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Encyclopedia of Environmental Science Vol 6

Social Aspects of Water Management

Shalinee Naidoo

211 pages
Arcler Education Inc
Implementing policies and programs that modify how peoplecan access, use or interact with water resources is frequentlysocially antagonistic. This book recognizes key principles forevaluating and dealing the social effects of water reform. Thesignificance of social acceptability to successful water reform isexamined, together with the role of social assessment in attainingthis. Water resources and services are parts of social systems that encompass beyondthe technical world and the integrated water resources management needs a balancebetween competing views of social and political issues.
Author Bio
Shalinee Naidoo obtained her Master of Science degree cum laude in Microbiology from The Universityof KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa in 2014. Her research interests lie in EnvironmentalMicrobiology, Transnational Water Management and more recently, the regulatory and health caresector. She currently works as an Innovation and Research and Development Officer within the medicaldevice sector and has been involved in a range of research projects funded by The Water ResearchCommission and Medical Research Council of South Africa. She is currently a member of the GoldenKey International Honour Society and a recipient of numerous scholarship programs including theErasmus Mundus SAPIENT program.