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Water for the Future: The West Bank and Gaza Strip, Israel, and Jordon

By: NRC Committee on Sustainable Water Supplies in the Middle East

226 pages, Figs, tabs

National Academies Press (NAP)

Paperback | Mar 1999 | #77426 | ISBN: 030906421X
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This book is the result of a joint research effort led by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and involving the Royal Scientific Society of Jordan, the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, and the Palestine Health Council. It discusses opportunities for enhancement of water supplies and avoidance of overexploitation of water resources in the Middle East. Based on the concept that ecosystem goods and services are essential to maintaining water quality and quantity, the book emphasizes conservation, improved use of current technologies, and water management approaches that are compatible with environmental quality.

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Committee on Sustainable Water Supplies in the Middle East; Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities; Palestine Academy for Science and Technology; Royal Scientific Society, Jordan; and the U.S. National Academy of Sciences

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