Livre / Book


Furlong, K. 2016. Leaky Governance: Alternative Service Delivery and the Myth of Water Utility Independence. Vancouver: UBC Press.

Section spéciale / Special Section

Furlong, K. ed. (2016) The Public Shareholder: the commercialization and internationalization of publicly owned utility corporations. Utilities Policy, 40, 104-169.



Furlong, K., T. Acevedo Guerrero, J. Arias, and C. Patiño Sanchez. 2018. "Rethinking water corporatisation: A 'negotiation space' for public and private interests, Colombia (1910-2000)."  Water Alternatives 11 (1):187-208.


Furlong, K. & M. Kooy (2017) Worlding water supply: Thinking beyond the network in Jakarta. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 41, 888-903.


Furlong, K.; Carré, M.-N. and Acevedo G., T. (2017). Urban service provision: Insights from pragmatism and ethics. Environment and Planning A  49, 2800-2812.


Bonilla, C. and Furlong, K. (2017). La régionalisation des services en eau : une solution pour les petites villes au Sud ? étude de cas colombienne. Flux: Cahiers scientifiques internationaux Réseaux et territoires 107(1): 36-52.


Acevedo, T., Furlong, K., and J. Arias. (2016). Complicating neoliberalisation and decentralization: the non-linear experience of Colombian water supply 1909-2012. International Journal of Water Resources Development,  32 (2), 172-188.


Furlong, K. (2015) Water and the entrepreneurial city: The territorial expansion of public utility companies from Colombia and the Netherlands. Geoforum, 58,195-207.


Furlong, K. (2014) STS beyond the "modern infrastructure ideal": Extending theory by engaging with infrastructure challenges in the South. Technology in Society 39, 139-147.

Furlong, K. (2013) The dialectics of equity: consumer citizenship and the extension of water supply in Medellín, Colombia. Annals of the Association of Amercian Geographers 103 (5), 1176-1192. 10.1080/00045608.2013.782599


Furlong, K. (2012) Good water governance without good urban governance? Regulation, service delivery models, and local government. Environment and Planning A 44, 2721-2741. 10.1068/a44616


Furlong, K. (2011) Small technologies, Big change: rethinking infrastructure through STS & geography. Progress in Human Geography 35 (4), 460-482.

Furlong, K and Bakker, K. (2011) Governance and Sustainability at a Municipal Scale: The Challenge of Water Conservation. Canadian Public Policy 37 (2), 219-237.

Furlong, K. (2010) Neoliberal water management? trends, limitations, reformulations. Environment and Society: Advances in Research 1, 46-75.

Furlong, K. & Bakker, K. (2010) The Contradictions in 'alternative' service delivery: Business models and sustainability in municipal water supply. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy 28 (2), 349-368.

Hill, C., Furlong, K., Bakker, K., & Cohen, A. 2008 Harmonization versus Subsidiarity in Water Governance: A Survey Water Governance and Legislation and Policies in the Provinces and Territories. Canadian Water Resources Journal 33 (4), 315-332.

Furlong, K. 2008 Hidden Theories, Troubled Waters: Response to Critics. Political Geography 27(7), 811-814.

Furlong, K. 2006 Hidden Theories, Troubled Waters: International Relations, the 'Territorial Trap', and the Southern African Development Community's Transboundary Waters. Political Geography 25(4), 438-458.

Furlong, K. 2006 Unexpected Narratives in Conservation: Discourses of Identity and Place in Šumava National Park, Czech Republic. Space and Polity 10(1), 47-65. 


Chapitres de livre / Book chapters

Furlong, K. (2016) Rethinking universality and disrepair: Seeking infrastructure coexistence in Quibdó, Colombia. In O. Coutard & J. Rutherford (Eds.), Beyond the Networked City. London: Routledge.

Furlong, K. & E. Norman (2015) Resources. In V. Mamadouh, J. Agnew, J. Sharp & A. Secor (Eds.), Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Political Geography, 2nd. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Furlong, K. (2015) Beyond the local state as “container”: Scale, positionality, and water supply reform. In E. Norman, C. Cook & A. Cohen (Eds.) Scaling Water Governance: The politics of watersheds, waterscapes, and hydrosocial networks. Surrey, Ashgate.

Furlong, K. (2015) Reconsidering recent trends in municipal governance: lessons from water supply in Ontario, Canada. In S. Davidson & J. Linton (Eds.), Water as a Social Opportunity. Kingston, Queen’s – McGill University Press.

Hill, C., Furlong, K., Bakker, K., & Cohen, A. 2006 A Survey of Water Governance Legislation and Policies in the Provinces and Territories. In K. Bakker (Ed.), Eau Canada: The Future of Canada's Water. Vancouver, BC, UBC Press: Appendix 1, 367-395.


Rapports / Reports

Regulación del agua en el contexto del Sur: Colombia 1909 – 2013
Adobe Acrobat Document 2.0 MB
Perfil histórico de las Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM): Presentación de la base de datos
Adobe Acrobat Document 9.7 MB
Achieving Water Conservation: Strategies for Good Governance
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.9 MB
Réaliser la conservation de l’eau: Stratégies pour une bonne gouvernance
Adobe Acrobat Document 2.3 MB
Good Governance for Water Conservation: A Primer
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.2 MB
Bonne gouvernance pour la conservation de l’eau : Guide d’introduction
Adobe Acrobat Document 348.6 KB
Good Governance for Municipal Water Conservation: An Annotated Bibliography
Adobe Acrobat Document 268.6 KB
Water Governance in Transition: Utility Restructuring and Demand Management in Ontario
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.9 MB