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Water resources

by IWA Publishing  (Jul. 21, 2011)

Water resources are sources of water that are useful or potentially useful to humans. Uses of water include agricultural, industrial, ...

Water Resource Information System

by Isodaq Technology  (Aug. 21, 2012)

Bristol Water (BW) approached HL to replace an obsolete water database used to help update water resource situations reports. HL was successful with its tender which included building a new water resource information system around the HydroLog4 time-series database combined with the Open Database Toolkit. The Water Resource Planning Manager, ...

Water resources management

by IWA Publishing  (Jan. 25, 2012)

Managing regional or national water resources demands the integration of patterns and processes of both natural and social systems. This is essential to achieve the optimum interaction of man and nature since every aspect of water use and disposal impinges on ecosystems to a greater or lesser extent. Sustainability is the key issue: how can ...

Sustainable water resources governance

by IWA Publishing  (Dec. 5, 2011)

Sustainability – whatever its structure and its terminology – has become the concept that indicates how natural resources should be used and developed. It is however an enigmatic concept that is often accused of lacking substance and meaning.  Nevertheless it has become increasingly embedded in the legal arrangements for the way ...

Integrating water resources management

by IWA Publishing  (Dec. 6, 2011)

The intention of this book is to showcase some of the most interesting aspects of IWRM in relation to the development and adoption of strategies and methodologies. Other related publications provide additional insights, see for example, the STRIVER website (www.striver.no) and the edited collection by Gooch and ...

Water: Resource or Commodity?

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (May 1, 2006)

Is water a resource to be used for public benefit or an owned commodity that can be bought and sold? The debate has raged for years. Yet, during that time, little has changed. The need for new water supplies is becoming more critical, and no uniform model that can be used to manage water resources exists. The author encourages the water industry ...

Policy Statements - Water Resources

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (Mar. 1, 1982)

A sound water resources policy must have as its primary objective the provision of an adequate supply of high-quality water for people, carefully planned and properly managed with due regard for the environment. Adopted by the Board of Directors on June 8, 1975, and revised on January 31, ...

Water-Resources Planning

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (Nov. 1, 1973)

This article is a summary of a report prepared for the National Water Committee by the Consulting Panel on Water Resources Planning. Planning programs in the United States were studied and reviewed and suggestions were made for future water-resources planning procedures. Discussed is the planning process including the hierarchies involved and the ...

US Water-Resource Research

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (Jun. 1, 1971)

The strengths, weaknesses, and history leading to the establishment of the Water Resources Research Act in 1964 are discussed. The objectives of this act are to conduct research and stimulate education and training in the area of water resources. Several university programs have been established to help carry out the necessary ...

Conservation & Water-Resource Development

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (Dec. 1, 1971)

Water resource conservationists and water resource managers must work together in order to provide a healthy environment and a healthy economy. The environment can no longer be sacrificed for economic reasons. Public opinion and environmentalists are stopping many projects from taking place because of the problems they may cause. Conservationists ...

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