. Mollinga
Water Alternatives 1(1): 7-23                       Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

A political economy of water in southern Africa
Larry A. Swatuk
Water Alternatives 1(1): 24-47                      Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water rights arenas in the Andes: Networks to strengthen local water control
Rutgerd Boelens
Water Alternatives 1(1):  48-65                     Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

River-basin politics and the rise of ecological democracy in Southeast Asia and Southern Africa
Christopher Sneddon and Coleen Fox
Water Alternatives 1(1): 66-88                      Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Lost in translation: The participatory imperative and local water governance in north Thailand and southwest Germany
Andreas Neef
Water Alternatives 1(1): 89-110                    Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Men, masculinities and water powers in irrigation
Margreet Zwarteveen
Water Alternatives 1(1): 111-130                  Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Nirvana concepts, storylines and policy models: Insights from the water sector
François Molle
Water Alternatives 1(1): 131-156                  Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Distilling or diluting? Negotiating the water research-policy interface
Frances Cleaver and Tom Franks
Water Alternatives 1(1): 157-176                  Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF


Book Reviews

Modern myths of the Mekong: A critical review of water and development concepts, principles and policies. (Kummu, M.; Keskinen, M. and Varis, O. (Eds). 2008).
Rajesh Daniel
Water Alternatives 1(1): 177-179               Full Text - PDF


October 2008


Reflections from South Africa on a possible benefit-sharing approach for transboundary waters
Antony Turton

Water Alternatives 1(2): 180-200               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The politics of model maintenance: The Murray Darling and Brantas River Basins compared
Anjali Bhat

Water Alternatives 1(2): 201-218               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Liberalization reform, ‘neo-centralism’ and black market: The political diseconomy of Lake Nasser fishery development
Christophe Béné, Bastien Bandi and Fanny Durville

Water Alternatives 1(2): 219-235              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The ambiguity of community: Debating alternatives to private sector provision of urban water supply
Karen Bakker

Water Alternatives 1(2): 236-252              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water institutional reforms in Scotland: Contested objectives and hidden disputes
Antonio Ioris

Water Alternatives 1(2): 253-270               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Contested hydrohegemony: Hydraulic control and security in Turkey
Jeroen Warner

Water Alternatives 1(2): 271-288               Abstract   | Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

The environmental history of water (P.S. Jutti, T.S. Katko and H.S.Vuorinen (Eds). 2008. IWA Publishing, London, UK).
Gabor Laszlo Szanto
Water Alternatives 1(2): 289-291               Full Text - PDF

International water security: Domestic threats and opportunities (Nevelina I. Pachova, Mikiyasu Nakayama and Libor Jansky. 2008. United Nations University Press, Tokyo, Japan)
Mark Giordano
Water Alternatives 1(2): 292-293               Full Text - PDF

February 2009



Ecology and equity in rights to land and water: A study in south eastern Palakkad in Kerala
Jyothi Krishnan and Abey George

Water Alternatives 2(1): 1-15                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Organising water: The hidden role of intermediary work
Timothy Moss, Will Medd, Simon Guy and Simon Marvin

Water Alternatives 2(1): 16-33               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water and poverty in two Colombian watersheds
Nancy Johnson, James García, Jorge E. Rubiano, Marcela Quintero, Rubén Estrada, Esther Mwangi, Adriana Moreno, Alexandra Peralta and Sara Granados

Water Alternatives 2(1): 34-52               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF


Special Section: Transformations of rural water governance. Guest editor Andreas Neef

Transforming rural water governance: Towards deliberative and polycentric models?
Andreas Neef

Water Alternatives 2(1): 53-60               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Path dependencies and institutional bricolage in post-soviet water governance
Jenniver Sehring

Water Alternatives 2(1): 61-81                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Developing participatory models of watershed management in the Sugar Creek watershed (Ohio, USA)
Jason Shaw Parker, Richard Moore and Mark Weaver

Water Alternatives 2(1): 82-100              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Place-based knowledge networks: The case of water management in South-West Victoria, Australia
Kevin O’Toole, Anne Wallis and Brad Mitchell

Water Alternatives 2(1): 101-114             Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Polycentrism and poverty: Experiences of rural water supply reform in Namibia
Thomas Falk, Bernadette Bock and Michael Kirk

Water Alternatives 2(1): 115-137             Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF



Viewpoint - Further ideas towards a water ethic
Adrian C. Armstrong

Water Alternatives 2(1): 138-147              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Viewpoint - Butterflies vs. hydropower: Reflections on large dams in contemporary Africa
Henry Shirazu Alhassan

Water Alternatives 2(1): 148-160               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF


Book Reviews

Gender and natural resource management: Livelihoods, mobility and interventions (B. Resurreccion, and R. Elmhirst (Eds). 2008).
Louis Lebel and Santita Ganjanapan
Water Alternatives 2(1): 161-163               Full Text - PDF

Water and peace for the people: Possible solutions to water disputes in the Middle East (J.M. Trondalen. 2008).
Mark Zeitoun
Water Alternatives 2(1): 164-166               Full Text - PDF

June 2009


Fishing for influence: Fisheries science and evidence in water resource development in the Mekong basin
Richard M. Friend

Water Alternatives 2(2): 167-182               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

African models for transnational river basin organisations in Africa: An unexplored dimension
Douglas J. Merrey

Water Alternatives 2(2): 183-204               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Continuing discontinuities: Local and state perspectives on cattle production and water management in Botswana
Emmanuel Manzungu, Tiego J. Mpho and Africa Mpale-Mudanga

Water Alternatives 2(2): 205-224               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Europeanisation and the rescaling of water services: Agency and state spatial strategies in the Algarve, Portugal
Andreas Thiel

Water Alternatives 2(2): 225-244               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Changing power relations in the Nile river basin: Unilateralism vs. cooperation?
Ana E. Cascão

Water Alternatives 2(2): 245-268              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The politics of PVC: Technology and institutions in upland water management in northern Thailand
Nathan Badenoch

Water Alternatives 2(2): 269-288               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Total water management: Practices for a sustainable future (Neil S. Grigg. 2008).
Tapio S. Katko
Water Alternatives 2(2): 289-290               Full Text - PDF

Transboundary water governance in southern Africa (Larry A. Swatuk and Lars Wirkus. 2009).
Coleen Fox
Water Alternatives 2(2): 291-292               Full Text - PDF

Environmental protection of international watercourses under international law (McIntyre, O. 2007).
Joseph W. Dellapenna
Water Alternatives 2(2): 293-296               Full Text - PDF

October 2009


Is the water sector lagging behind education and health on aid effectiveness? Lessons from Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Uganda
Katharina Welle, Josephine Tucker, Alan Nicol, Barbara Evans

Water Alternatives 2(3): 297-314              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Institutions that cannot manage change: A Gandhian perspective on the Cauvery dispute in South India
Narendar Pani

Water Alternatives 2(3): 315-327               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Themed Section: Hydraulic Bureaucracies: Flows of Water, Flows of Power

Hydraulic bureaucracies and the hydraulic mission: Flows of water, flows of power
François Molle, Peter P. Mollinga, Philippus Wester

Water Alternatives 2(3): 328-349               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The end of abundance: How water bureaucrats created and destroyed the southern California oasis
David Zetland

Water Alternatives 2(3): 350-369               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

"Agua para todos": The new regionalist hydraulic paradigm in Spain
Elena Lopez-Gunn

Water Alternatives 2(3): 370-394               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The hydraulic mission and the Mexican hydrocracy: Regulating and reforming the flows of water and power4
Philippus Wester, Edwin Rap, Sergio Vargas-Velázquez

Water Alternatives 2(3): 395-415               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Hydraulic bureaucracy in a modern hydraulic society - Strategic group formation in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam
Hans-Dieter Evers and Simon Benedikter

Water Alternatives 2(3): 416-439               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The fluctuating political appeal of water engineering in Australia
Lin R. Crase, Suzanne M. O’Keefe, Brian E. Dollery

Water Alternatives 2(3): 440-447               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Beyond bureaucracy? Assessing institutional change in the governance of water in England
Nigel Watson, Hugh Deeming and Raphael Treffny

Water Alternatives 2(3): 448-460               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The Water Resources Board: England and Wales’ venture into national water resource planning 1964-73
Christine McCulloch

Water Alternatives 2(3): 461-475               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF



The right irrigation? Policy directions for agricultural water management in sub-Saharan Africa
Bruce Lankford

Water Alternatives 2(3): 476-480               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Global corruption report 2008: Corruption in the water sector (Zinnbauer, D. and Dobson, R. 2008).
Undala Alam
Water Alternatives 2(3): 481-482               Full Text - PDF

February 2010


A critical review of public-public partnerships in water services
Gemma Boag and David A. McDonald

Water Alternatives 3(1): 1-25                 Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Opponents and supporters of water policy change in the Netherlands and Hungary
Saskia E. Werners, Jeroen Warner, Dik Roth

Water Alternatives 3(1): 26-47               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Learning to voice? Evolving roles of family farmers in the coordination of large-scale irrigation schemes in Morocco
Nicolas Faysse, Mostafa Errahj, Marcel Kuper, Mohamed Mahdi

Water Alternatives 3(1): 48-67               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Themed Section: Local Approaches to IWRM
Guest editors: John Butterworth and Jeroen Warner

Finding practical approaches to Integrated Water Resources Management
John Butterworth, Jeroen Warner, Patrick Moriarty, Stef Smits, and Charles Batchelor

Water Alternatives 3(1): 68-81               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The cathedral and the bazaar: Monocentric and polycentric river basin management
Bruce Lankford and Nick Hepworth

Water Alternatives 3(1): 82-101              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Multiple-use services as alternative to rural water supply services - A characterisation of the approach
Stef Smits, Barbara van Koppen, Patrick Moriarty and John Butterworth

Water Alternatives 3(1): 102-121              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Developing a practical approach to 'light IWRM' in the Middle East
Patrick Moriarty, Charles Batchelor, P. Laban, H. Fahmy, and F.T. Abd-Alhadi

Water Alternatives 3(1): 122-136              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The fine art of boundary spanning – Making space for water in the East Netherlands
Jeroen Warner, Kris Lulofs and Hans Bressers

Water Alternatives 3(1): 137-153              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF


Water variability, soil nutrient heterogeneity and market volatility – Why sub-Saharan Africa’s Green Revolution will be location-specific and knowledge-intensive
Pieter van der Zaag

Water Alternatives 2(3): 154-160               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Troubled waters – Palestinians denied access to water (Amnesty International, 2009).
Jason Brozek
Water Alternatives 3(1): 161-163               Full Text - PDF

Interlinking of rivers in India: Issues and concerns (M. Monirul Q. Mirza; Ahsan Uddin Ahmed; Q.K. Ahmad, 2008).
François Molle
Water Alternatives 3(1): 164-166               Full Text - PDF

June 2010

Special Issue: WCD+10: Revisiting the large dam controversy
Guest editors: Deborah Moore, John Dore, Dipak Gyawali

Achim Steiner

Water Alternatives 3(2): 1-2                        Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The World Commission on Dams + 10: Revisiting the large dam controversy
Deborah Moore, John Dore, Dipak Gyawali

Water Alternatives 3(2): 3-13                      Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Lost in development’s shadow: The downstream human consequences of dams
Brian D. Richter, Sandra Postel, Carmen Revenga, Thayer Scudder, Bernhard Lehner, Allegra Churchill, Morgan Chow

Water Alternatives 3(2): 14-42                    Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Initiatives in the hydro sector post World Commission on Dams – The Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Forum
Helen Locher, Geir Yngve Hermansen, Gudni A. Johannesson, Yu Xuezhong, Israel Phiri, David Harrison, Joerg Hartmann, Michael Simon, Donal O’Leary, Courtney Lowrance, Daryl Fields, André Abadie, Refaat Abdel-Malek, Andrew Scanlon, Zhou Shichun, Kirsten Nyman

Water Alternatives 3(2): 43-57                    Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The dam industry, the World Commission on Dams and the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Forum (HSAF) process
Peter Bosshard

Water Alternatives 3(2): 58-70                    Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Perspectives on the salience and magnitude of dam impacts for hydro development scenarios in China
Desiree Tullos, Philip H. Brown, Kelly Kibler, Darrin Magee, Bryan Tilt, Aaron Wolf

Water Alternatives 3(2): 71-90                    Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Policy considerations for greenhouse gas emissions from freshwater reservoirs
Kirsi Mäkinen, Shahbaz Khan

Water Alternatives 3(2): 91-105                  Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Nepal's constructive Dialogue on Dams and Development
Ajaya Dixit, Dipak Gyawali

Water Alternatives 3(2): 106-123                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Gaining public acceptance: A critical strategic priority of the World Commission on Dams
John Dore, Louis Lebel

Water Alternatives 3(2): 124-141                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Dams and displacement: Raising the standards and broadening the research agenda
Brooke McDonald-Wilmsen, Michael Webber

Water Alternatives 3(2): 142-161                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Participation with a punch: Community referenda on dam projects and the right to free, prior, and informed consent to development
Brant McGee

Water Alternatives 3(2): 162-184                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Social discounting of large dams with climate change uncertainty
Marc Jeuland

Water Alternatives 3(2): 185-206                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Non-dam alternatives for delivering water services at least cost and risk
Michael P. Totten, Timothy J. Killeen, Tracy A. Farrell

Water Alternatives 3(2): 207-230                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Discussing large dams in Asia after the World Commission on Dams: Is a political ecology approach the way forward?
Ravi Baghel, Marcus Nüsser

Water Alternatives 3(2): 231-248                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Uncertainties in the Amazon hydropower development: Risk scenarios and environmental issues around the Belo Monte dam
Wilson Cabral de Sousa Júnior, John Reid

Water Alternatives 3(2): 249-268                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF>   |  Erratum

Treatment of displaced indigenous populations in two large hydro projects in Panama
Mary Finley-Brook, Curtis Thomas

Water Alternatives 3(2): 269-290                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Export Credit Agencies and the Ilisu dam in Turkey
Christine Eberlein, Heike Drillisch, Ercan Ayboga, Thomas Wenidoppler

Water Alternatives 3(2): 291-311                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF>   |  Erratum

The changing political dynamics of dam building on the Mekong
Philip Hirsch

Water Alternatives 3(2): 312-323                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Dam development in Vietnam: The evolution of dam-induced resettlement policy
Nga Dao

Water Alternatives 3(2): 324-340                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Chixoy dam legacies: The struggle to secure reparation and the right to remedy in Guatemala
Barbara Rose Johnston

Water Alternatives 3(2): 341-361                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Peace on the river? Social-ecological restoration and large dam removal in the Klamath basin, USA
Hannah Gosnell, Erin Clover Kelly

Water Alternatives 3(2): 362-383                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF


Viewpoints and experiences

The World Bank versus the World Commission on Dams
Robert Goodland

Water Alternatives 3(2): 384-398               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Overreach and response: The politics of the WCD and its aftermath
John Briscoe

Water Alternatives 3(2): 399-415               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Reflections on the WCD as a mechanism of global governance
Navroz Dubash

Water Alternatives 3(2): 416-422               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

From dams to development justice: Progress with 'free, prior and informed consent' since the World Commission on Dams
Joji Cariño, Marcus Colchester

Water Alternatives 3(2): 423-437               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Principles in practice: Updating the global multi-stakeholder dialogue on dams in 2010
Mark Smith

Water Alternatives 3(2): 438-443               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Better management of hydropower in an era of climate change
Jamie Pittock

Water Alternatives 3(2): 444-452               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The role of the German Development Cooperation in promoting sustainable hydropower
Cathleen Seeger, Kirsten Nyman, Richard Twum

Water Alternatives 3(2): 453-462               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Sharing the benefits of large dams in West Africa (Skinner, J.; Niasse, M. and Lawrence, H., 2009).
Jean-Philippe Venot
Water Alternatives 3(2): 463-465               Full Text - PDF

Dam (Turpin, T., 2008).
Carl Middleton
Water Alternatives 3(2): 466-468               Full Text - PDF

Native peoples and water rights: Irrigation, dams, and the law in Western Canada (Matsui, K., 2009).
Hana Boye and Richard Paisley
Water Alternatives 3(2): 469-472               Full Text - PDF

Water war in the Klamath basin: Macho law, combat biology, and dirty politics (Doremus, H. and Tarlock, D., 2008).
Philippus Wester
Water Alternatives 3(2): 473-474               Full Text - PDF

October 2010


Indonesian water supply regulatory framework: Between commercialisation and public service?
Wijanto Hadipuro

Water Alternatives 3(3): 475-491              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Transforming water supply infrastructure regimes in India: Do public-private partnerships have a role to play?
Govind Gopakumar

Water Alternatives 3(3): 492-511              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Themed Section: Water management and (semi-)authoritarian states

Hot water after the Cold War: Water policy dynamics in (semi-)authoritarian states
Peter P. Mollinga

Water Alternatives 3(3): 512-520              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The state and water resources development: A tale of two South Africas
Larry Swatuk

Water Alternatives 3(3): 521-536              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water policy reform in China’s fragmented hydraulic state: Focus on self-funded/managed irrigation and drainage districts
James Nickum

Water Alternatives 3(3): 537-551              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Vietnam: Water policy dynamics under a post Cold War communism
Adam Fforde

Water Alternatives 3(3): 552-574              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF


The next nexus: Environmental ethics, water management and climate change
David Groenfeldt

Water Alternatives 3(3): 575-586              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Water policy in Spain (Garrido, A. and Llamas, M.R.; Eds. 2010).
David Saurí
Water Alternatives 3(3): 587-591              Full Text - PDF

The evolution of the law and politics of water (Dellapenna, J.W. and Gupta, J.; Eds. 2008).
Stefano Burchi
Water Alternatives 3(3): 592-594              Full Text - PDF

Out of the mainstream: Water rights, politics and identity (Boelens, R.; Getches, D. and Guevara-Gil, A.; Eds. 2010).
Helen Ingram
Water Alternatives 3(3): 595-596              Full Text - PDF

February 2011


The watershed approach: Challenges, antecedents, and the transition from technical tool to governance unit
Alice Cohen and Seanna Davidson

Water Alternatives 4(1): 1-14               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Sharing water with nature: Insights on environmental water allocation from a case study of the Murrumbidgee catchment, Australia
Becky Swainson, Rob de Loë and Reid Kreutzwiser

Water Alternatives 4(1): 15-34              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Deluges of grandeur: Water, territory, and power on Northwest Mexico’s Río Mayo, 1880-1910
Jeffrey M. Banister

Water Alternatives 4(1): 35-53              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Participation as citizenship or payment? A case study of rural drinking water governance in Mali
Stephen Jones

Water Alternatives 4(1): 54-71              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Indus basin floods of 2010: Souring of a Faustian bargain?
Daanish Mustafa and David Wrathall

Water Alternatives 4(1): 72-85              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Perceived power resources in situations of collective action
Insa Theesfeld

Water Alternatives 4(1): 86-103            Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Power and water in the Middle East: The hidden politics of the Palestinian-Israeli water conflict (Zeitoun, M.; 2008).
Larry Swatuk
Water Alternatives 4(1): 104-105             Full Text - PDF

Water ethics. Foundational readings for students and professionals (Brown, P. and Schmidt, J., Eds, 2010).
David Groenfeldt
Water Alternatives 4(1): 106-109              Full Text - PDF

June 2011


What are the effects of decentralization in large scale irrigation? Evidence from the Philippines
Eduardo K. Araral, Jr.

Water Alternatives 4(2): 110-123              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The World Court’s contribution to international water law: The Pulp Mills Case between Argentina and Uruguay
Owen McIntyre

Water Alternatives 4(2): 124-144              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Valuing soft components in agricultural water management interventions in meso-scale watersheds: A review and synthesis
Jennie Barron and Stacey Noel

Water Alternatives 4(2): 145-154              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Paradox of the moving boundary: Legal heredity of river accretion and avulsion
John W. Donaldson

Water Alternatives 4(2): 155-170              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Sharing water on the Iberian peninsula: A Europeanisation approach to explaining transboundary cooperation
Jeanie J. Bukowski

Water Alternatives 4(2): 171-196              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Understanding the emergence and functioning of river committees in a catchment of the Pangani basin, Tanzania
Hans C. Komakech and Pieter van der Zaag

Water Alternatives 4(2): 197-222              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Is individual metering socially sustainable? The case of multifamily housing in France
Bernard Barraqué

Water Alternatives 4(2): 223-244              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Water policy in Texas: Responding to the rise of scarcity (Griffin, R.C.; Ed. 2011).
Zachary Sugg
Water Alternatives 4(2): 245-247              Full Text - PDF

Water politics and development cooperation (Scheumann, W.; Neubert, S. and Kipping, M.; Eds. 2008).
Maria Koenig
Water Alternatives 4(2): 248-251              Full Text - PDF

Time to reform South African water reforms: A review of “Transforming water management in South Africa” (Schreiner, B. and Hassan, R.; Eds. 2011).
Douglas J. Merrey
Water Alternatives 4(2): 252-255              Full Text - PDF

Water, place and equity (Whiteley, J.M.; Ingram, H. and Perry, R.W.; Eds. 2008).
Timothy Moss
Water Alternatives 4(2): 256-258              Full Text - PDF

Octobre 2011



Reaching the limits of water resources mobilisation: Irrigation development in the Segura river basin, Spain
Carles Sanchis Ibor, Marta García Mollá, Llorenç Avellà Reus and José Carles Genovés

Water Alternatives 4(3): 256-278              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

A decade of implementing water services reform in Zambia: Review of outcomes, challenges and opportunities
Horman Chitonge

Water Alternatives 4(3): 279-300             Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Bridging divides for water? Dialogue and access at the 5th World Water Forum
Nícola Ulibarrí

Water Alternatives 4(3): 301-315               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF


Themed Section: Policies, politics and realities of small dams in the rural South
Jean-Philippe Venot and Jyothi Krishnan, Guest Editors

Editorial: Discursive framing: Debates over small reservoirs in the rural South
Jean-Philippe Venot and Jyothi Krishnan

Water Alternatives 4(3): 316-324               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water institutions and the 'revival' of tanks in South India: What is at stake locally?
Olivia Aubriot and P. Ignatius Prabhakar

Water Alternatives 4(3): 325-346             Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

De-mystifying 'tradition': The politics of rainwater harvesting in rural Rajasthan, India
Saurabh Gupta

Water Alternatives 4(3): 347-364               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Local water management of small reservoirs: Lessons from two case studies in Burkina Faso
Hilmy Sally, Hervé Lévite and Julien Cour

Water Alternatives 4(3): 365-382               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The politics, development and problems of small irrigation dams in Malawi: Experiences from Mzuzu ADD
Bryson Nkhoma

Water Alternatives 4(3): 383-398               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Planning and corrupting water resources development: The case of small reservoirs in Ghana
Jean-Philippe Venot, Marc Andreini and Crossley Beth Pinkstaff

Water Alternatives 4(3): 399-423               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF


Book Reviews

Privatizing water. Governance failure and the world’s urban water crisis (Bakker, K.; 2010).
José Esteban Castro
Water Alternatives 4(3): 424-428               Full Text - PDF

The meaning of water (Strang, V.; 2004); What is water (Linton, J.; 2010)
Peter P. Mollinga
Water Alternatives 4(3): 429-432              Full Text - PDF

February 2012



Fostering institutional creativity at multiple levels: Towards facilitated institutional bricolage
Douglas J. Merrey and Simon Cook

Water Alternatives 5(1): 1-19                 Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Strategies of the poorest in local water conflict and cooperation - Evidence from Zambia, Vietnam and Bolivia
Mikkel Funder, Rocio Bustamante, Vladimir Cossio, Pham Thi Mai Huong, Barbara van Koppen, Carol Mweemba, Imasiku Nyambe, Le ThiThan Phuong and Thomas Skielboe

Water Alternatives 5(1): 20-36               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Project politics, priorities and participation in rural water schemes
Barbara Van Koppen, Vladimir Cossio Rojas and Thomas Skielboe

Water Alternatives 5(1): 37-51              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF


Themed Section: Water Governance and the Politics of Scale
Guest editors: Emma Norman, Christina Cook and Karen Bakker

Introduction to the Themed Section: Water governance and the politics of scale
Emma Norman, Karen Bakker and Christina Cook

Water Alternatives 5(1): 52-61&                  Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The politics of scaling water governance and adjudication in New Mexico
Eric P. Perramond

Water Alternatives 5(1): 62-82                   Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Toward post-sovereign environmental governance? Politics, scale, and EU Water Framework Directive
Corey Johnson

Water Alternatives 5(1): 83-97                      Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

State development and the rescaling of agricultural hydrosocial governance in semi-arid Northwest China
Afton Clarke-Sather

Water Alternatives 5(1): 98-118                 Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Restructuring and rescaling water governance in mining contexts: The co-production of waterscapes in Peru
Jessica Budds and Leonith Hinojosa

Water Alternatives 5(1): 119-137               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Cultural politics and transboundary resource governance in the Salish Sea
Emma Norman

Water Alternatives 5(1): 138-160               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Parcelling out the watershed: The recurring consequences of organising Columbia river management within a basin-based territory
Eve Vogel

Water Alternatives 5(1): 161-190               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF


Book Reviews

Transboundary water management. Principles and practice (Earle et al.; 2010).
Jeroen Warner
Water Alternatives 5(1): 191-192               Full Text - PDF

June 2012

Special Issue: Water grabbing? Focus on the (re)appropriation of finite water resources
Guest editors: Lyla Mehta, Gert Jan Veldwisch and Jennifer Franco

Introduction to the Special Issue: Water grabbing? Focus on the (re)appropriation of finite water resources
Lyla Mehta, Gert Jan Veldwisch and Jennifer Franco

Water Alternatives 5(2): 193-207              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Foreign agricultural land acquisition and the visibility of water resource impacts in sub-Saharan Africa
Philip Woodhouse

Water Alternatives 5(2): 208-222               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water implications of foreign direct investment in Ethiopia’s agricultural sector
Deborah Bossio, Teklu Erkossa, Yihun Dile, Matthew McCartney, Franziska Killiches and Holger Hoff

Water Alternatives 5(2): 223-242              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water implications of large-scale land acquisitions in Ghana
Timothy O. Williams, Benjamin Gyampoh, Fred Kizito and Regassa Namara

Water Alternatives 5(2): 243-265              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water grabbing and the role of power: Shifting water governance in the light of agricultural foreign direct investment
Andrea Bues and Insa Theesfeld

Water Alternatives 5(2): 266-283              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The water connection: Irrigation, water grabbing and politics in southern Morocco
Annabelle Houdret

Water Alternatives 5(2): 284-303              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Ostrich-like strategies in Sahelian sands? Land and water grabbing in the Office du Niger, Mali
Thomas Hertzog, Amandine Adamczewski, François Molle, Jean-Christophe Poussin and Jean-Yves Jamin

Water Alternatives 5(2): 304-321              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Land and water grabbing in an East African coastal wetland: The case of the Tana delta
Stéphanie Duvail, Claire Médard, Olivier Hamerlynck and Dorothy Wanja Nyingi

Water Alternatives 5(2): 322-343               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Contamination of community potable water from land grabbing: A case study from rural Tanzania
Serena Arduino, Giorgio Colombo, Ofelia Maria Ocampo and Luca Panzeri

Water Alternatives 5(2): 344-359                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Exploring the politics of water grabbing: The case of large mining operations in the Peruvian Andes
Milagros Sosa and Margreet Zwarteveen

Water Alternatives 5(1): 360-375               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Privatised hydropower development in Turkey: A case of water grabbing?
Mine Islar

Water Alternatives 5(2): 376-391               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water grabbing in the Mekong basin – An analysis of the winners and losers of Thailand’s hydropower development in Lao PDR
Nathanial Matthews

Water Alternatives 5(2): 392-411               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Exploiting policy obscurity for legalising water grabbing in the era of economic reform: The case of Maharashtra, India
Subodh Wagle, Sachin Warghade and Mandar Sathe

Water Alternatives 5(2): 412-430               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water grabbing in the Cauca basin: The capitalist exploitation of water and dispossession of afro-descendant communities
Irene Vélez Torres

Water Alternatives 5(2): 421-449               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water grabbing in colonial perspective: Land and water in Israel/Palestine
Stephen Gasteyer, Jad Isaac, Jane Hillal, Sean Walsh, and Katie Hodali

Water Alternatives 5(2): 450-468               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF


How the Second Delta Committee set the agenda for climate adaptation policy: A Dutch case study on framing strategies for policy change
Simon H. Verduijn, Sander V. Meijerink and Pieter Leroy

Water Alternatives 5(2): 469-484               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Environmental injustice in the Onondaga lake waterscape, New York State (USA)
Thomas Perreault, Sarah Wraight and Meredith Perreault

Water Alternatives 5(2): 485-506               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Seeing like a subaltern - Historical ethnography of pre-modern and modern tank irrigation technology in Karnataka, India
Esha Shah

Water Alternatives 5(2): 507-528               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Large dams and changes in an agrarian society: Gendering the impacts of Damodar Valley Corporation in eastern India
Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt

Water Alternatives 5(2): 529-542               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

October 2012


With the financial support of WWF, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and German Technical Cooperation (GIZ)


Special issue: Open for business or opening Pandora’s box? A constructive critique of corporate engagement in water policy
Guest editors: Nick Hepworth, Jason Morrison and Upmanu Lall

Open for business or opening Pandora’s Box? A constructive critique of corporate engagement in water policy: An introduction
Nick Hepworth

Water Alternatives 5(3): 543-562              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water footprint: Help or hindrance?
Ashok Kumar Chapagain and David Tickner

Water Alternatives 5(3): 563-581              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Mitigating corporate water risk: Financial market tools and supply management
Wendy M. Larson, Paul L. Freedman, Viktor Passinsky, Edward Grubb and Peter Adriaens

Water Alternatives 5(3): 582-602              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The private sector’s contribution to water management: Re-examining corporate purposes and company roles
Peter Newborne and Nathaniel Mason

Water Alternatives 5(3): 603-618              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Investigating food and agribusiness corporations as global water security, management and governance agents: The case of Nestlé, Bunge and Cargill
Suvi Sojamo and Elizabeth Archer Larson

Water Alternatives 5(3): 619-635              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

From risks to shared value? Corporate strategies in building a global water accounting and disclosure regime
Marco Daniel and Suvi Sojamo

Water Alternatives 5(3): 636-657              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF



The role of productive water use in women's livelihoods. Evidence from rural Senegal
Emily van Houweling, Ralph Hall, Aissatou Sakho Diop, Jennifer Davis and Mark Seiss

Water Alternatives 5(3): 658-677              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Digging, damming or diverting? Small-scale irrigation in the Blue Nile basin, Ethiopia
Irit Eguavoen, Sisay Demeku Derib, Tilaye Teklewold Deneke, Matthew McCartney, Ben Adol Otto and Saeed Seidu Billa

Water Alternatives 5(3): 678-699             Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The last will be first: Water transfers from agriculture to cities in the Pangani river basin, Tanzania
Hans C. Komakech, Pieter van der Zaag and Barbara van Koppen

Water Alternatives 5(3): 700-720             Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF


Book Reviews

Water fountains in the worldscape (Hynynen et al.; 2012).
Terje Oestigaard
Water Alternatives 5(3): 721-722             Full Text - PDF

February 2013


Cooperation, domination and colonisation: The Israeli-Palestinian Joint Water Committee
Jan Selby

Water Alternatives 6(1): 1-24                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The power to resist : Irrigation management transfer in Indonesia
Diana Suhardiman

Water Alternatives 6(1): 25-41             Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Evaluating knowledge production in collaborative water governance
Brent Taylor, Rob de Loë and Henning Bjornlund

Water Alternatives 6(1): 42-66              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Remaking waste as water: The governance of recycled effluent for potable water supply
Katharine Meehan, Kerri Jean Ormerod and Sarah A. Moore

Water Alternatives 6(1): 67-85              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Hydro-hegemony in the upper Jordan waterscape: Control and use of the flows
Mark Zeitoun, Karim Eid-Sabbagh, Michael Talhami and Muna Dajani

Water Alternatives 6(1): 86-106             Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Maintaining a river’s healthy life? An inquiry on water ethics and water praxis in the upstream region of China’s Yellow River
Lilin Kerschbaumer and Konrad Ott

Water Alternatives 6(1): 107-124            Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Smallholder irrigators, water rights and investments in agriculture: Three cases from rural Mozambique
Gert Jan Veldwisch, Wouter Beekman and Alex Bolding

Water Alternatives 6(1): 125-141            Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Development through bricolage: Rethinking institutions for natural resources management (Cleaver, F. 2012).
Douglas J. Merrey
Water Alternatives 6(1): 142-144             Full Text - PDF

Turkey's water policy (Kibaroglu, A.; Scheumann, W.; Kramer, A. (Eds.), 2011).
Ariel Dinar
Water Alternatives 6(1): 145-147             Full Text - PDF

June 2013

With the financial support of GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit)

Special issue:
Voices of Water Professionals: Shedding Light on Hidden Dynamics in the Water Sector
Guest editors: Gil Levine, Miguel Solanes, Mercy Dikito-Wachtmeister

Voices of water professionals: Shedding light on hidden dynamics in the water sector – An introduction
Gil Levine, Miguel Solanes and Mercy Dikito-Wachtmeister

Water Alternatives 6(2): 148-153              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Ignorance, error and myth in South Asian irrigation: Critical reflections on experience
Robert Chambers

Water Alternatives 6(2): 154-167              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The story of a troubled relationship
Ramaswamy R. Iyer

Water Alternatives 6(2): 168-176              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Reflecting on the chasm between water punditry and water politics
Dipak Gyawali

Water Alternatives 6(2): 177-194              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Fifty years of hydroelectric development in Chile: A history of unlearned lessons
Michael Nelson

Water Alternatives 6(2): 195-206              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The Washington Consensus, Chilean water monopolization and the Peruvian draft water law of the 1990s
Miguel Solanes

Water Alternatives 6(2): 207-217              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Happy like a clam in French water
Pierre-Frédéric Ténière-Buchot

Water Alternatives 6(2): 218-238              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Why has the South African National Water Act been so poorly implemented?
Barbara Schreiner

Water Alternatives 6(2): 239-245              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Responding to context: Some lessons from experience in the water sector
Jeremy Berkoff

Water Alternatives 6(2): 246-258              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The search for understanding irrigation - Fifty years of learning
Gilbert Levine

Water Alternatives 6(2): 259-264              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Rent-seeking in agricultural water management: An intentionally neglected core dimension?
Walter Huppert

Water Alternatives 6(2): 265-275              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Swimming against the current: Questioning development policy and practice
Kurt Mørck Jensen

Water Alternatives 6(2): 276-283              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Development or disbursement – Vested interests and the gulf between theory and practice
Phil Riddell

Water Alternatives 6(2): 284-292              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF


Tapping fresh currents: Fostering early-career researchers in transdisciplinary water governance research
James J. Patterson, Anna Lukasiewicz, Philip J. Wallis, Naomi Rubenstein, Brian Coffey, Elizabeth Gachenga and A. Jasmyn J. Lynch

Water Alternatives 6(2): 293-312              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF


Decision-making on Amazon dams: Politics trumps uncertainty in the Madeira River sediments controversy
Philip Fearnside

Water Alternatives 6(2): 313-325              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Shared borders, shared waters: Israeli-Palestinian and Colorado River Basin water challenges (Megdal, S.B., Varady, R.G. and Eden, S. (Eds). 2013).
David B. Brooks
Water Alternatives 6(2): 326-328              Full Text - PDF

October 2013

With the financial support of the International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC)

Special issue: Trends and Developments in Rural Water Supply Services Delivery
Guest editors: Stef Smits, John Butterworth and Richard Franceys

Trends in rural water supply: Towards a service delivery approach
Patrick Moriarty, Stef Smits, John Butterworth and Richard Franceys

Water Alternatives 6(3): 329-349              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

How can INGOs help promote sustainable rural water services? An analysis of WaterAid’s approach to supporting local governments in Mali
Stephen Jones

Water Alternatives 6(3): 350-366              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

From adopt-a-project to permanent services: The evolution of Water For People’s approach to rural water supply in Bolivia
Kate Fogelberg

Water Alternatives 6(3): 367-383              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The impact of support to community-based rural water service providers: Evidence from Colombia
Stef Smits, Johnny Rojas and Paola Tamayo

Water Alternatives 6(3): 384-404              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Self-supply as a complementary water services delivery model in Ethiopia
John Butterworth, Sally Sutton and Lemessa Mekonta

Water Alternatives 6(3): 405-423              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Assessing unsubsidized self-supply groundwater systems in eastern Madagascar
Michael F. MacCarthy, Jonathan E. Annis and James R. Mihelcic

Water Alternatives 6(3): 424-438              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

A qualitative analysis of policy support for sustainable rural water services
Anna Le Gouais and Elise Wach

Water Alternatives 6(3): 439-461              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF



Rethinking existing approaches to water security in remote communities: An analysis of two drinking water systems in Nunatsiavut, Labrador, Canada
Christina Goldhar, Trevor Bell and Johanna Wolf

Water Alternatives 6(3): 462-486              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Perspectives of complexity in water governance: Local experiences of global trends
Michele-Lee Moore

Water Alternatives 6(3): 487-505              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The practices and politics of making policy: Irrigation management transfer in Mexico
Edwin Rap and Philippus Wester

Water Alternatives 6(3): 506-531              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

February 2014


Special issue: Informal Space in the Urban Waterscape
Guest editors: Rhodante Ahlers, Frances Cleaver, Klaas Schwartz

Informal space in the urban waterscape: Disaggregation and co-production of water services
Rhodante Ahlers, Frances Cleaver, Maria Rusca and Klaas Schwartz

Water Alternatives 7(1): 1-14                      Abstract | Full Text - PDF

From formal/informal to emergent formalization: Fluidities in the production of urban waterworlds
Kajri Misra

Water Alternatives 7(1): 15-34                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Developing informality: The production of Jakartaʼs urban waterscape
Michelle Kooy

Water Alternatives 7(1): 35-53                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The persistence of informality: Small-scale water providers in Manila’s post-privatisation era
Deborah Cheng

Water Alternatives 7(1): 54-71                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The scale of informality: Community-run water systems in peri-urban Cochabamba, Bolivia
Andrea Marston

Water Alternatives 7(1): 72-88                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

'Mafias' in the waterscape: Urban informality and everyday public authority in Bangalore
Malini Ranganathan

Water Alternatives 7(1): 89-105                  Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Storage and non-payment: Persistent informalities within the formal water supply of Hubli-Dharwad, India
Zachary Burt and Isha Ray

Water Alternatives 7(1): 106-120                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

'Chasing for water': Everyday practices of water access in peri-urban Ashaiman, Ghana
Megan Peloso and Cynthia Morinville

Water Alternatives 7(1): 121-139                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The gift of water. Social redistribution of water among neighbours in Khartoum
Sebastian Zug and Olivier Graefe

Water Alternatives 7(1): 140-159                Abstract | Full Text - PDF


Community-driven multiple use water services: Lessons learned by the rural village water resources management project in Nepal
Sanna-Leena Rautanen, Barbara van Koppen and Narayan Wagle

Water Alternatives 7(1): 160-177               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Finding structure in diversity: A stepwise small-n/medium-n qualitative comparative analysis approach for water resources management research
Peter P. Mollinga and Daphne Gondhalekar

Water Alternatives 7(1): 178-198               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Searching for comparative international water research: Urban and rural water conservation research in India and the United States
James L. Wescoat Jr.

Water Alternatives 7(1): 199-219               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Historicizing the hydrosocial cycle
Jeremy J. Schmidt

Water Alternatives 7(1): 220-234               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Can mobile-enabled payment methods reduce petty corruption in urban water provision?
Aaron Krolikowski

Water Alternatives 7(1): 235-255               Abstract | Full Text - PDF


Brazil’s Madeira River dams: A setback for environmental policy in Amazonian development
Philip Fearnside

Water Alternatives 7(1): 256-269               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Water and ethics: A values approach solving the water crisis (Groenfeldt, D. 2013).
Helen Ingram
Water Alternatives 7(1): 270-272               Full Text - PDF

Water, Christianity and the rise of capitalism (Oestergaard, T. 2013).
Tapio S. Katko
Water Alternatives 7(1): 273-274               Full Text - PDF

June 2014


Groundwater governance: A tale of three participatory models in Andhra Pradesh, India
V. Ratna Reddy, M. Srinivasa Reddy and Sanjit Kumar Rout

Water Alternatives 7(2): 275-297                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Equity, efficiency and sustainability in water allocation in the Andes: Trade-offs in a full world
María Cecilia Roa-García

Water Alternatives 7(2): 298-319                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Designing program implementation strategies to increase the adoption and use of biosand water filters in rural India
Tommy K.K. Ngai and Richard A. Fenner

Water Alternatives 7(2): 320-341                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The imposition of participation? The case of participatory water management in coastal Bangladesh
Camelia Dewan, Marie-Charlotte Buisson and Aditi Mukherji

Water Alternatives 7(2): 342-366                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Watershed governance: Transcending boundaries
Seanna L. Davidson and Rob C. de Loë

Water Alternatives 7(2): 367-387                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water scarcity in England and Wales as a failure of (meta)governance
Gareth Walker

Water Alternatives 7(2): 388-413                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Organisational modalities of farmer-led irrigation development in Tsangano District, Mozambique
Francis Nkoka, Gert Jan Veldwisch and Alex Bolding

Water Alternatives 7(2): 414-433                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Contemporary water governance in the Global South: Scarcity, marketization and participation (Harris, L.M.; Goldin, J.A. and Sneddon, C. (Eds), 2013).
Emmanuel Manzungu
Water Alternatives 7(2): 434-435                Full Text - PDF

Tapping water markets (Anderson, T.; Scarborough, B. and Watson, L., 2012).
Carl Bauer
Water Alternatives 7(2): 436-438                Full Text - PDF

Water security: Principles, perspectives, and practices. London: Earthscan (Lankford, B.; Bakker, K.; Zeitoun, M. and Conway, D. (Eds), 2013).
Hotten, A.; Stein, S.; Harris, A.M.; Stevens, A.D.T.; Masaitis, A.; Hillis, D.G.; Nickisch, B. and Berry, K.A.
Water Alternatives 7(2): 439-441                Full Text - PDF



October 2014



Bureaucratic reform in irrigation: A review of four case studies
Diana Suhardiman, Mark Giordano, Edwin Rap and Kai Wegerich

Water Alternatives 7(3): 442-463               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Inside matters of facts: Re-opening dams and debates in the Netherlands
Arjen Zegwaard and Philippus Wester

Water Alternatives 7(3): 464-479               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The productive use of rural piped water in Senegal
Ralph P. Hall, Eric Vance and Emily van Houweling

Water Alternatives 7(3): 480-498               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water from peri-urban ejidos: Geographies of power in the context of drought
Rolando E. Díaz-Caravantes and Margaret Wilder

Water Alternatives 7(3): 499-517               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Desalination and water security: The promise and perils of a technological fix to the water crisis in Baja California Sur, Mexico
Jamie McEvoy

Water Alternatives 7(3): 518-541               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Coyotes, concessions and construction companies: Illegal water markets and legally constructed water scarcity in Central Mexico
Nadine Reis

Water Alternatives 7(3): 542-560               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

New arenas of engagement at the water governance-climate finance nexus? An analysis of the boom and bust of hydropower CDM projects in Vietnam
Mattijs Smits and Carl Middleton

Water Alternatives 7(3): 561-583               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Spatial displacement and temporal deferral: Toward an alternative explanation of the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Basin water conflict
Johnny King Alaziz Wong and M. Martin Bosman

Water Alternatives 7(3): 584-609               Abstract | Full Text - PDF


February 2015

Special issue: Critical Thinking on the ‘New Security Convergence’ in Energy, Food, Climate and Water: Is the Nexus Secure … and for Whom?
Guest editors: Jeremy Allouche, Carl Middleton, Dipak Gyawali

Technical veil, hidden politics: Interrogating the power linkages behind the nexus
Jeremy Allouche, Carl Middleton and Dipak Gyawali

Water Alternatives 8(1): 610-626               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The rise and implications of the water-energy-food nexus in Southeast Asia through an environmental justice lens
Carl Middleton, Jeremy Allouche, Dipak Gyawali and Sarah Allen

Water Alternatives 8(1): 627-654               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Node and regime: Interdisciplinary analysis of water-energy-food nexus in the Mekong region
Tira Foran

Water Alternatives 8(1): 655-674               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The 'nexus' as a step back towards a more coherent water resource management paradigm
Mike Muller

Water Alternatives 8(1): 675-694               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Securitising sustainability? Questioning the 'water, energy and food-security nexus'
Matthias Leese and Simon Meisch

Water Alternatives 8(1): 695-709               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Tackling complexity: Understanding the food-energy-environment nexus in Ethiopia’s Lake Tana sub-basin
Louise Karlberg, Holger Hoff, Tedasse Amsalu, Kim Andersson, Taylor Binnington, Francisco Flores-López, Annemarieke de Bruin, Solomon Gebreyohannis Gebrehiwot, Birhanu Gedif, Oliver Johnson, Friedrich zur Heide, Maria Osbeck, Chuck Young

Water Alternatives 8(1): 710-734               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The water-energy-food security nexus through the lenses of the value chain and the Institutional Analysis and Development frameworks
Sergio Villamayor-Tomas, Philipp Grundmann, Graham Epstein, Tom Evans and Christian Kimmich

Water Alternatives 8(1): 735-755               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water governance in a comparative perspective: From IWRM to a 'nexus' approach?
D. Benson, A. Gain and J. Rouillard

Water Alternatives 8(1): 756-773               Abstract | Full Text - PDF


Understanding the political in groundwater management: Comparing Yemen and Ethiopia
Frank van Steenbergen, Assefa Kumsa and Nasser Al-Awlaki

Water Alternatives 8(1): 774-799               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Competition, conflict, and compromise: Three discourses used by irrigators in England and their implications for the comanagement of water resources
Luke Whaley and Edward K. Weatherhead

Water Alternatives 8(1): 800-819               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Power sharing in the English lowlands? The political economy of farmer participation and cooperation in water governance
Luke Whaley and Edward K. Weatherhead

Water Alternatives 8(1): 820-843               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Social norms in water services: Exploring the fair price of water
Ossi Heino and Annina Takala

Water Alternatives 8(1): 844-858               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

June 2015

Special issue: Information and Knowledge for Water Governance in the Networked Society
Guest editors: Belén Pedregal, Leandro Del Moral and Nuria Hernández-Mora

Information and knowledge for water governance in the networked society
Belén Pedregal, Violeta Cabello, Nuria Hernández-Mora, Natalia Limones and Leandro Del Moral

Water Alternatives 8(2): 1-19                      Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water and climate data in the Ganges Basin: Assessing access to information regimes and implications for cooperation on transboundary rivers
Sagar Prasai and Mandakini Devasher Surie

Water Alternatives 8(2): 20-35                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Spatialising agricultural water governance data in polycentric regimes
Faith Sternlieb and Melinda Laituri

Water Alternatives 8(2): 36-56                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Not just a tool. Taking context into account in the development of a mobile App for rural water supply in Tanzania
Anna Wesselink, Robert Hoppe and Rob Lemmens

Water Alternatives 8(2): 57-76                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Community knowledge sharing and co-production of water services: Two cases of community aqueduct associations in Colombia
Valeria Llano Arias

Water Alternatives 8(2): 77-98                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Networked water citizen organizations in Spain: Potential for transformation of existing power structures in water management
Nuria Hernández-Mora, Violeta Cabello, Lucia De Stefano and Leandro Del Moral

Water Alternatives 8(2): 99-124                  Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Does social media benefit dominant or alternative water discourses?
María Mancilla García

Water Alternatives 8(2): 125-146                Abstract | Full Text - PDF


Water conflicts and entrenched governance problems in Chile’s market model
Carl J. Bauer

Water Alternatives 8(2): 147-172                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Discourses of deflection: The politics of framing China’s South-North Water Transfer Project
Britt Crow-Miller

Water Alternatives 8(2): 173-192                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Pockets of participation: Bureaucratic incentives and participatory irrigation management in Thailand
Jacob I. Ricks

Water Alternatives 8(2): 193-214                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Diesel subsidies and Yemen politics: Post-2011 crises and their impact on groundwater use and agriculture
Adel Al-Weshali, Omar Bamaga, Cecilia Borgia, Frank van Steenbergen, Naser Al-Awlaqi and Abdullah Babaqi

Water Alternatives 8(2): 215-236                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Motor pump revolution in Ethiopia: Promises at a crossroads
Mengistu Dessalegn and Douglas J. Merrey

Water Alternatives 8(2): 237-257                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Misrepresenting the Jordan River Basin
Clemens Messerschmid and Jan Selby

Water Alternatives 8(2): 258-279                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Exploring sustainability through stakeholders’ perspectives and hybrid water in the Swiss Alps
Flurina Schneider

Water Alternatives 8(2): 280-296                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

The social life of water (Wagner, J.R. (Ed). 2013).
Michael Agar
Water Alternatives 8(2): 297-300                Full Text - PDF

October 2015


Which risks get managed? Addressing climate effects in the context of evolving water-governance institutions
Ken Conca

Water Alternatives 8(3): 301-316                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Upgrading domestic-plus systems in rural Senegal: An incremental Income-Cost (I-C) analysis
Ralph P. Hall, Eric A. Vance and Emily van Houweling

Water Alternatives 8(3): 317-336                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Groundwater as a source of conflict and cooperation: Towards creating mutual gains in a Finnish water supply project
Kurki Vuokko and Katko Tapio

Water Alternatives 8(3): 337-351                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Vernacular knowledge and water management – Towards the integration of expert science and local knowledge in Ontario, Canada
Hugh Simpson, Rob de Loë and Jean Andrey

Water Alternatives 8(3): 352-372                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Brazil’s São Luiz do Tapajós Dam: The art of cosmetic Environmental Impact Assessments
Philip M. Fearnside

Water Alternatives 8(3): 373-396                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Virtual water and water footprints: Overreaching into the discourse on sustainability, efficiency, and equity
Dennis Wichelns

Water Alternatives 8(3): 396-414                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

On the sidelines: Social sciences and interdisciplinarity in an international research centre
Jean-Philippe Venot, Mark Giordano and Douglas J. Merrey

Water Alternatives 8(3): 415-432                Abstract | Full Text - PDF


Viewpoint - Paradigm shift of water services: From production mentality to service mindset
Ossi Heino and Annina Takala

Water Alternatives 8(3): 433-446                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Water co-management (Grover, V.I. and Krantzberg, G. (Eds). 2013).
Michael Agar
Water Alternatives 8(3): 447-449                Full Text - PDF

October 2016


Special issue: Flows and practices: The politics of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in southern Africa
Guest Editors: Lyla Mehta, Bill Derman and Emmanuel Manzungu

Introduction to the Special Issue: Flows and practices – The politics of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in southern Africa
Lyla Mehta, Synne Movik, Alex Bolding, Bill Derman and Emmanuel Manzungu

Water Alternatives 9(3): 389-411               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The birth and spread of IWRM - A case study of global policy diffusion and translation
Jeremy Allouche

Water Alternatives 9(3): 412-433               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The flow of IWRM in SADC: The role of regional dynamics, advocacy networks and external actors
Synne Movik, Lyla Mehta and Emmanuel Manzungu

Water Alternatives 9(3): 434-455               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Emergence, interpretations and translations of IWRM in South Africa
Synne Movik, Lyla Mehta, Barbara van Koppen and Kristi Denby

Water Alternatives 9(3): 456-472               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The ‘trickle down’ of IWRM: A case study of local-level realities in the Inkomati Water Management Area, South Africa
Kristi Denby, Synne Movik, Lyla Mehta and Barbara van Koppen

Water Alternatives 9(3): 473-492               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Surges and ebbs: National politics and international influence in the formulation and implementation of IWRM in Zimbabwe
Emmanuel Manzungu and Bill Derman

Water Alternatives 9(3): 493-512               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The complex politics of water and power in Zimbabwe: IWRM in the Catchment Councils of Manyame, Mazowe and Sanyati (1993-2001)
Bill Derman and Emmanuel Manzungu

Water Alternatives 9(3): 513-530               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Land, farming and IWRM: A case study of the middle Manyame Sub-catchment, Zimbabwe
Takunda Hove, Bill Derman and Emmanuel Manzungu

Water Alternatives 9(3): 531-548               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

IWRM avant la lettre? Four key episodes in the policy articulation of IWRM in downstream Mozambique
Rossella Alba and Alex Bolding

Water Alternatives 9(3): 549-568               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The politics of water payments and stakeholder participation in the Limpopo river basin, Mozambique
Rossella Alba, Alex Bolding and Raphaëlle Ducrot

Water Alternatives 9(3): 569-587               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Winners and losers of IWRM in Tanzania
Barbara van Koppen, Andrew Tarimo, Emmanuel Manzungu, Aurelia van Eeden and and Philip Sumuni

Water Alternatives 9(3): 588-607               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Whose waters? Large-scale agricultural development and water grabbing in the Wami-Ruvu River Basin, Tanzania
Aurelia van Eeden, Lyla Mehta and Barbara van Koppen

Water Alternatives 9(3): 608-626               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

IWRM in Uganda – Progress after decades of implementation
Alan Nicol and William Odinga

Water Alternatives 9(3): 627-643               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Reflections on the formulation and implementation of IWRM in southern Africa from a gender perspective
Bill Derman and Preetha Prabhakaran

Water Alternatives 9(3): 644-661               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Viewpoint – IWRM and I – A reflexive travelogue of the Flows and Practices research team
Alex Bolding and Rossella Alba

Water Alternatives 9(3): 662-678               Abstract | Full Text - PDF



Institutional path dependence and environmental water recovery in Australia’s Murray-Darling Basin
Graham R. Marshall and Jason Alexandra

Water Alternatives 9(3): 679-703               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Domestic and international dimensions of transboundary water politics
Filippo Menga

Water Alternatives 9(3): 704-723               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

February 2016


A compact to revitalise large-scale irrigation systems: A ‘theory of change’ approach
Bruce A. Lankford, Ian Makin, Nathanial Matthews, Andrew Noble, Peter G. McCornick and Tushaar Shah

Water Alternatives 9(1): 1-32                     Abstract | Full Text - PDF

A political economy of environmental impact assessment in the Mekong region
Andrew Wells-Dang, Kyaw Nyi Soe, Lamphay Inthakoun, Prom Tola, Penh Socheat, Nguyen Thi Thanh Van, Areerat Chabada and Worachanok Youttananukorn

Water Alternatives 9(1): 33-55                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Bulk water suppliers in the City of Harare – An endogenous form of privatisation of urban domestic water supply in Zimbabwe?
Emmanuel Manzungu, Margret Mudenda-Damba, Simon Madyiwa and Vupenyu Dzingirayi

Water Alternatives 9(1): 56-80                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Critical reflections on building a community of conversation about water governance in Australia
Naomi Rubenstein, Philip J. Wallis, Raymond L. Ison and Lee Godden

Water Alternatives 9(1): 81-98                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The Italian water movement and the politics of the commons
Chiara Carrozza and Emanuele Fantini

Water Alternatives 9(1): 99-119                 Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water metering in England and Wales
David Zetland

Water Alternatives 9(1): 120-138               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Cultivating the desert: Irrigation expansion and groundwater abstraction in Northern State, Sudan
Stephen Fragaszy and Alvar Closas

Water Alternatives 9(1): 139-161               Abstract | Full Text - PDF


Response to the article Virtual water and water footprint: overreaching into the discourse on sustainability, efficiency and equity, by Dennis Wichelns
María J. Beltrán

Water Alternatives 9(1): 162-164               Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Water governance in the face of global change (Pahl-Wostl, C. 2015).
Michael Agar
Water Alternatives 9(1): 165-167               Full Text - PDF

June 2016

Special issue: Water, infrastructure and political rule
Guest Editors: Christine Bichsel, Peter Mollinga, Timothy Moss, Julia Obertreis

Water, infrastructure and political rule: Introduction to the special issue
Julia Obertreis, Timothy Moss, Peter Mollinga and Christine Bichsel

Water Alternatives 9(2): 168-181               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Re-engineering the state, awakening the nation: Dams, islamist modernity and nationalist politics in Sudan
Maimuna Mohamud and Harry Verhoeven

Water Alternatives 9(2): 182-202               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

A matter of relationships: Actor-networks of colonial rule in the Gezira irrigation system, Sudan
Maurits Ertsen

Water Alternatives 9(2): 203-221               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Ruling by canal: Governance and system-level design characteristics of large scale irrigation infrastructure in India and Uzbekistan
Peter Mollinga and Gert Jan Veldwisch

Water Alternatives 9(2): 222-249               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Conserving water and preserving infrastructures between dictatorship and democracy in Berlin
Timothy Moss

Water Alternatives 9(2): 250-271               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Transnational system building across geopolitical shifts: The Danube-Oder-Elbe Canal, 1901-2015
Jiří Janáč and Erik van der Vleuten

Water Alternatives 9(2): 272-291               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Infrastructural relations: Water, political power and the rise of a new 'despotic regime'
Veronica Strang

Water Alternatives 9(2): 292-318               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water infrastructure and the making of financial subjects in the south east of England
Alex Loftus, Hug March and Fiona Nash

Water Alternatives 9(2): 319-335               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water services, lived citizenship, and notions of the state in marginalised urban spaces: The case of Khayelitsha, Cape Town, South Africa
Lucy Rodina and Leila Harris

Water Alternatives 9(2): 336-355               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water and the (infra-)structure of political rule: A synthesis
Christine Bichsel

Water Alternatives 9(2): 356-372               Abstract | Full Text - PDF


Fostering Tajik hydraulic development: Examining the role of soft power in the case of the Rogun Dam
Filippo Menga and Naho Mirumachi

Water Alternatives 9(2): 373-388               Abstract | Full Text - PDF


February 2017


The science-policy interface: Perceptions and strategies of the Iberian 'new water culture' expert community
Jeanie J. Bukowski

Water Alternatives 10(1): 1-21                     Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Sociospatial understanding of water politics: Tracing the multi-dimensionality of water reuse
Ross Beveridge, Timothy Moss and Matthias Naumann

Water Alternatives 10(1): 22-40                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Social networks for management of water scarcity: Evidence from the San Miguel Watershed, Sonora, Mexico
Luis Alan Navarro-Navarro, Jose Luis Moreno-Vazquez and Christopher A. Scott

Water Alternatives 10(1): 41-64                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water for survival, water for pleasure – A biopolitical perspective on the social sustainability of the basic water agenda
Sofie Hellberg

Water Alternatives 10(1): 65-80                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Transformations accompanying a shift from surface to drip irrigation in the Cànyoles watershed, Valencia, Spain
Saioa Sese-Minguez, Harm Boesveld, Sabina Asins-Velis, Saskia van der Kooij and Jerry Maroulis

Water Alternatives 10(1): 81-99                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Disaggregating orders of water scarcity- The politics of nexus in the Wami-Ruvu River Basin, Tanzania
Anna Mdee

Water Alternatives 10(1): 100-115               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Women and rural water management: Token representatives or paving the way to power?
Christina Geoffrey Mandara, Anke Niehof and Hilje van der Horst

Water Alternatives 10(1): 116-133               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Barriers and opportunities for the involvement of indigenous knowledge in water resource management in the Gam River Basin in north-east Vietnam
Thi Hieu Nguyen and Anne Ross

Water Alternatives 10(1): 134-159               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Cultivating innovation and equity in co-production of commercialized spring water in peri-urban Bandung, Indonesia
Anindrya Nastiti, Sander V. Meijerink, Mark Oelmann, A.J.M. Smits, Barti S. Muntalif, Arief Sudradjat and Dwina Roosmini

Water Alternatives 10(1): 160-180               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

A paradigm confronting reality: The river basin approach and local water management spaces in the Pucara Basin, Bolivia
Vladimir Cossío and Julie Wilk

Water Alternatives 10(1): 181-194               Abstract | Full Text - PDF



Viewpoint: Another well-intentioned bad investment in irrigation: The Millennium Challenge Corporation’s 'compact' with the Republic of Niger
Douglas J. Merrey and Hilmy Sally

Water Alternatives 10(1): 195-203               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Special issue: The (Re)turn to Infrastructure for Water Management
Guest Editors: Britt Crow-Miller, Michael Webber and François Molle

The (re)turn to infrastructure for water management?
Britt Crow-Miller, Michael Webber and François Molle

Water Alternatives 10(2): 195-207               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Nation-building, industrialisation, and spectacle: Political functions of Gujarat’s Narmada pipeline project
Mona Luxion

Water Alternatives 10(2): 208-232               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The technopolitics of big infrastructure and the Chinese water machine
Britt Crow-Miller, Michael Webber and Sarah Rogers

Water Alternatives 10(2): 233-249               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Understanding the allure of big infrastructure: Jakarta’s Great Garuda Sea Wall Project
Emma Colven

Water Alternatives 10(2): 250-264               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The anti-flood detention basin projects in northern Italy. New wine in old bottles?
Giorgio Osti

Water Alternatives 10(2): 265-282               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

On the need for system alignment in large water infrastructure. Understanding infrastructure dynamics in Nairobi, Kenya
Pär Blomkvist and David Nilsson

Water Alternatives 10(2): 283-302               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

State transformation and policy networks: The challenging implementation of new water policy paradigms in post-apartheid South Africa
Magalie Bourblanc

Water Alternatives 10(2): 303-321               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Old wine in new bottles: The adaptive capacity of the hydraulic mission in Ecuador
Jeroen Warner, Jaime Hoogesteger and Juan Pablo Hidalgo

Water Alternatives 10(2): 322-340               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water management in Mexico. From concrete-heavy persistence to community-based resistance
Cindy McCulligh and Darcy Tetreault

Water Alternatives 10(2): 341-369               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Coexistence and conflict: IWRM and large-scale water infrastructure development in Piura, Peru
M. Mills-Novoa and R. Taboada Hermoza

Water Alternatives 10(2): 370-394               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The São Francisco inter-basin water transfer in Brazil: Tribulations of a megaproject through constraints and controversy
Philippe Roman

Water Alternatives 10(2): 395-419               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Piping water from rural counties to fuel growth in Las Vegas, Nevada: Water transfer risks in the arid USA West
Lisa W. Welsh and Joanna Endter-Wada

Water Alternatives 10(2): 420-436               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

A new era of big infrastructure? (Re)developing water storage in the U.S. West in the context of climate change and environmental regulation
Denielle Perry and Sarah Praskievicz

Water Alternatives 10(2): 437-454               Abstract | Full Text - PDF


WWW 2016 Themed Section: Water for Sustainable Growth

Editorial – Stockholm World Water Week 2016: 'Water for sustainable growth'
Marianne Kjellén, Kalanithy Vairavamoorthy and Guillermo Donoso

Water Alternatives 10(2): 455-458               Full Text - PDF

Muddy waters: International actors and transboundary water cooperation in the Ganges-Brahmaputra problemshed
Paula Hanasz

Water Alternatives 10(2): 459-474               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Urban drainage in Barcelona: From hazard to resource?
David Saurí and Laura Palau-Rof

Water Alternatives 10(2): 475-492               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Resource recovery and reuse as an incentive for a more viable sanitation service chain
Krishna C. Rao, Miriam Otoo, Pay Drechsel and Munir A. Hanjra

Water Alternatives 10(2): 493-512               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Who carries the weight of water? Fetching water in rural and urban areas and the implications for water security
Jo-Anne Geere and Moa Cortobius

Water Alternatives 10(2): 513-540               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Characteristics of stakeholder networks supporting local government performance improvements in rural water supply: Cases from Ghana, Malawi, and Bolivia
Duncan McNicholl, Allan McRobie and Heather Cruickshank

Water Alternatives 10(2): 541-561               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Viewpoint – Taking a multi-dimensional approach to small town water supply: The case of Paikgachha
Imrul Kayes Muniruzzaman, Shahrukh Mirza, Md. Khairul Islam and Kolimullah Koli

Water Alternatives 10(2): 562-577               Abstract | Full Text - PDF


Clean energy and water conflicts: Contested narratives of small hydropower in Mexico’s Sierra Madre Oriental
Noah Silber-Coats

Water Alternatives 10(2): 578-601               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The impact of 'zero' coming into fashion: Zero liquid discharge uptake and socio-technical transitions in Tirupur
Jenny Grönwall and Anna C. Jonsson

Water Alternatives 10(2): 602-624               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Crafting adaptive capacity: Institutional bricolage in adaptation to urban flooding in Greater Accra
Fanny Frick-Trzebitzky

Water Alternatives 10(2): 625-647               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Special issue: Dam removal. Social, cultural and political issues
Guest Editors: Régis Barraud, Marie-Anne Germaine and Chris Sneddon

Dam removals and river restoration in international perspective
Chris Sneddon, Régis Barraud and Marie-Anne Germaine

Water Alternatives 10(3): 648-654               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The failure of the largest project to dismantle hydroelectric dams in Europe? (Sélune River, France, 2009-2017)
Marie-Anne Germaine and Laurent Lespez

Water Alternatives 10(3): 655-676               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Science of the dammed: Expertise and knowledge claims in contested dam removals
Chris Sneddon, Frank Magilligan and Coleen Fox

Water Alternatives 10(3): 677-696               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

How provincial and local discourses aligned against the prospect of dam removal in New Brunswick, Canada
Kate Sherren, Thomas Beckley, Simon Greenland-Smith and Louise Comeau

Water Alternatives 10(3): 697-723               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Centering fish agency in coastal dam removal and river restoration
Caroline Gottschalk Druschke, Emma Lundberg, Ludovic Drapier and Kristen C. Hychka

Water Alternatives 10(3): 724-743               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

"They have kidnapped our river": Dam removal conflicts in Catalonia and their relation to ecosystem service perceptions
Mathias Brummer, Dídiac Jordà-Capdevila, Beatríz Rodríguez-Labajos and Trung Thanh Nguyen

Water Alternatives 10(3): 744-768               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Removing dams, constructing science: Coproduction of undammed riverscapes by politics, finance, environment, society and technology
Zbigniew J. Grabowski, Ashley Denton, Mary Ann Rozance, Melissa Matsler and Sarah Kidd

Water Alternatives 10(3): 769-795               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Removing mill weirs in France: The structure and dynamics of an environmental controversy
Régis Barraud

Water Alternatives 10(3): 796-818               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Beyond mandatory fishways: Federal hydropower relicensing as a window of opportunity for dam removal and adaptive governance of riverine landscapes in the United States
Brian C. Chaffin and Hannah Gosnell

Water Alternatives 10(3): 819-839               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Competing ideas of 'natural' in a dam removal controversy
Dolly Jørgensen

Water Alternatives 10(3): 840-852               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

On the political roles of freshwater science in studying dam and weir removal policies: A critical physical geography approach
Simon Dufour, Anne Julia Rollet, Margot Chapuis, Mireille Provansal and Romain Capanni

Water Alternatives 10(3): 853-869               Abstract | Full Text - PDF



IWRM discourses, institutional Holy Grail and water justice in Nepal
Floriane Clement, Diana Suhardiman and Luna Bharati

Water Alternatives 10(3): 870-887               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

An infrastructural event: Making sense of Panama’s drought
Ashley Carse

Water Alternatives 10(3): 888-909               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Digital environmental governance in China: Information disclosure, pollution control, and environmental activism in the Yellow River Delta
Jiaxin Tan and Irit Eguavoen

Water Alternatives 10(3): 910-929               Abstract | Full Text - PDF


Book Reviews

Finnish water services: Experiences in global perspective (Katko, T.S., 2016).
Bernard Barraqué
Water Alternatives 10(3): 930-933               Full Text - PDF

Water: Abundance, scarcity and security in the age of humanity (Schmidt, J.J., 2017).
Joe Williams
Water Alternatives 10(3): 934-936               Full Text - PDF

World Water Week 2017 Themed Section: Water and Waste: Reduce and Reuse
Guest Editors: Marianne Kjellén, Guillermo Donoso and Kalanithy Vairavamoorthy

Wastewater governance and the local, regional and global environments
Marianne Kjellén

Water Alternatives 11(2): 219-237               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Global assessment of accountability in water and sanitation services using GLAAS data
Alejandro Jiménez, John Livsey, Imenne Åhlén, Cecilia Scharp and Marina Takane

Water Alternatives 11(2): 238-259               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Viewpoint – Pouring money down the drain: Can we break the habit by reconceiving wastes as resources?
Michael Bruce Beck, Michael Thompson, Dipak Gyawali, Simon Langan and JoAnne Linnerooth-Bayer

Water Alternatives 11(2): 260-283               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Gender differences related to WASH in schools and educational efficiency
Dorice Agol and Peter Harvey

Water Alternatives 11(2): 284-296               Abstract | Full Text - PDF


The evolution and importance of 'rules-in-use' and low-level penalties in village-level collective action
Brian Joubert and Robert Summers

Water Alternatives 11(2): 297-313               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The power of pipes: Mapping urban water inequities through the material properties of networked water infrastructures - The case of Lilongwe, Malawi
Sachin Tiwale, Maria Rusca and Margreet Zwarteveen

Water Alternatives 11(2): 314-335               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Abstracting water to extract minerals in Mongolia’s South Gobi Province
Sara L. Jackson

Water Alternatives 11(2): 336-356               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Community management or coproduction? The role of state and citizens in rural water service delivery in India
Paul Hutchings

Water Alternatives 11(2): 357-374               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Grounding the nexus: Examining the integration of small-scale irrigators into a national food security programme in Burkina Faso
Brian Dowd-Uribe, Moussa Sanon, Carla Roncoli and Ben Orlove

Water Alternatives 11(2): 375-393               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Disaster capitalism? Examining the politicisation of land subsidence crisis in pushing Jakarta’s seawall megaproject
Thanti Octavianti and Katrina Charles

Water Alternatives 11(2): 394-420               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Pursuing the state’s hydraulic mission in a context of private groundwater use in the Izmir province, Turkey
Selin Le Visage, Marcel Kuper, Jean-Philippe Venot, Murat Yercan and Ela Atış

Water Alternatives 11(2): 421-438               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Sustaining Lake Superior: An extraordinary lake in a changing world (Langston, N., 2017).
Helen Ingram
Water Alternatives 11(2): 439-440               Full Text - PDF

Stemming the tide: Human rights and water policy in a neoliberal world (Baer, M., 2017).
Andrea Beck
Water Alternatives 11(2): 441-444               Full Text - PDF


Transdisciplinary research in water sustainability: What’s in it for an engaged researcher-stakeholder community?
Laura Ferguson, Samuel Chan, Mary V. Santelmann and Bryan Tilt

Water Alternatives 11(1): 1-18                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Groundwater, the state, and the creation of irrigation communities in Llanos del Caudillo, Spain
Alvar Closas

Water Alternatives 11(1): 19-39                  Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Reconceptualising water quality governance to incorporate knowledge and values: Case studies from Australian and Brazilian Indigenous communities
Kate A. Berry, Sue Jackson, Laurel Saito and Louis Forline

Water Alternatives 11(1): 40-60                  Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The paradox of social resilience: Explaining delays in water infrastructure provision in Kathmandu
Leong Ching

Water Alternatives 11(1): 61-85                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Urban planning, water provisioning, and infrastructural violence at public housing resettlement sites in Ahmedabad, India
Renu Desai

Water Alternatives 11(1): 86-105                 Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The waterways of Tangail: Failures to learn from flood control efforts in the Brahmaputra basin of Bangladesh
Crelis Rammelt, Zahed Md Masud and Arvid Masud

Water Alternatives 11(1): 106-124               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Discourse analysis of the debate on hydroelectric dam building in Brazil
Antonio Aledo Tur, Hugo García-Andreu, Guadalupe Ortiz and Jose Andres Domínguez-Gomez

Water Alternatives 11(1): 125-141               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

“We need more data”! The politics of scientific information for water governance in the context of hydraulic fracturing
Michele-Lee Moore, Karena Shaw and Heather Castleden

Water Alternatives 11(1): 142-162               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Deliberative democracy in Canadian watershed governance
Margot Hurlbert and Evan Andrews

Water Alternatives 11(1): 163-186               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Rethinking water corporatisation: A 'negotiation space' for public and private interests, Colombia (1910-2000)
Kathryn Furlong, Tatiana Acevedo Guerrero, Jeimy Arias and Camila Patiño Sanchez

Water Alternatives 11(1): 187-208               Abstract | Full Text - PDF


Book Reviews

Special Festschrift "Ways of knowing: Helen Ingram and water scholarship" (Wilder, M., 2017).
Farhad Mukhtarov
Water Alternatives 11(1): 209-213               Full Text - PDF

Water governance dynamics in the Mekong Region (Blake, D.J.H. and Robbins, L., 2016).
Chris S. Sneddon
Water Alternatives 11(1): 214-218               Full Text - PDF

Special issue: Local- and national-level politics of groundwater overexploitation
Guest Editors: François Molle, Elena López-Gunn, Frank van Steenbergen

The local and national politics of groundwater overexploitation
François Molle, Elena López-Gunn and Frank van Steenbergen

Water Alternatives 11(3): 445-457               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Establishment of agencies for local groundwater governance under California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act
Anita Milman, Luisa Galindo, William Blomquist and Esther Conrad

Water Alternatives 11(3): 458-480               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Comparative analysis of institutions to govern the groundwater commons in California
Ruth Langridge and Christopher Ansell

Water Alternatives 11(3): 481-510               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Chronicle of a demise foretold: State vs. local groundwater regulation in Texas and the High Plain Aquifer system
Alvar Closas and François Molle

Water Alternatives 11(3): 511-532               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Adaptive groundwater governance and the challenges of policy implementation in Idaho’s Eastern Snake Plain aquifer region
Margaret du Bray, Morey Burnham, Katrina Running and Vicken Hillis

Water Alternatives 11(3): 533-551               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The ostrich politics of groundwater development and neoliberal regulation in Mexico
Jaime Hoogesteger

Water Alternatives 11(3): 552-571               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water grabbing via institutionalised corruption in Zacatecas, Mexico
Darcy Tetreault and Cindy McCulligh

Water Alternatives 11(3): 572-591               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

A doubly invisible aquifer: Hydrogeological studies and actors’ strategies in the Pampa del Tamarugal aquifer, northern Chile
Elisabeth Lictevout and Nicolas Faysse

Water Alternatives 11(3): 592-606               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Groundwater governance: The Case of the Grootfontein Aquifer at Mahikeng, South Africa
Jude Cobbing and Cleo Rose-Innes

Water Alternatives 11(3): 607-622               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Differentiated access: Challenges of equitable and sustainable groundwater exploitation in Tanzania
Hans C. Komakech and Chris de Bont

Water Alternatives 11(3): 623-637               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

How has Morocco’s groundwater policy changed? Lessons from the institutional approach
Kévin Del Vecchio and Sylvain Barone

Water Alternatives 11(3): 638-662               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Groundwater balance politics: Aquifer overexploitation in the Orontes River Basin
Myriam Saadé-Sbeih, Ahmed Haj Asaad, Omar Shamali, François Zwahlen and Ronald Jaubert

Water Alternatives 11(3): 663-683               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Experiences with local water governance and outcomes for vulnerable communities in the Tihama Region of Yemen
Leslie Morris-Iveson and Ahmed Alderwish

Water Alternatives 11(3): 684-698               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Failed policies, falling aquifers: Unpacking groundwater overabstraction in Iran
Ehsan Nabavi

Water Alternatives 11(3): 699-724               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Inaction of the society on the drawdown of groundwater resources: Case study of Rafsanjan in Iran
S. Jalal Mirnezami, Ali Bagheri and Ali Maleki

Water Alternatives 11(3): 725-748               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Managed aquifer recharge in India: Consensual policy but controversial implementation
Audrey Richard-Ferroudji, Raghunath T.P. and Venkatasubramanian G.

Water Alternatives 11(3): 749-769               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Socio-environmental dynamics and emerging groundwater dependencies in peri-urban Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
Anushiya Shrestha, Dik Roth and Deepa Joshi

Water Alternatives 11(3): 770-794               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Emerging scarcity and emerging commons: Water management groups and groundwater governance in Aotearoa New Zealand
Sarah Boone and Stephen Fragaszy

Water Alternatives 11(3): 795-823               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Groundwater governance in the Rio Grande: Co-evolution of local and intergovernmental management
Lucia De Stefano, Christina Welch, Julia Urquijo and Dustin Garrick

Water Alternatives 11(3): 824-846               Abstract | Full Text - PDF


Diversification or loading order? Divergent water-energy politics and the contradictions of desalination in Southern California (1935-2018)
Joe Williams

Water Alternatives 11(3): 847-865               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

'In these complicated times': An environmental history of irrigated agriculture in post-communist Ukraine
Brian Kuns

Water Alternatives 11(3): 866-892               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The continuous quest for control by African irrigation planners in the face of farmer-led irrigation development: The case of the Lower Moshi Area, Tanzania (1935-2017)
Chris de Bont

Water Alternatives 11(3): 893-915               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Tankers, wells, pipes and pumps: Agents and mediators of water geographies in Amman, Jordan
Daanish Mustafa and Samer Talozi

Water Alternatives 11(3): 916-932               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Integrating water footprint and sefficiency: Overcoming water footprint criticisms and improving decision-making
Naim Haie, Miguel Rodrigues Freitas and Joana Castro Pereira

Water Alternatives 11(3): 933-956               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Reimagining spaces of innovation for water efficiency and demand management: An exploration of professional practices in the English water sector
Claire Hoolohan and Alison L. Browne

Water Alternatives 11(3): 957-978               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Development through bricoleurs: Portraying local personnel’s role in implementation of water resources development in rural Nepal
Juho Haapala and Pamela White

Water Alternatives 11(3): 979-998               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Water in Southern Africa (Swatuk, L.A.; 2017).
Everisto Mapedza
Water Alternatives 11(3): 999-1002               Full Text - PDF

Special issue: Farmer-led irrigation development in Sub-Saharan Africa: Investment, policy engagements and agrarian transformation
Guest Editors: Gert Jan Veldwisch, Jean-Philippe Venot and Hans Komakech

Re-introducing politics in African farmer-led irrigation development: Introduction to a Special Issue
Gert Jan Veldwisch, Jean-Philippe Venot, Philip Woodhouse, Hans Komakech and Dan Brockington

Water Alternatives 12(1): 1-12                  Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Petrol pumps and the making of modernity along the shores of Lake Victoria, Kenya
Paul Hebinck, Luwieke Bosma and Gert Jan Veldwisch

Water Alternatives 12(1): 13-29                 Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Critical governance problems for farmer-led irrigation: State capacity and institutional capability
Anna Mdee and Elizabeth Harrison

Water Alternatives 12(1): 30-45                 Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Vegetable gardening in Burkina Faso: Drip irrigation, agroecological farming and the diversity of smallholders
Basile Gross and Ronald Jaubert

Water Alternatives 12(1): 46-67                  Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Development assemblages and collective farmer-led irrigation in the Sahel: A case study from the lower Delta of the Senegal River"
Samir El Ouaamari, Nadège Garambois, Mathilde Fert and Léa Radzik

Water Alternatives 12(1): 68-87                  Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Irrigating Zimbabwe after land reform: The potential of farmer-led systems
Ian Scoones, Felix Murimbarimba and Jacob Mahenehene

Water Alternatives 12(1): 88-106                 Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Modernisation and African farmer-led irrigation development: Ideology, policies and practices
Chris de Bont, Janwillem Liebrand, Gert-Jan Veldwisch and Philip Woodhouse

Water Alternatives 12(1): 107-128               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Viewpoint – The politics of research on farmer-managed irrigation systems in Asia: Some reflections for Africa
Janwillem Liebrand

Water Alternatives 12(1): 129-145               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Viewpoint – A hybrid approach to statutory water law to support smallholder farmer-led irrigation development (FLID) in Sub-Saharan Africa
Barbara van Koppen and Barbara Schreiner

Water Alternatives 12(1): 146-155               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Viewpoint – Sustainable and equitable growth in farmer-led irrigation in Sub-Saharan Africa: What will it take?
Nicole Lefore, Meredith Giordano, Claudia Ringler and Jennie Barron

Water Alternatives 12(1): 156-168               Abstract | Full Text - PDF


Gender, water, and nutrition in India: An intersectional perspective
Amit Mitra and Nitya Rao

Water Alternatives 12(1): 169-191               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Gender in development discourses of civil society organizations and Mekong hydropower dams
Louis Lebel, Phimphakan Lebel, Kanokwan Manorom and Zhou Yishu

Water Alternatives 12(1): 192-220               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Breaking out of the governance trap in rural Mexico
Antonio Cáñez-Cota and Nicolás Pineda-Pablos

Water Alternatives 12(1): 221-240               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Decentring watersheds and decolonising watershed governance: Towards an ecocultural politics of scale in the Klamath Basin
Daniel Sarna-Wojcicki, Jennifer Sowerwine, Lisa Hillman, Leaf Hillman and Bill Tripp

Water Alternatives 12(1): 241-266               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Hydrosocial territories in dispute: Flows of water and power in the interbasin transfer project in Bolivia
Rígel Rocha López, Rutgerd Boelens, Jeroen Vos and Edwin Rap

Water Alternatives 12(1): 267-284               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Not built to last: Improving legal and institutional arrangements for community-based water and sanitation service delivery in Indonesia
Mohamad Mova Al’Afghani, Jeremy Kohlitz and Juliet Willetts

Water Alternatives 12(1): 285-303               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The critical geopolitics of water conflicts in school textbooks: The case of Germany
Tobias Ide, Anna-Katharina Thiel and Itay Fischhendler

Water Alternatives 12(1): 304-321               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Special Themed Section: Remunicipalization: The future of water services?
Guest Editors: David A. McDonald and Erik Swyngedouw

Listen to the introductory podcast featuring David McDonald and Miriam Planas

The new water wars: Struggles for remunicipalisation
David A. McDonald and Erik Swyngedouw

Water Alternatives 12(2): 322-333                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Will the Empire strike back? Powerbrokers and remunicipalisation in the water sector
David A. McDonald

Water Alternatives 12(2): 348-359                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Legal barriers to remunicipalisation? Trade agreements and investor–state investment protection in water services
Britta Kynast

Water Alternatives 12(2): 334-347                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water justice will not be televised: Moral advocacy and the struggle for transformative remunicipalisation in Jakarta
Emanuele Lobina, Vera Weghmann and Marwa Marwa

Water Alternatives 12(2): 414-437                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The deadlock of metropolitan remunicipalisation of water services management in Barcelona
Hug March, Mar Grau-Satorras, David Saurí and Erik Swyngedouw

Water Alternatives 12(2): 360-379                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Which way will the winds blow? Post-privatisation water struggles in Sofia, Bulgaria
Georgi Medarov and David A. McDonald

Water Alternatives 12(2): 438-458                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The struggle for public water in Marseille, France
Susan Spronk and Emilie Sing

Water Alternatives 12(2): 380-393                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Power asymmetries and limits to eminent domain: The case of Missoula water’s municipalisation
Cory Mann and Mildred Warner

Water Alternatives 12(2): 394-413                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Special Themed Section: Moving beyond the commodity/commons dichotomy: The socio-political complexity of Peru’s water crisis
Guest Editors: Karsten Paerregaard and Astrid Oberborbeck Andersen

Moving beyond the commodity/commons dichotomy: The socio-political complexity of Peru’s water crisis
Karsten Paerregaard and Astrid Oberborbeck Andersen

Water Alternatives 12(2): 459-469                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Assembling commons and commodities: The peruvian water law between ideology and materialisation
Astrid Oberborbeck Andersen

Water Alternatives 12(2): 470-487                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Making the megaproject: Water infrastructure and hydrocracy at the public-private interface in Peru
Susann Baez Ullberg

Water Alternatives 12(2): 503-520                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Formalization of water use and conditional ownership in Colca Valley, Peru
Astrid Stensrud

Water Alternatives 12(2): 521-537                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Liquid accountability: Water as a common, public and private good in the Peruvian Andes
Karsten Paerregaard

Water Alternatives 12(2): 488-502                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water as more than commons or commodity: Understanding water management practices in Yanque, Peru
Malene Brandshaug

Water Alternatives 12(2): 538-553                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

World Water Week 2018 Section: Water, ecosystems and human development
Guest Editors: Marianne Kjellén, Guillermo Donoso and Kari Vigerstol

Green infrastructure in informal settlements through a multiple-level perspective
Loan Diep, David Dodman and Priti Parikh

Water Alternatives 12(2): 554-570                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Irrigation and equality: An integrative gender-analytical approach to water governance with examples from Ethiopia and Argentina
Laura Imburgia

Water Alternatives 12(2): 571-587                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Investments in innovative urban sanitation − Decision-making processes in Sweden
Maria Lennartsson, Jennifer McConville, Elisabeth Kvarnström, Marinette Hagman and Hamse Kjerstadius

Water Alternatives 12(2): 588-608                Abstract | Full Text - PDF


Designing institutions for watershed management: A case study of the Urmia Lake Restoration National Committee
Jalil Salimi, Reza Maknoon and Sander Meijerink

Water Alternatives 12(2): 609-635                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Hybrid constellations of water access in the digital age: The case of Jisomee Mita in Soweto-Kayole, Nairobi
Prince K. Guma, Jochen Monstadt and Sophie Schramm

Water Alternatives 12(2): 636-654                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Beyond the river: Elite perceptions and regional cooperation in the Eastern Nile
Rawia Tawfik

Water Alternatives 12(2): 655-675                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Nebraska’s Natural Resource District system: Collaborative approaches to adaptive groundwater quality governance
Gregory N. Sixt, Laurens Klerkx, J. David Aiken and Timothy S. Griffin

Water Alternatives 12(2): 676-698                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Re-conceptualising water conservation: Rainwater harvesting in the desert of the southwestern United States
Lucero Radonic

Water Alternatives 12(2): 699-714                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Linking water services and human wellbeing through the Fundamental Human Needs framework: The case of India
Francesco M. Gimelli, Briony C. Rogers and Annette J.J. Bos

Water Alternatives 12(2): 715-733                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

India’s development cooperation in Bhutan’s hydropower sector: Concerns and public perceptions
Udisha Saklani and Cecilia Tortajada

Water Alternatives 12(2): 734-759                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Liquid violence: The politics of water responsibilisation and dispossession in South Africa
Michela Marcatelli and Bram Büscher

Water Alternatives 12(2): 760-773                Abstract | Full Text - PDF


Viewpoint − Water innovation for a circular economy: The contribution of grassroots actors
Rafael Ziegler

Water Alternatives 12(2): 774-787                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Special Themed Section: Cultural Political Economy and critical water studies
Guest Editor: Peter P. Mollinga

Listen to the introductory podcast featuring Peter Mollinga and Chris Büscher

Cultural Political Economy and critical water studies: An introduction to the Special Themed Section
Peter P. Mollinga

Water Alternatives 12(3): 788-801                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Political culture in water governance – A theoretical framework
Nadine Reis

Water Alternatives 12(3): 802-813                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Imagineering waterscapes: The case of the Dutch water sector
Chris Büscher

Water Alternatives 12(3): 814-835                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Cultural political economy of irrigation management in northeastern Ethiopia: The case of the Kobo-Girana Valley Development Programme
Million Gebreyes and Detlef Müller-Mahn

Water Alternatives 12(3): 836-852                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Reform and regression: Discourses of water reallocation in Mpumalanga, South Africa
Rebecca Peters and Philip Woodhouse

Water Alternatives 12(3): 853-868                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Undercurrents of participatory groundwater governance in Rural Jalna, western India
Poonam Argade and NC Narayanan

Water Alternatives 12(3): 869- 885                  Abstract | Full Text - PDF


Policy discretion, adaptation pressure and reloading implementation experiences in EU water governance: The case of the Netherlands
Marjolein C.J. van Eerd, Mark A. Wiering and Carel Dieperink

Water Alternatives 12(3): 886-906                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

City sanitation planning through a political economy lens
Kumi Abeysuriya, Juliet Willetts, Naomi Carrard and Antoinette Kome

Water Alternatives 12(3): 907-929                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Participation and power dynamics between international non-governmental organisations and local partners: A rural water case study in Indonesia
Ian Cunningham, Juliet Willetts, Keren Winterford and Tim Foster

Water Alternatives 12(3): 953-974                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

A sociopolitical analysis of drinking water governance in French Polynesia: The case of the Tuamotu Archipelago
Klervi Fustec

Water Alternatives 12(3): 975-992                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Giving water its place: Artificial glaciers and the politics of place in a high-altitude Himalayan village
Arjun Sharma

Water Alternatives 12(3): 993-1016                  Abstract | Full Text - PDF

De- and re-politicisation of water security examined through the lens of hydrosocial cycle: The case of Jakarta’s seawall plan
Thanti Octavianti and Katrina Charles

Water Alternatives 12(3): 1017-1037                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Grounded and global: Water infrastructures development and policy in the Ayeyarwady Delta, Myanmar
Benoit Ivars and Jean-Philippe Venot

Water Alternatives 12(3): 1038-1063                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The Yarmouk tributary to the Jordan River I: Agreements impeding equitable and sustainable transboundary water arrangements
Mark Zeitoun, Chadi Abdallah, Muna Dajani, Sa’eb Khresat, Heather Elaydi and Amani Alfarra

Water Alternatives 12(3): 1064-1094                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The Yarmouk tributary to the Jordan River II: Infrastructure impeding the transformation of equitable transboundary water arrangements
Mark Zeitoun, Muna Dajani, Chadi Abdallah, Sa’eb Khresat and Heather Elaydi

Water Alternatives 12(3): 1095-1122                Abstract | Full Text - PDF



Special issue: WFD + 20: Assessing the European Water Framework Directive
Guest Editors: Timothy Moss, Gabrielle Bouleau, José Albiac and Lenka Slavíkova

The EU Water Framework Directive twenty years on: Introducing the Special Issue
Timothy Moss, Gabrielle Bouleau, José Albiac and Lenka Slavíkova

Water Alternatives 13(3): 446-457                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Perception of bottlenecks in the implementation of the European Water Framework Directive
Aude Zingraff-Hamed, Barbara Schröter, Simon Schaub, Robert Lepenies, Ulf Stein, Frank Hüesker, Claas Meyer, Christian Schleyer, Susanne Schmeier and Martin T. Pusch

Water Alternatives 13(3): 458-483                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Participation in river basin planning under the Water Framework Directive – Has it benefitted good water status?
Marlene Rimmert, Lucie Baudoin, Benedetta Cotta, Elisa Kochskämper and Jens Newig

Water Alternatives 13(3): 484-512                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The ontological fallacy of the Water Framework Directive: Implications and alternatives
Jamie Linton and Tobias Krueger

Water Alternatives 13(3): 513-533                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Despite great expectations in the Seine River Basin, the WFD did not reduce diffuse pollution
Gabrielle Bouleau, Rémi Barbier, Marie-Pierre Halm-Lemeille, Bruno Tassin, Arnaud Buchs and Florence Habets

Water Alternatives 13(3): 534-555                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The role of the Water Framework Directive in the controversial transition of water policy paradigms in Spain and Portugal
Julia Martínez-Fernández, Susana Neto, Nuria Hernández-Mora, Leandro Del Moral and Francesc La Roca

Water Alternatives 13(3): 556-581                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Bright spots for local WFD implementation through collaboration with nature conservation authorities?
Nadine Jenny Shirin Schröder, Jens Newig and Nigel Watson

Water Alternatives 13(3): 582-617                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Development and implementation of the concept of disproportionate costs in water management in Central Europe in the light of the EU WFD
Jan Macháč, Jan Brabec and Ondřej Vojáček

Water Alternatives 13(3): 618-633                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

An assessment of scale-sensitivity in policy design and implementation of the EU Water Framework Directive within the context of the Danube Basin
Tahira Syed, Enamul Choudhury and Shafiqul Islam

Water Alternatives 13(3): 634-658                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The theory and practice of water pricing and cost recovery in the Water Framework Directive
Julio Berbel and Alfonso Expósito

Water Alternatives 13(3): 659-673                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The challenge of irrigation water pricing in the Water Framework Directive
José Albiac, Elena Calvo, Taher Kahil and Encarna Esteban

Water Alternatives 13(3): 674-690                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Going ‘off script’: The influence of instrument constituencies on the Europeanisation of Turkish water policy
Burcin Demirbilek, Oscar Fitch-Roy, David Benson and Jenny Fairbrass

Water Alternatives 13(3): 691-708                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Three faces of the European Union Water Initiative: Promoting the Water Framework Directive or sustainable development?
Oliver Fritsch, David Benson, Camilla Adelle and Audrey Massot

Water Alternatives 13(3): 709-730                Abstract | Full Text - PDF


Bottling water differently, and sustaining the water commons? Social innovation through water service franchising in Cambodia
Isaac Lyne

Water Alternatives 13(3): 731-751                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Soft power, discourse coalitions, and the proposed inter-basin water transfer between Lake Chad and the Congo River
Ramazan Caner Sayan, Nidhi Nagabhatla and Marvel Ekwuribe

Water Alternatives 13(3): 752-778                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Cooperation, fragmentation, and control: News media representations of changing water access from Austin to the Texas rice belt
Brendan L. Lavy

Water Alternatives 13(3): 779-799                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Eutrophication and water quality policy discourse in Lake Erie Basin
Isaac N. Bereket and Rob de Loë

Water Alternatives 13(3): 800-821                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Interdisciplinary research in Rajasthan, India: Exploring the role of culture and art to support rural development and water management
Michael Buser, Loraine Leeson, M.S. Rathore, Anurupa Roy and Nina Sabnani

Water Alternatives 13(3): 822-842                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Addressing failed water infrastructure delivery through increased accountability and end-user agency: The case of the Sekhukhune District, South Africa
Moritz Hofstetter, Alex Bolding and Barbara van Koppen

Water Alternatives 13(3): 843-863                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Between regulation and targeted expropriation: Rural-to-urban groundwater reallocation in Jordan
Timothy Liptrot and Hussam Hussein

Water Alternatives 13(3): 864-885                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Under the historian’s radar: Local water-supply practices in Nairobi, 1940-1980
Jethron Ayumbah Akallah and Mikael Hård

Water Alternatives 13(3): 886-901                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

'Praying for rain’: A case of drought mismanagement in Barcelona (2007-2008)
Alvar Closas

Water Alternatives 13(3): 902-927                Abstract | Full Text - PDF




Confronting a ‘post-truth water world’ in the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia
Quentin Grafton, Matthew J. Colloff, Virginia Marshall and John Williams

Water Alternatives 13(1): 1-27                     Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The human right to water in Mexico: Challenges and opportunities
Margaret Wilder, Polioptro F. Martínez Austria, Paul Hernández Romero and Mary Belle Cruz Ayala

Water Alternatives 13(1): 28-48                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Between project and region: The challenges of managing water in Shandong after the South-North Water Transfer Project
Dan Chen, Zhaohui Luo, Michael Webber, Sarah Rogers, Ian Rutherfurd, Mark Wang, Brian Finlayson, Min Jiang, Chenchen Shi and Wenjing Zhang

Water Alternatives 13(1): 49-69                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Framing the fluidity of water management conflicts in the Bagré irrigation scheme, Burkina Faso
Gabin Korbéogo

Water Alternatives 13(1): 70-92                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Querying water co-governance: Yukon first nations and water governance in the context of modern land claim agreements
Nicole J. Wilson

Water Alternatives 13(1): 93-118                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Pop-up infrastructure: Water ATMs and new delivery networks in India
Jeremy J. Schmidt

Water Alternatives 13(1): 119-140                 Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Opening the gates of the Pak Mun dam: Fish migrations, domestic water supply, irrigation projects and politics
Ian G. Baird, Kanokwan Manorom, Aurore Phenow and Sirasak Gaja-Svasti

Water Alternatives 13(1): 141-159                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Sociotechnical alternatives and controversies in extending water and sanitation networks in Lima
Laure Criqui

Water Alternatives 13(1): 160-181                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Access to and ownership of water in Anglophone Africa and a case study in South Africa
Hilmer Bosch and Joyeeta Gupta

Water Alternatives 13(2): 205-224                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Urban ponds, environmental imaginaries and (un)commoning: An urban political ecology of the pondscape in a small city in Gujarat, India
Anna Zimmer, René Véron and Natasha L. Cornea

Water Alternatives 13(2): 225-247                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Commercialization as organized hypocrisy: The divergence of talk and actions in water services in small towns in Uganda
Mireia Tutusaus and Klaas Schwartz

Water Alternatives 13(2): 248-265                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Depoliticising poor water quality: Ambiguous agreement in a wastewater reuse project in Morocco
Pierre-Louis Mayaux and Amal Ennabih

Water Alternatives 13(2): 266-285                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Nationalism, legitimacy and hegemony in transboundary water interactions
Jeremy Allouche

Water Alternatives 13(2): 286-301                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Does collaborative governance increase public confidence in water management? Survey evidence from Aotearoa New Zealand
Marc Tadaki, Jim Sinner, Phillip Stahlmann-Brown and Suzie Greenhalgh

Water Alternatives 13(2): 302-323                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Challenges of accessing water for agricultural use in the Breede-Gouritz Catchment Management Agency, South Africa
Awelani Sadiki and Bongani Ncube

Water Alternatives 13(2): 324-346                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Drinking water service delivery choices in Poland: Empirical analysis of impact factors
Katarzyna Szmigiel-Rawska and Julita Łukomska

Water Alternatives 13(2): 347-368                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Institutional analysis of small dam removals: A comparison of non-federal dam removals in Washington and Oregon
Matthias P. Fostvedt, Desiree D. Tullos and Bryan Tilt

Water Alternatives 13(2): 369-392                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Social networks and perceptions of power in the Mekong
Leong Ching

Water Alternatives 13(2): 393-417                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Agricultural water governance in the desert: Shifting risks in central Arizona
Abigail M. York, Hallie Eakin, Julia C. Bausch, Skaidra Smith-Heisters, John M. Anderies, Rimjhim Aggarwal, Bryan Leonard and Katherine Wright

Water Alternatives 13(2): 418-445                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Special issue: Parsing the politics of singular and multiple waters
Guest Editors: Lindsay Vogt and Casey Walsh

Listen to the introductory podcast featuring Lindsay Vogt and Casey Walsh

Parsing the politics of singular and multiple waters
Lindsay Vogt and Casey Walsh

Water Alternatives 14(1): 1-11                     Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Incarnating water in Central Asia: Hydro-relations along a transboundary river
Jeanne Féaux de la Croix

Water Alternatives 14(1): 12-31                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Jamaican river waters: Collapsing time and the politics of rural life-making
Anne M. Galvin

Water Alternatives 14(1): 32-46                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Waters, water and the hydrosocial politics of bathing in Mexico City, 1850-1920
Casey Walsh

Water Alternatives 14(1): 47-59                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Examining the cracks in universal water coverage: Women document the burdens of household water insecurity
Lucero Radonic and Cara Jacob

Water Alternatives 14(1): 60-78                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Implicit or illicit? Self-made infrastructure, household waters, and the materiality of belonging in Cape Town
Angela Storey

Water Alternatives 14(1): 79-96                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water, modern and multiple: Enriching the idea of water through enumeration amidst a water crisis in Bengaluru
Lindsay Vogt

Water Alternatives 14(1): 97-116                  Abstract | Full Text - PDF


Public banks + Public water = SDG 6?
David A. McDonald, Thomas Marois and Susan Spronk

Water Alternatives 14(1): 117-134                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Damming Rainy Lake and the ongoing production of hydro-colonialism in the US-Canadian boundary waters
Johann Strube and Kimberley Anh Thomas

Water Alternatives 14(1): 135-157                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The impact of pro-poor reforms on consumers and the water utility in Maputo, Mozambique
Valentina Zuin and Maika Nicholson

Water Alternatives 14(1): 158-185                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Cities with mosquitoes: A political ecology of Aedes aegypti’s habitats
Angela Bayona-Valderrama, Tatiana Acevedo-Guerrero and Cláudio Artur

Water Alternatives 14(1): 186-203                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Modern and nonmodern waters: Sociotechnical controversies, successful anti-dam movements and water ontologies
Silvia Flaminio

Water Alternatives 14(1): 204-227                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The landing of parachuted technology: Appropriation of centralised drip irrigation systems by irrigation communities in the region of Valencia (Spain)
Noemí Poblador, Carles Sanchis-Ibor and Marcel Kuper

Water Alternatives 14(1): 228-247                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

More sustainable systems through consolidation? The changing landscape of rural drinking water service delivery in Uganda
Angela Huston, Susan Gaskin, Patrick Moriarty and Martin Watsisi

Water Alternatives 14(1): 248-270                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Municipal failure, unequal access and conflicts over water – A hydro-social perspective on water insecurity of rural households in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Karen Lebek, Michèle Twomey and Tobias Krueger

Water Alternatives 14(1): 271-292                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Co-producing drinking water in rural Ethiopia: Governmentality in the name of community management
Linda Annala

Water Alternatives 14(1): 293-314                Abstract | Full Text - PDF


Why we need both the large and the small stories. Response to 'Under the historian’s radar: Local water supply practices in Nairobi' by J.A. Akallah and M. Hård.
David Nilsson

Water Alternatives 14(1): 315-318                 Full Text - PDF



Special issue: Irrigation management in East Asia: Institutions, socioeconomic transformation and adaptations
Guest Editors: Raymond Yu Wang, Wai-Fung Lam and Jinxia Wang

Irrigation management in East Asia: Institutions, socioeconomic transformation and adaptations
Raymond Yu Wang, Wai-Fung Lam and Jinxia Wang

Water Alternatives 14(2): 319-331                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The decline of canal irrigation in China: Causes, impacts and implications
Yahua Wang and Mengdi Cao

Water Alternatives 14(2): 332-349                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Institutional bricolage in irrigation governance in rural Northwest China: Diversity, legitimacy, and persistence
Raymond Yu Wang, Tipeng Chen and Oscar Bin Wang

Water Alternatives 14(2): 350-370                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Seasonal land fallowing policy in response to groundwater overdraft in the north China Plain
Hongbo Deng, Baozhu Guan, Jinxia Wang, Alec Zuo, Zhuanlin Wang and Tianhe Sun

Water Alternatives 14(2): 371-394                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Adaptation to quantitative regulation of agricultural water resources: Mosaic cropping structure and rotational irrigation in China
Ying Chai and Yunmin Zeng

Water Alternatives 14(2): 395-412                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Japanese irrigation management at the crossroads
Masayoshi Satoh and Atsushi Ishii

Water Alternatives 14(2): 413-434                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Bureaucratizing coproduction: Institutional adaptation of irrigation associations in Taiwan
Wai-Fung Lam, Ching-Ping Tang and Shih-Ke Tang

Water Alternatives 14(2): 435-452                Abstract | Full Text - PDF


Barriers to drinking water security in rural Ghana: The vulnerability of people with disabilities (PWDs)
Benjamin Dosu and Maura Hanrahan

Water Alternatives 14(2): 453-468                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Source-to-sea river journeys and their politics of scale and knowledge production: Examining Colorado River expeditions from the United States through Mexico
Adrianne C. Kroepsch, Caleb Ring and Joanna Clark

Water Alternatives 14(2): 469-490                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

South Asian dams at a tipping point? The case of Tipaimukh Dam in Manipur, India
Thounaojam Somokanta, Eran Feitelson and Amit Tubi

Water Alternatives 14(2): 491-519                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Disadvantaged unincorporated communities and the struggle for water justice in California
Jonathan K. London, Amanda Fencl, Sara Watterson, Jennifer Jarin, Phoebe Season, Mia Dawson, Yasmina Choueiri, Carolina Balazs, Aaron King, Alfonso Aranda, Peter Nguyen, Camille Pannu, Laurel Firestone and Colin Bailey

Water Alternatives 14(2): 520-545                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Below the radar: Data, narratives and the politics of irrigation in sub-Saharan Africa
Jean-Philippe Venot, Samuel Bowers, Dan Brockington, Hans Komakech, Casey Ryan, Gert-Jan Veldwish and Philip Woodhouse

Water Alternatives 14(2): 546-572                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

A “drought-free” Maharashtra? Politicising water conservation for rain-dependent agriculture
Sameer H. Shah, Leila M. Harris, Mark S. Johnson and Hannah Wittman

Water Alternatives 14(2): 573-596                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Understanding inter-municipal conflict and cooperation on flood risk policies for the Metropolitan City of Milan
Corinne Vitale and Sander Meijerink

Water Alternatives 14(2): 597-618                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Digital innovations and water services in cities of the global South: A systematic literature review
Godfred Amankwaa, Richard Heeks and Alison L. Browne

Water Alternatives 14(2): 619-644                Abstract | Full Text - PDF


Worldviews and the everyday politics of community water management
Frances Cleaver, Luke Whaley and Evance Mwathunga

Water Alternatives 14(3): 645-663                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Citizen science water projects in Nepal: Participant motivations and the impacts of involvement
David W. Walker, Masakazu Tani, Narayan Gyawali, Prem Sagar Chapagain, Jeffrey C. Davids, Alisha Ghimire, Makhan Maharjan, Binod Prasad Parajuli, Rajaram Prajapati, Santosh Regmi, Rakesh Kumar Shah, Puja Shakya and Surabhi Upadhyay

Water Alternatives 14(3): 664-689                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Engaging and learning with water infrastructure: Rufaro irrigation scheme, Zimbabwe
Tavengwa Chitata, Jeltsje Kemerink-Seyoum and Frances Cleaver

Water Alternatives 14(3): 690-716                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The need for co-evolution of groundwater law and community practices for groundwater justice and sustainability: Insights from Maharashtra, India
Gabriela Cuadrado-Quesada and K.J. Joy

Water Alternatives 14(3): 717-733                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Diagnosing watersheds in India: Integrating power and politics in the analysis of commons governance
Shashank Deora

Water Alternatives 14(3): 734-754                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

A critical reflexive audit of qualitative water governance research in the lower Hudson Valley, New York
Michael H. Finewood, Gretchen Sneegas, Chana Friedenberg and Loraine Guevarez

Water Alternatives 14(3): 755-772                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The contested politics of drought, water security and climate adaptation in Australia’s Murray-Darling Basin
Jason Alexandra and Lauren Rickards

Water Alternatives 14(3): 773-794                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The political economy of corruption and unequal gains and losses in water and sanitation services: Experiences from Bangkok
Danny Marks and Michael Breen

Water Alternatives 14(3): 795-819                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The path to the new urban water paradigm – From modernity to metamodernism
Manuel Franco-Torres

Water Alternatives 14(3): 820-840                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Number narratives of water shortages: Delinking water resources development from water distribution in Mumbai, India
Sachin Tiwale

Water Alternatives 14(3): 841-865                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Stormwater politics: Flooding, infrastructure, and urban political ecology in São Paulo, Brazil
Nate Millington

Water Alternatives 14(3): 866-885                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

AWARE: Annual Water Alternatives Review

Desalination in the 21st Century: A critical review of trends and debates
Joe Williams

Water Alternatives 15(2): 193-217                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water governance research in a messy world: A review
Luke Whaley

Water Alternatives 15(2): 218-250                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The political ecology of large hydropower dams in the Mekong Basin: A comprehensive review
Carl Middleton

Water Alternatives 15(2): 251-289                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

A review of water policies on the move: Diffusion, transfer, translation, or branding?
Farhad Mukhtarov

Water Alternatives 15(2): 290-306                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The history and politics of communal irrigation: A review
Olivia Aubriot

Water Alternatives 15(2): 307-340                Abstract | Full Text - PDF


“We are fingers of a hand that make a fist": Working class alliances in Colorado River water protests in the Mexicali Valley, Mexico
Benjamin P. Warner and Anthony Meluso

Water Alternatives 15(2): 341-362                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Achieving development outcomes by building practical authority in WASH participatory collectives in Melanesia
Katherine F. Shields, Dani J. Barrington, Semisi Meo, Srinivas Sridharan, Stephen G. Saunders, Jamie Bartram and Regina T. Souter

Water Alternatives 15(2): 363-412                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Understanding repair and maintenance in networked water supply in Accra and Dar es Salaam
Lazarus Jambadu, Jochen Monstadt and Sophie Schramm

Water Alternatives 15(2): 413-437                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water supply services and the practices, perceptions, and representations of non-residential water users: An exploratory study in France
Bénédicte Rulleau, Kevin Caillaud and Denis Salles

Water Alternatives 15(2): 438-456                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Roman law and waters: How local hydrography framed regulation
Alberto Quintavalla

Water Alternatives 15(2): 457-472                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

When international blueprints hit local realities: Bricolage processes in implementing IWRM in South Africa, Mongolia, and Peru
Evelyn Lukat, Mirja Schoderer and Sofia Castro Salvador

Water Alternatives 15(2): 473-500                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Can irrigation technologies save water in closed basins? Effects of drip irrigation on water resources in the Guadalquivir River Basin (Spain)
David Sampedro-Sánchez

Water Alternatives 15(2): 501-522                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Networked sovereignty: Polycentric water governance and Indigenous self-determination in the Klamath Basin
Sibyl Diver, M.V. Eitzel, Susan Fricke and Leaf Hillman

Water Alternatives 15(2): 523-550                Abstract | Full Text - PDF


Viewpoint: An intersectional approach to water equity in the US
Andrea K. Gerlak, Elena Louder and Helen Ingram

Water Alternatives 15(1): 1-12                     Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Mutual water systems and the formation of racial inequality in Los Angeles County
Justin McBride

Water Alternatives 15(1): 13-30                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Native American Tribes and dam removal: Restoring the Ottaway, Penobscot, and Elwha rivers
Coleen A. Fox, Nicholas J. Reo, Brett Fessell and Frank Dituri

Water Alternatives 15(1): 31-55                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The work that goes into policy transfer: Making the Dutch delta approach travel
Shahnoor Hasan, Jaap Evers and Margreet Zwarteveen

Water Alternatives 15(1): 56-72                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Hydro-hegemony, water governance, and water security: Palestinians under Israeli occupation in the Jordan Valley, West Bank
Michelle Rudolph and Rachel Kurian

Water Alternatives 15(1): 73-92                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Exploring 100 years of Finnish transboundary water interactions with Russia: A historical analysis of diplomacy and cooperation
Juho Haapala and Marko Keskinen

Water Alternatives 15(1): 93-128                  Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The limits of federal state capacity in managing Australia’s Murray-Darling River Basin
Stephen Bell

Water Alternatives 15(1): 129-149                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water extractivism and decolonial struggles in Mapuche Territory, Chile
Robinson Torres, Gerardo Azocar, Roberto Gallardo and Julio Mendoza

Water Alternatives 15(1): 150-174                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Defend, retreat and attack: Urban waters and valuation practices
Jesper Petersson and Linda Soneryd

Water Alternatives 15(1): 175-192                Abstract | Full Text - PDF


The 150-year itch: Afghanistan-Iran hydropolitics over the Helmand/Hirmand River
Mohsen Nagheeby and Jeroen Warner

15(2): 551-573                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Exploring contestation in rights of river approaches: Comparing Colombia, India and New Zealand
Marco Immovilli, Susanne Reitsma, Regine Roncucci, Elisabet Dueholm Rasch and Dik Roth

15(3): 574-591                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The ageing of infrastructure and ideologies: Contestations around dam removal in Spain
Lena Hommes

15(3): 592-613                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water values and moral economic practices in Kunene, Namibia
Diego Augusto Menestrey Schwieger, Richard Dimba Kiaka and Michael Schnegg

15(3): 614-631                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Viewpoint – The South African water sector: Municipal dysfunction, resistance, and future pathways
Suraya Scheba

15(3): 632-649                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Barriers to accessing emergency water infrastructure: Lessons from Flint, Michigan
Melissa Heil

15(3): 650-667                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Drinking water quality assemblages: Scale, temporality and flexibility in Kaolack, Senegal
Elizabeth A. MacAfee

15(3): 668-687                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Hybridity in practice: Responding to water insecurity in São Paulo, Dhaka and Cairo
Sally Cawood, Noura Wahby and Luciana Nicolau Ferrara

15(3): 688-708                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Promise of water abundance and the normalisation of water-intensive development in Cyprus
Serkan Karas and Panayiota Pyla

15(3): 709-732                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water ATMs and access to water: Digitalisation of off-grid water infrastructure in peri-urban Ghana
Godfred Amankwaa, Richard Heeks and Alison L. Browne

15(3): 733-753                Abstract | Full Text - PDF


Special Issue: Transformations to sustainability? Learning from local approaches to groundwater governance
Guest editors: Carolina Domínguez-Guzmán, Muna Dajani, Cristian Olmos-Herrera

Transformation as practice: Learning from everyday dealings with groundwater
Carolina Domínguez-Guzmán, Margreet Zwarteveen and Marcel Kuper

16(1): 1-12                     Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The coloniality of modern water: Global groundwater extraction in California, Palestine and Peru
Vivian Underhill, Linnea Beckett, Muna Dajani, Maria Teresa Oré and Sheeva Sabati

16(1): 13-38                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The persistent appeal of the California agricultural dream in North Africa
Marcel Kuper, Pierre-Louis Mayaux and Ahmed Benmihoub

16(1): 39-64                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Conjunctive use of canal water and groundwater: An analysis based on farmers’ practices in Ravangaon, Maharashtra
Sneha Bhat, Seema Kulkarni, Rucha Deshmukh, Sachin Bhopal, Margreet Zwarteveen and Simran Sumbre

16(1): 65-86                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Watermelons in the desert in Morocco: Struggles around a groundwater commons in-the-making
Lisa Bossenbroek, Hind Ftouhi, Zakaria Kadiri and Marcel Kuper

16(1): 87-107                 Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Sharing difficult waters: Community-based groundwater recharge and use in Algeria and India
M. Amine Saidani, Uma Aslekar, Marcel Kuper and Jeltsje Kemerink-Seyoum

16(1): 108-133                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

A feminist analysis of women farmers navigating groundwater qualities in Maharashtra, India
Irene Leonardelli, Jeltsje Kemerink-Seyoum, Seema Kulkarni, Sneha Bhat and Margreet Zwarteveen

16(1): 134-152                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

From divine to design: Unearthing groundwater practices in Tamil Nadu, India
Andres Verzijl, Vivek M, Ankita Prayag, Veena Srinivasan, Carolina Domínguez-Guzmán and Margreet Zwarteveen

16(1): 153-170                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Knowing groundwater: Embodied encounters with a lively resource
Frances Cleaver, Tavengwa Chitata, Chris de Bont, Kerstin Joseph, Lowe Börjeson and Jeltsje Kemerink-Seyoum

16(1): 171-192                Abstract | Full Text - PDF



The impact of ICTs on social actions for mapping and restoring rivers and streams in the city of São Paulo
Dayana K. Melo da Silva

16(1): 193-206                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Storylines and imaginaries of wastewater reuse and desalination - The rise of local discourses on the Swedish islands of Öland and Gotland
Maria Takman, Michael Cimbritz, Åsa Davidsson and Lea Fünfschilling

16(1): 207-243                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Irrigation systems management in Nepal: Women’s strategies in response to migration-induced challenges
Diana Suhardiman, Manita Raut, Prachanda Pradhan and Ruth Meinzen-Dick

16(1): 244-264                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

A citizen science approach to the characterisation and modelling of urban pluvial flooding
Koorosh Azizi, Stephen Kofi Diko and Claudio I. Meier

16(1): 265-294                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Remaking of wetlands and coping with vulnerabilities in Mexico and Indonesia
Anja Nygren and Anu Lounela

16(1): 295-320                Abstract | Full Text - PDF


AWARE: Annual Water Alternatives Review

From integration to intersectionality: A review of water ethics
Jeremy J. Schmidt

16(2): 321-345                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The logics and politics of environmental flows - A review
Jason Alexandra, Lauren Rickards and Claudia Pahl-Wostl

16(2): 346-373                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water back: A review centring rematriation and Indigenous Water research sovereignty
Kelsey Leonard, Dominique David-Chavez, Deondre Smiles, Lydia Jennings, Rosanna ʻAnolani Alegado, Lani Tsinnajinnie, Joshua Manitowabi, Rachel Arsenault, Rene L. Begay, Aurora Kagawa-Viviani, Dawn D. Davis, Vincent (Billy) van Uitregt, Hawlii Pichette, Max Liboiron, Bradley Moggridge, Stephanie Russo Carroll, Ranalda L. Tsosie and Andrea Gomez

16(2): 374-428                Abstract | Full Text - PDF


Special Issue: Unconventional waters: A critical understanding of desalination and wastewater reuse
Guest editors: Joe Williams, Ross Beveridge and Pierre-Louis Mayaux

This Special Issue was financially supported by Cirad, France

Unconventional waters: A critical understanding of desalination and wastewater reuse
Joe Williams, Ross Beveridge and Pierre-Louis Mayaux

16(2): 429-443                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Wastewater treatment on Chongming eco-island: The cultural politics of hydrosocial territory-making
Ran Feng, Maarten Loopmans and Kim Tondeur

16(2): 444-462                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Redrawing the hydrosocial cycle through treated wastewater reuse in the Metropolitan Region of Barcelona
Hug March, Santiago Gorostiza and David Sauri

16(2): 463-479                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

'Locking in' desalination in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands: Path dependency, techno-optimism and climate adaptation
Brian F. O’Neill and Anne-Lise Boyer

16(2): 480-508                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Debating desalination: Stakeholder participation and decision-making in southern California
Ekta Patel

16(2): 509-540                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Troubled water: The fraught political economy of wastewater reuse in Morocco and Tunisia
Pierre-Louis Mayaux and Amal Ennabih

16(2): 541-562                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

What’s in a name? Politicising wastewater reuse in irrigated agriculture
Matthijs T. Wessels

16(2): 563-580                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Unequal wastewater rights and claims in Gujarat: Institutional dynamics between urban and rural
Alka Palrecha and Aashini Sheth

16(2): 581-605                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Wastewater reuse in Lebanon: Shedding light on hydro-social politics at multiple scales
Karim Eid-Sabbagh

16(2): 606-631                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Desalination and the reproduction of water injustices in the San Andrés island water crisis
Carolina Velásquez and Tricia Wachtendorf

16(2): 632-658                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Community desalination as new hydrosocial assemblages and scalar politics to satisfy the human right to water in Chile
Robinson Torres, Rodrigo Bórquez, Amaya Álvez, Nicolas Díaz and Jorge Félez

16(2): 659-682                Abstract | Full Text - PDF



Perspectives from the ground: Governing informality of water in Metro Manila
Nazia Hussain and Carmeli Chaves

16(2): 683-704                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Multipurpose use of hydropower reservoirs: Imaginaries of Swiss reservoirs in the context of climate change and dam relicensing
Silvia Flaminio and Emmanuel Reynard

16(2): 705-729                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Contested socio-environmental imaginaries of water and rivers in times of hydropower expansion in Costa Rica
Francesc Rodríguez

16(2): 730-749                Abstract | Full Text - PDF



Governing pandemic waterscapes: Covid-19 and Nairobi metropolitan services as co-catalysts of waterscape changes
Sophie Schramm, Moritz Kasper, Simon Bohlen, Emmanuel Mwenje and Elisabeth Wamuchiru

16(3): 750-768                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Geographies of infrastructure: Everyday governance of urban water supply beyond the utility network in Dar es Salaam
Francis Dakyaga, Sophie Schramm, John. M. Lupala and Dawah Lulu Magembe-Mushi

16(3): 769-792                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Immaterial infrastructures and conflict in the Salween River Basin
Stew Motta, Aaron T. Wolf and E. Lisa F. Schipper

16(3): 793-820                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Echoes of the Okavango Delta – Does the voice of people matter?
Anand Datla, Susanne Schmeier, Gabriela Cuadrado-Quesada and Ronald Mothobi

16(3): 821-848                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The illusion of the container based sanitation solution: Lessons from Khayelitsha, South Africa
Mmeli Dube, Fiona Anciano and Anna Mdee

16(3): 849-868                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The water frontier: Agribusiness vs. smallholder communities in the Brazilian Cerrado
Ludivine Eloy, Andréa Leme da Silva, Osmar Coelho Filho and Stéphane Ghiotti

16(3): 869-891                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Viewpoint – Seeing like a farmer – How irrigation policies may undermine farmer-led irrigation in sub-Saharan Africa
Annelieke Duker

16(3): 892-899                Abstract | Full Text - PDF


Themed Section: Affective hydropolitics
Guest editors: Jenniver Sehring and Aaron Wolf

Affective hydropolitics: Introduction to the Themed Section
Jenniver Sehring and Aaron T. Wolf

16(3): 900-911                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Emotions in water diplomacy: Negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam
Wondwosen Michago Seide and Emanuele Fantini

16(3): 912-929                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Central Asian water neighbourhood: A constructivist reconceptualisation of hydropolitics in Central Asia
Timur Dadabaev, Jenniver Sehring and Nigora Djalilova

16(3): 930-948                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Trust in transboundary waters: Identifying trust-building in water diplomacy literature
Marko Keskinen, Elina Häkkinen, Juho Haapala and Bota Sharipova

16(3): 949-977                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Exploring spirituality in water diplomacy
Sharoma Ramawadh, Aaron T. Wolf, Diego Jara and Jenniver Sehring

16(3): 978-911                Abstract | Full Text - PDF



Dam removal politics and unlikely alliances in the lower Snake River Basin
Krista Harrington and Alida Cantor

17(1): 1-19                     Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Spring-based irrigation in Battir, Palestine: A locus of social agency in the face of hydro-hegemony
Kholoud D. Nasser

17(1): 20-45                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The role of small-scale hydraulic infrastructure in transforming hydrosocial territories in a catchment in Ceará, Brazil
Hela Gasmi, Letícia de Freitas Vieira, Marcel Kuper, Eduardo Sávio Passos Rodrigues Martins and Julien Burte

17(1): 46-72                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

More collectives, less differences: Unveiling unexpected social changes in a groundwater economy in the Middle Atlas, Morocco
Zakia Kchikech, Zhour Bouzidi and Nicolas Faysse

17(1): 73-93                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Freedoms ebb and flow: Boaters’ experiences of water and sanitation insecurity on the inland waterways of England and Wales
Ruth Sylvester and Helen Underhill

17(1): 94-120                  Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Analysing the evolution of water governance models in Indonesia through the Economies of Worth framework
Heloïse Valette

17(1): 121-144                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

A street view of groundwater policymaking and management in Azraq, Jordan
Hoor Al-Amin, Jaap Evers and Leon Hermans

17(1): 145-166                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water factories of the high Colombian mountains: Páramo as 'infrastructural nature'
Santiago Martínez Medina, Hanne Cottyn, Ana María Garrido, Joshua Kirshner and Rory O’Bryen

17(1): 167-186                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Beyond Anthropocentrism: Water law and environmental management in the Yellowstone River Basin, USA
Nicolas T. Bergmann

17(1): 187-206                Abstract | Full Text - PDF