By Kris Hartley, Cecilia, Tortajada and Asit K. Biswas, Journal of Environmental Management, Volume 250, 109505.
Water stress is an increasing burden in regions with arid climates, aquifer vulnerability, and erratic rainfall. Population growth and competing domestic, industrial, and agricultural uses are also stretching the capacity of water supply systems.… Read More
November 2019 MORE INFORMATION ON THIS ISSUE » Editorial » Water quality management: a globally neglected issue Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada Article Developing new urban water supplies: investigating motivations and barriers to groundwater use in Cape Town Emma … Read More
October 29, 2019
The Fourth Plenary Session of the 19th Communist Party of China Central Committee is expected to study several important issues on upholding and perfecting socialism with Chinese characteristics and modernizing the national governance system and governance capability. The plenum is also likely to propose policies to ensure the CPC is governed “in accordance with law”.… Read More
By Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada, International Journal of Water Resources Development, Volume 35, Number 6, pages 913-916.
Signs of water quality deterioration can be seen all over the world. Globally at least 4 billion people do not have access to water that they consider safe to drink. In Southasia alone this number is 1.7 billion.… Read More
September 2019 MORE INFORMATION ON THIS ISSUE » Editorial Water Crisis and Water Wars: Myths and Realities »Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada Article Updating the Register of International River Basins of the world Melissa McCracken and Aaron T. Wolf … Read More
By Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada, International Journal of Water Resources Development, Volume 35, Issue 5, pages 727-731.
More and more countries are being forced to improve their water management practices, since they have no real alternative. Industries are realizing they can survive and thrive only by steadily improving their water efficiency.
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