Water Balance

In hydrology, a water balance equation can be used to describe the flow of water in and out of a system. A system can be one of several hydrological domains, such as a column of soil or a drainage basin. Water balance can also refer to the ways in which an organism maintains water in dry or hot conditions. It is often discussed in reference to plants or arthropods, which have a variety of water retention mechanisms, including a lipid waxy coating that has limited permeability.

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Tailings Storage Facilities

World Bank Group · 22 April 2021 English

commonly referred to as tailings dams) and associated works and are designed to contain tailings (residue following extraction of valuable material from metal ore processing) and to manage associated water However, TSFs have historically suffered more problems than water storage dams. Internationally, TSFs have a historical long-term average of more than one major incident or failure per year.

and evaporation. This is referred to as the water balance and is critical particularly when harmful mining operations, and active management of the water balance. •• Characteristics of the stored tailings water management and lack of control of the water balance and failure to maintain adequate freeboard Risk for further details. Water balance. Modeling the water balance will help understand the required adjustments for the safe operation of the TSF. The water balance will determine the performance characteristics


Tailings Storage Facilities

World Bank Group · 22 April 2021 English

commonly referred to as tailings dams) and associated works and are designed to contain tailings (residue following extraction of valuable material from metal ore processing) and to manage associated water However, TSFs have historically suffered more problems than water storage dams. Internationally, TSFs have a historical long-term average of more than one major incident or failure per year.

and evaporation. This is referred to as the water balance and is critical particularly when harmful materials mining operations, and active management of the water balance. • Characteristics of the stored tailings water management and lack of control of the water balance and failure to maintain adequate freeboard Hydrological Risk for further details. Water balance. Modeling the water balance will help understand the required adjustments for the safe operation of the TSF. The water balance will determine the performance characteristics


Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) of Agroforestry Nature-Based Infrastructure in Welkenraedt (Belgium)

IISD · 20 April 2021 English

Agroforestry is nature-based infrastructure (NBI) that aims to maintain and restore soil productivity, combat erosion, maintain high water quality, and strengthen climate resilience in the area.

well as on overall water balance. Flow regulation also contributes to the water balance, which in turn reduces from a socio-economic perspective. A better water balance also has a positive impact on land productivity Precipitation and temperature have an impact on the water balance and groundwater recharge, which are both eventually


Global warming and population change both heighten future risk of human displacement …

PIK · 25 March 2021 English

Every year, millions of people around the world are being displaced from their homes due to climate-related disasters. River flooding is responsible for a large part of this displacement. Previous …

al 2016 Variations of global and continental water balance components as impacted by climate forcing uncertainty


Afghanistan Vulnerability and Adaptation Technical Assessment Report

UNEP · 24 March 2021 English

Afghanistan is one of the least developed and most vulnerable countries to climate change. The high dependence of its population on agricultural livelihoods, fragile environment, poor socio-economic development, high frequency …

include: • Hydrological studies to determine water balance under future climate conditions • Institutional


Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Project: Lospalos City Subproject Initial Environmental Examination

ADB · 10 March 2021 English

Initial Environmental Examinations (IEE) describe the environmental condition of a project, including potential impact, formulation of mitigation measures, and preparation of institutional requirements for environmental monitoring. This document dated March …

WHO. 3.2.1.4. Gaps in the Water Supply Water Balance: Demand vs Supply. 91. The water supplied


Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Project: Viqueque City Subproject Initial Environmental Examination

ADB · 10 March 2021 English

Initial Environmental Examinations (IEE) describe the environmental condition of a project, including potential impact, formulation of mitigation measures, and preparation of institutional requirements for environmental monitoring. This document dated March …

WHO. 3.2.1.4. Gaps in the Water Supply Water Balance: Demand vs Supply. 94. The water supplied


Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Project: Same City Subproject Initial Environmental Examination

ADB · 10 March 2021 English

Initial Environmental Examinations (IEE) describe the environmental condition of a project, including potential impact, formulation of mitigation measures, and preparation of institutional requirements for environmental monitoring. This document dated March …

system. 3.2.1.4. Gaps in the Water Supply Water Balance: Demand vs Supply. 87. The water supplied


Climate-Resilient and Sustainable Livestock Development Project: Initial Environmental Examination

ADB · 15 February 2021 English

Initial Environmental Examinations (IEE) describe the environmental condition of a project, including potential impact, formulation of mitigation measures, and preparation of institutional requirements for environmental monitoring. This document dated February …

AND WELL HOUSE DESIGN 165 APPENDIX B: FULL WATER BALANCE REPORT 170 APPENDIX C: ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT construction of any other water infrastructure. A water balance assessment was conducted during project preparation completed, and (ii) a water balance assessment was prepared (Section IIID-5). The water balance was based on and Aimag water basin authorities. (ii) The water balance assessment for all groundwater users will be yield, 22 = permafrost rock. Water balance 118. A water balance for the project soums was conducted


Irrigation of biomass plantations may globally increase water stress more than climate …

PIK · 1 February 2021 English

Potential water stress resulting from the additional withdrawals warrants evaluation against the avoided climate change impact. However, our results suggest that both the global area and population living under severe water stress in the BECCS scenario would double compared to today and even exceed the impact of climate change. Such side effects of achieving substantial NEs would come as an extra pressure in an already water-stressed world and could only be avoided if sustainable water management were implemented globally.

using the process-based global vegetation and water balance model LPJmL36 forced by climate change scenarios W. & Sitch, S. Terrestrial vegetation and water balance-hydrological evaluation of a dynamic global


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