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Water resources

issues and perspectives

by

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Water-supply -- Government policy -- United States.,
    • Water resources development -- Government policy -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementErvin L. Clarke (editor).
      ContributionsClarke, Ervin L.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1694.A5 W33 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 170 p. ;
      Number of Pages170
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3285351M
      ISBN 101590332717
      LC Control Number2003615662
      OCLC/WorldCa50930909

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      Water stress can also exacerbate conflicts and political tensions which are not directly caused by water. Villars, is aimed equally at students and professionals. It offers guidelines for initiating and carrying out water resource system planning and management projects. Urbanization requires significant investment in water infrastructure in order to deliver water to individuals and to process the concentrations of wastewater — both from individuals and from business. Recreational usage is usually non-consumptive. The U.

      Water is used in renewable power generation. This suggests growing conflicts with agricultural water users, who currently consume the majority of the water used by humans. This does not include investments required for the maintenance of existing infrastructure. The institutions created by these agreements can, in fact, be one of the most important factors in ensuring cooperation rather than conflict. The most common desalination processes are distillation and reverse osmosis. From toProf.


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