Water scarcity in developing regions

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Abstract

While the world’s population continues to grow, the availability of water remains constant. Facing the looming water crisis, society needs to tackle strategic management issues as an integrated part of the solution toward water sustainability. The first volume in the two-volume set Sustainable Water Management and Technologies offers readers a practical and comprehensive look at such key water management topics as water resource planning and governance, water infrastructure planning and adaption, proper regulations, and water scarcity and inequality. It discusses best management practices for water resource allocation, ground water protection, and water quality assurance, especially for rural, arid, and underdeveloped regions of the world. Timely topics such as drought, ecosystem sustainability, climate change, and water management for shale oil and gas development are presented.

Discusses best practices for water resource allocation, ground water protection, and water quality assurance.
Offers chapters on urban, rural, arid, and underdeveloped regions of the world.
Describes timely topics such as drought, ecosystem sustainability, climate change, and water management for shale oil and gas development.
Covers water resource planning and governance, water infrastructure planning and adaptation, proper regulations, and water scarcity and inequality
Discusses water resource monitoring, efficiency, and quality management.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSustainable Water Management
PublisherCRC Press
Pages227-248
Number of pages22
Volume1
ISBN (Electronic)9781482215199
ISBN (Print)9781482215182
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 Oct 2016

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