Impact of climate change on small municipalities

According to a case study from the Energy Research Centre at the University of Cape Town, despite uncertainties around quantitative assessments of climate change impact and water resource management, climate change will have an effect on water resources. Focusing on the economic consequences of water resource scarcity on poor and small municipalities, the study aims to assist municipal planners to develop appropriate strategies to ensure the sustainability of long term water supplies...

Feb 19th, 2008

According to a case study from the Energy Research Centre at the University of Cape Town, despite uncertainties around quantitative assessments of climate change impact and water resource management, climate change will have an effect on water resources. Focusing on the economic consequences of water resource scarcity on poor and small municipalities, the study aims to assist municipal planners to develop appropriate strategies to ensure the sustainability and affordability of long term water supplies.

To access the case study, please see: http://www.erc.uct.ac.za/publications/Access%20to%20water%20and%20CC.pdf

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