POLICY BRIEF 1 - WDM Criteria

January 18, 2012
IDRC

Water demand management ― WDM ― can be hard to define. More an issue of policy than of technology, it is about managing and moderating our demands for good quality fresh water. It is less a matter of piping and pumps and more a tool for changing the ways we use water and the rates at which we use it. In practice, WDM comes down to three key goals: efficiency, equity and sustainability.

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