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Informal water suppliers meeting water needs in the peri-urban territories of Mumbai, an Indian perspective


  • Anastasia Angueletou-Marteau

    () (LEPII - Laboratoire d'Économie de la Production et de l'Intégration Internationale - UPMF - Université Pierre Mendès France - Grenoble 2 - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)


This paper addresses the issue of informal water providers in the peri-urban areas of Mumbai. The term “informal water providers” refers to all the types of water suppliers who are not operating in the legal framework of water management in a given area.The paper examine whether we are heading towards new forms of urban governance, where informal actors no longer compete with each other, but cooperate with public utilities and emerge as an extension of the public utility.

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  • Anastasia Angueletou-Marteau, 2008. "Informal water suppliers meeting water needs in the peri-urban territories of Mumbai, an Indian perspective," Post-Print halshs-00363464, HAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:halshs-00363464
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    informal water providers; peri-urban territories; India;

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