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  • Decision mapping : understanding decision making processes 

    Bouchart, Francois J.-C.; Blackwood, David J.; Jowitt, Paul (Taylor & Francis, 2002)
    The task of arriving at an engineering decision typically involves extensive and complex analyses, the evaluation of alternatives, and the resolution of conflicts between stakeholders. Research into institutional frameworks, ...
  • Making asset investment decisions for wastewater systems that include sustainability 

    Ashley, Richard; Blackwood, David J.; Butler, David; Jowitt, Paul; Davies, John; Smith, Heidi; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Oltean-Dumbrava, Crina (American Society of Civil Engineers, 2008-03)
    Effective integrated water management is a key component of the World Water Vision and the way in which aspirations for water equity may be realized. Part of the vision includes the promotion of sustainability of water ...
  • Sustainability criteria for decision support in the UK water industry 

    Foxon, T. J.; McIlkenny, G.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Oltean-Dumbrava, C.; Souter, Niki; Ashley, Richard; Butler, David; Pearson, P.; Jowitt, Paul; Moir, James (Taylor & Francis, 2002)
    The incorporation of sustainability assessment into decision-making processes is a key task for water service providers in the UK and elsewhere. This paper describes the development and application of a set of sustainability ...
  • Sustainable decision making for the UK water industry 

    Ashley, Richard; Blackwood, David J.; Butler, David; Davies, John; Jowitt, Paul; Smith, Heidi (Thomas Telford, 2003-03)
    Sustainable development serves as a comprehensive framework for the formation of policies and actions that integrate environmental, economic, and social issues. It recognises that the Earth's natural systems are not only ...
  • SWARD: decision support processes for the UK water industry 

    Butler, David; Jowitt, Paul; Ashley, Richard; Blackwood, David J.; Davies, John; Oltean-Dumbrava, C.; McIlkenny, G.; Foxon, T. J.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Smith, Heidi; Cavill, S.; Leach, M.; Pearson, P.; Gouda, H.; Samson, W.; Souter, Nicki; Hendry, Sarah; Moir, James; Bouchart, Francois J.-C. (Emerald, 2003)
    In industrialised countries water service providers (WSPs) must provide an appropriate level of service with an acceptable performance at an acceptable cost to customers. In the UK a move towards sustainable development ...