Infrastructure publications available from the United Kingdom

Posted January 2006

The Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) is one of the world's leading institutions concerned with education, training, research, and consultancy relating to the planning, provision, and management of infrastructure for development.

Headquartered in the UK, WEDC is devoted to activities that improve the health and well being of people living in both rural areas and urban communities. It encourages the integration of technological, environmental, social, economic, and management inputs for effective and sustainable development.

WEDC publications include books, manuals, academic papers, conference proceedings, reports, articles, projects, and case studies. Current publications address issues such as:

  • Emergency water and sanitation,
  • Gender and water,
  • Institutional development,
  • Knowledge management,
  • Roads and transport,
  • Solid waste management,
  • Urban services and infrastructure, and
  • Water and sanitation.

For more information about the WECD, visit their website by clicking here.

For more information about its publications, click here. You can order publications from ITDG Publishing by phone at +44 (0) 1926 634501 or by email at