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Global Water Resource Issues

By: GJ Young, JCI Dooge and JC Rodda

194 pages, 10 b/w photos, 9 diags, 48 tabs

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Jan 2004 | #144439 | ISBN: 0521467128
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Hardback | Jun 1994 | #32331 | ISBN: 0521461537
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The worlds's water resources are coming under increasing stress; it will become critical globally at some point in this century. The book discusses the background to this issue, the measures to be taken over the next 20-30 years to overcome some of the foreseeable difficulties, and the means of avoiding others, such as floods.


Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Overview; 2. Integrated water resources development and management; 3. Water resources assessment; 4. Protection of water resources, water quality and aquatic ecosystems; 5. Impacts of climate change on water resources; 6. Water and sustainable urban development; 7. Water for sustainable food production and rural development; 8. Drinking water supply and sanitation; 9. Capacity building; 10. Mechanisms for implementation and coordination at global, national and local levels; References; Index.

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