Scientific publications

A burgeoning crisis? A nationwide assessment of the geography of water affordability in the United States

Elizabeth A. Mack and Sarah Wrase (2017)

A simplified model to assess vulnerable areas for urban regeneration

María José Ruá, Patricia Huedo, Vicent Civera and Raquel Agost-Felip (2019)

Assessing the usefulness of the water poverty index by applying it to a special case: Can one be water poor with high levels of access?

V. Komnenic, R. Ahlers and P. van der Zaag (2009)

Improved method to calculate a water poverty index at local scale

Ricard Giné-Garriga and Agustí Pérez-Foguet (2010)

Improving the narrative on affordability and the measurements we need to take us there

Jason Mumm and Julius Ciaccia (2017)

Leaving no one behind: Evaluating access to water, sanitation and hygiene for vulnerable and marginalized groups

Fatine Ezbakhe, Ricard Giné-Garriga  and Agustí Pérez-Foguet (2019)

Measuring disparities in access to water based on the normative content of the human right

Oscar Flores-Baquero, Alejandro Jiménez Fdez. de Palencia, and Agustí Pérez-Foguet (2016)

Measuring household affordability for water and sewer utilities

Manuel P. Teodoro (2018)

Measuring water affordability in developed economies. The added value of a needs-based approach

Josefine Vanhille, Tim Goedemé, Tess Penne, Leen Van Thielen and Bérénice Storms (2017)

Minimum water requirement for social and economic development

Jonathan Chenoweth (2007)

Monitoring “Affordability” of water and sanitation services after 2015: Review of global indicator options

Guy Hutton (2012)

No more thirst, cold, or darkness!’ – Social movements, households, and the Coproduction of knowledge on water and energy vulnerability in Barcelona, Spain

Hyerim Yoon and David Saurí (2019)

Targeting the water poor through water poverty mapping

James Cullis and Dermot O’Regan (2004)

The decline of water consumption in Spanish cities: structural and contingent factors

David Saurí (2019)

The food-energy-water nexus: Transforming science for society

Bridget R. Scanlon, Ben L. Ruddell, Patrick M. Reed, Ruth I. Hook, Chunmiao Zheng, Vince C. Tidwell and Stefan Siebert (2017)

The urban resource nexus: On the politics of relationality, water-energy infrastructure and the fallacy of integration

Joe Williams, Stefan Bouzarovski and Erik Swyngedouw (2019)

Unauthorised domestic water consumption in the city of Alicante (Spain): A consideration of its causes and urban distribution (2005–2017)

Álvaro-Francisco Morote and María Hernández-Hernández (2018)

Water availability and vulnerability of 225 large cities in the United States

Julie C. Padowski and James W. Jawitz (2012)

Water costs and affordability in the United States: 1990 to 2015

Scott J. Rubin (2018)

Water expenses by households living in Flanders: Data availability in the Belgian EU-SILC

Tim Goedemé and Josefine Vanhille (2018)

When sustainable may not mean just: A critical interpretation of urban water consumption decline in Barcelona

Hug March and David Saurí (2016)


Estudio comparativo sobre las tarifas del agua en 28 ciudades

FACUA – Consumidores en Acción (2013)

Guía para la aplicación de Mecanismos de Acción Social en el sector del agua urbana

Federación Española de Municipios y Provincias (FEMP) en colaboración con la Asociación Española de Abastecimientos de Agua y Saneamiento (AEAS) (2019)

La pobresa hídrica i energètica a l’àrea metropolitana de Barcelona

Elena Domene, Xabier Garcia and Marta Garcia (Institut d’Estudis Regionals i Metropolitans de Barcelona) (2018)

More than a pretty picture: using poverty maps to design better policies and interventions

Tara Bedi, Aline Coudouel and Kenneth Simler (The World Bank) (2007)

The invisible crisis: Water unaffordability in the United States

Patricia A. Jones and Amber Moulton (Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, Cambridge) (2016)

Water affordability: Public operators’ views and approaches on tackling water poverty

Aqua Publica Europea (2016)


End Water Poverty (website)

FACUA – Consumidores en Acción. 2017. Estudio comparativo sobre las tarifas del suministro domiciliario de agua de treinta y cinco ciudades españolas