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  • Reflections on New Zealand water
  • Allocation ; Management ; New Zealand ; Water ; Water economics ; Water management ; Water resources ; Water use
  • Implementing the resource management act compels those responsible for managing the allocation and end-use of water resources to address several conceptual issues. They include the expansion of the range of relevant management values, regionalism
  • The Kielder water scheme: changing emphases in multipurpose water management
  • Himalayan water resources : ecological and political aspects of management
  • Asia ; Ecology ; Flood ; Fluvial hydrology ; Himalaya ; Hydraulic works ; Mountain ; Water ; Water management ; Water resources
  • for future water management. - (DWG)
  • Overview of water from the Himalayan mountain system with discussion of its variability, the growth of pressure on water resources, the phenomena of floods and droughts, storage and diversion of its streams, dams, and the institutional framework
  • Institutional change in local water management: cases from Balochistan
  • Legislation ; Management ; Pakistan ; Resource management ; Water ; Water management ; Water use
  • The aim of this study was to explore mechanism of institutional change and stagnation in local water resource management in Balochistan. It particularly wants to contribute to questions of how institutional change relates to sustainable
  • and efficient resource utilization: how indigenous change takes place and whether and how external interventions in the field of the definition of resource rights or support to user organizations, can strengthen local resource management. -(AGD)
  • Uncertainty in water management
  • Hydrological processes and water resources in the face of global climate change
  • Climatic variation ; Decision aid ; Drought ; Forecast ; Global change ; Natural hazards ; Uncertainty ; Water ; Water management ; Water resources
  • Water management is choice in face of bounded uncertainty. This papre presents some theories, as well as 3 principles of uncertainty, namely : of the minimum and maximum of uncertainty and of its immutability. Examples are cited of the undesirable
  • consequences of a failure to heed these principles. Methods of rational decisionmaking in conditions of uncertainty are presented, while methodological considerations are supported by examples of applications in water management.
  • Breeding sustainability with daily decision making : the water management plan of the autonomous province of Trento
  • Hydrology ; Italy ; Management ; Sustainable development ; Water management
  • In this paper, the water management plan of the autonomous province of trento is presented and critically examined. The approach of Trento to sustainability represents an interesting case introducing new planning goals and instruments. - (JS)
  • Traditional water management and state intervention: the case of Santo Antão, Cape Verde
  • Cape Verde ; Government intervention ; Irrigation ; Water ; Water management
  • A Sahelian-type climate and rugged relief in this westernmost island of the Cape Verde archipelago requires a meticulous water management to support its 45,000 people. The irrigation systems are intricate and well-organized, but a new irrigation
  • The role of flood plains in the sustainable water supply of Pécs
  • Danube ; Floodplain ; Hungary ; Lower valley ; Town ; Water ; Water management ; Water supply
  • is considered, then obstacles to achieving sustainable water management are analysed. - (JS)
  • The main aim of the paper is to present the unsustainable conditions of water supply of Pécs and to detect the main reasons behind it. First the special role of the flood plain along the Lower Danube Valley in the water supply of the town
  • Possibilities for water conservation in Bulgaria
  • Bulgaria ; Consumption ; Demand ; Water ; Water economics ; Water management ; Water use
  • Existing water resources can become inadequate if water losses are too important and if there is an irrational use of water. Water conservation could solve some water supply problems by providing more reasonable water consumption and additional time
  • for development of new resources. The possibilities for reducing water use and the need for developing a national conservation program are discussed. An analysis of the variables which affect water use is performed. Developing of water-use efficiency standards
  • for plumbing fixtures and conservation-oriented water rates and measures are proposed.
  • Assessment and utilization of soil water resources
  • Agriculture ; China ; Groundwater ; Irrigation ; Northern China ; Water ; Water budget ; Water management ; Water resources
  • Based on the analyses of water interactions and water balance, this paper discusses the issues on the assessment and regulation of soil water resources, which lays the scientific basis for limited irrigation and water-saving agriculture.
  • Agricultural policy ; China ; Drought ; Hydraulic works ; Irrigation ; Monsoon ; Salinity ; Shandong ; Water ; Water management
  • The Northwest Shandong Province constitutes a complex system with very uneven year-to-year precipitation. In order to improve the linkage between design work and water management and to enhance irrigation efficiency within the system, water
  • management reforms and design innovations have been implemented since the introduction of the Production Responsibility System. The manipulation of economic incentives, encouraging farmers to participate in water management and changing the financing
  • situation facing to farmers, are the basic techniques used to improve water management in Northwest of Shandong Province.
  • Geography's covert operation in water resource management
  • Applied geography ; California ; Man-environment relations ; Practice of geography ; Resource management ; United States of America ; Water ; Water management
  • Paper begins with a good review of the many ways that water is essential to humans. A. then reviews a survey she conducted of geography students and recent graduates at San Francisco State who are employed in water resource management. She discusses
  • The shortage of water resources in the Northern territory of China and its mitigative countermeasures
  • China ; Conflict ; Environment ; Northern China ; Water ; Water management ; Water needs ; Water resources ; Water use
  • resources management and reallocating water resources between different regions.
  • The shortage of water resource and large scale exploitation of groundwater have caused a series of environmental problems. The aims of mitigative countermeasures are mainly at developing water saving agriculture and industries, strenghtening water
  • The pending water crisis
  • Marketing channel ; Water ; Water economics ; Water management ; Water resources ; Water supply ; World
  • but is one of the claims to be subjected to decision making. Managing the demand of water in the framework of the objectives of a national socio-economic development plan is a challenge in the water planning process. This planning requires strong mechanisms
  • Recent investigations conclude that there are many areas where the demands are growing beyond water availability and problems arise from intensive withdrawals, mismanagement, or simply low availability. Water demand is no longer an evident necessity
  • Waterpoint management system in central district with ArcView GIS
  • Botswana ; Geographical information system ; Groundwater ; Rural development ; Water ; Water management ; Water resources
  • Vodni hopodarstvi a péce o zivotni prostredi. (Water management and environmental control)
  • Water management is evaluated as a positive item of the environmental control according to examples of completed projects, results of research activities, planning and legislation. (MS).
  • Békés megye mezogazdasagi vizgazdalkodasarol. (Agricultural water management in Békés county)
  • Regarding national averages in Békés county the agriculture is the largest consumer of water. It makes the water management very important but another important problem is related and that is the protection of the agricultural lands because
  • of the presence of inland waters. (CK).
  • Water development, supply, and managment. Volume II United Nations water conference. Summary and main documents.
  • Geomorphology ; History of geography ; Hungary ; Water budget ; Water management
  • The study is not only a tribute to the lifework of Sándor Somogyi but to the subject of geomorphology, so essential for the studies on water budget and water management. - (AM)
  • The private sector, urban water conservation and developing countries : a stakeholder theory-driven perspective from Botswana
  • Botswana ; Management ; Private sector ; Urban economy ; Urbanization ; Water ; Water management ; Water needs
  • conservation and their contribution to the wider urban water management system in Botswana are explored. - (AJC)
  • Botswana is a semi-arid and water scare country with a fast growing urban population. The private sector is an important actor for the urban economy to remain functional and competitive. The contribution of the private sector companies in water