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Groundwater Management Practices

Edited By: Angelos N Findikakis and Kuniaki Sato

CRC Press

Hardback | May 2011 | #191198 | ISBN-13: 9780415619875
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The monograph presents and compares practices followed in different countries for the development, protection and management of groundwater resources. It includes overviews of groundwater management practices and selected case studies in different countries; reviews of specific technical issues such as groundwater quality management and protection, groundwater impacts of underground structures and hazards of artificial recharge and discharge; discussions of regulatory and legal issues affecting groundwater management.


1. Common Themes and Highlights of Groundwater Management Practices
2. Groundwater Resources Management in Japan
3. Groundwater Management for Sustainable Water Resources Utilization in China
4. Groundwater Issues and Management in the North China Plain
5. Groundwater management practices and emerging challenges: lessons from a case study in the Karnataka State of South India
6. Groundwater management in Kandi region of Jammu Province, Jammu and Kashmir, India
7. Sustainable water resource management in the foothills of the Siwaliks, Northwest India
8. Role of groundwater in the Tehran water supply
9. Groundwater in Spain: Legal framework and management issues
10. Groundwater Management in Denmark - Protection of Natural Resources
11. Management issues for the Edwards Aquifer, Texas (USA)
12. Economic Benefits of Expanded Groundwater Storage in the Central and West Coast Basins of Southern Los Angeles County
13. Sustainable Management of Groundwater Resources in Parts of Arid South Australia
14. Groundwater quality management practices
15. Protection of groundwater environments
16. Impacts of below-ground structures on the groundwater environment and their management
17. Geological Hazards due to Groundwater Pumping and/or Artificial Recharge
18. Groundwater-Related Laws in Japan
19. Groundwater-related Laws, Regulations and Standards in China
20. The EU Groundwater Regulatory Framework
21. Groundwater legal framework and management practices in the High Plains aquifer, USA
22. UNESCO inventory of transboundary aquifers: managing shared groundwater resources wisely

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