Water Resources

Water resources are natural resources of water that are potentially useful. Uses of water include agricultural, industrial, household, recreational and environmental activities. All living things require water to grow and reproduce. 97% of the water on the Earth is salt water and only three percent is fresh water; slightly over two thirds of this is frozen in glaciers and polar ice caps. The remaining unfrozen freshwater is found mainly as groundwater, with only a small fraction present above ground or in the air.Fresh water is a renewable resource, yet the world's supply of groundwater is steadily decreasing, with depletion occurring …

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Multiscale Spatiotemporal Analysis of Extreme Events in the Gomati River Basin, India

PIK · 27 April 2021 English

Accelerating climate change is causing considerable changes in extreme events, leading to immense socioeconomic loss of life and property. In this study, we investigate the characteristics of extreme climate events …

nts which is of great signifi‐ cance for water resources management. Further, in this study, select


Sustainability assessment of technologies for resource recovery in two Baltic Sea Region …

SEI · 26 April 2021 English

Using case studies from Sweden and Poland, this study explores sustainability assessments of three technical systems for recovering nutrients and carbon from domestic wastewater.

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Mine Closure : A Toolbox for Governments

World Bank Group · 23 April 2021 English

The objective of this toolbox is to provide policy makers, governmental administrators, and lawmakers with the information needed to develop a broad governance framework that reduces the risks of an …

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CAREC Corridors 1 and 6 Connector Road (Aktobe–Makat) Reconstruction Project: Environmental Monitoring …

ADB · 23 April 2021 English

Environmental monitoring reports describe the environmental issues or mitigation measures of a project. This document dated April 2021 is provided for the ADB project 48424-002 in Kazakhstan.

is not a source of contamination of these water resources. 94. Total hardness in the samples taken project works territory of Lot 5. Surface water resources are only the flow of Mukur river coming from


Mine Closure : A Toolbox for Governments

World Bank Group · 23 April 2021 English

The objective of this toolbox is to provide policy makers, governmental administrators, and lawmakers with the information needed to develop a broad governance framework that reduces the risks of an …

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Sharing Resource Wealth Inclusively Within and Across Generations

IMF · 23 April 2021 English

This paper discusses the main challenges faced by resource-rich nations in promoting equity; describes policy tools available for managing exhaustible natural resources; and analyzes the relationship between resource wealth and …

Botswana’s Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources is charged with responsibility for natural


Irrigated Agriculture Improvement Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2020)

ADB · 22 April 2021 English

Environmental monitoring reports describe the environmental issues or mitigation measures of a project. This document dated April 2021 is provided for the ADB project 51159-002 in Cambodia.

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Small Dam Safety

World Bank Group · 22 April 2021 English

Small dams play an important role in the provision of many kinds of benefits, such as drinking and irrigation water supply, flood control, small/mini hydropower generation, fishing, and so on. Agricultural water management (AWM) can change the lives of millions of people by improving yields, reducing risks linked to climate variability, and increasing income for farmers. The demand for water storage is increasing as farmers and rural communities are more frequently facing water shortages for their crops and livestock.

Guidelines and Demonstrative Case Studies,” Water Resources Research 48(1). Pisaniello, J.D., T. T. Dam Services: Lessons Learned by the Rural Village Water Resources Management Project in Nepal,” Water Alternatives Pinkstaff. 2011. “Planning and Corrupting Water Resources Development: The Case of Small Reservoirs in Rural Catchment of Sub-Saharan Africa,” Water Resources Management 23(13), 2815–39. Prudhomme, C.


Energy, Groundwater, and Crop Choice

NBER · 22 April 2021 English

Groundwater is a key resource for agricultural production globally. Increasingly rapid aquifer drawdowns—as well as the policies intended to increase their sustainability—increase costs to agricultural producers, with unknown consequences. This …

remaining 39 percent (California Department of Water Resources (2015)). Surface water rights in California unusually scarce (California Department of Water Resources (2014)). In contrast to the strictly defined groundwater data from California’s Department of Water Resources collected under the California Statewide Groundwater maintained by the California Department of Water Resources.15 Groundwater basins are broadly defined California from the California Department of Water Resources, the California Atlas, and the California Environmental


A Novel Approach to Local Climate Action in France

CEIP · 22 April 2021 English

In the French city of Orléans, citizens, experts, and politicians are working together to advance climate transition in an innovative form of public engagement that aims for a new type …

waste reduction and the circular economy, water resources and ecosystems, energy innovation, mobility


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