This brief describes the application of a Robust Decision Support (RDS) framework in Can Tho city, Vietnam, to better inform city managers and planning departments on improving urban water management practices. The brief offers a number of recommendations for the mangement of water resources.
This comprehensive RDS framework consists of several elements, based on the critical first step of involving stakeholders in discussions on water challenges, potential solutions and desirable outcome indicators. The study consisted of a survey on urban household water demand and gender roles in household water management. It was the first study to provide detailed information on domestic use and gender roles in Can Tho City.