Major advances have been made on many aspects of water resources development and management all over the world during the period 1972–1992. Many of these development and management practices have had positive environmental impacts, and others had negative impacts. The paper provides a global perspective of sustainable water development over the past two decades.
By Asit K. Biswas, 1992. Article published in Water International, Volume 17, Number 2, pages 68-80. DOI: 10.1080/02508069208686128