Water management in much of the world is at a critical juncture. Even when it has to fulfil an essential role in promoting development and reducing poverty at the national and sub-national levels, water is often scarce, polluted, mismanaged, misgoverned, and poorly allocated. A main handicap has been that water management has often been considered an end unto itself rather than a means to an end, that end being to achieve overall development, economic prosperity, improvement of quality of life, and environmental conservation.
Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada, Chapter of the book 'Pollution [...]
Kris Hartley, Cecilia Tortajada and Asit K. Biswas, 2018, Environment [...]
Cecilia Tortajada and Asit K. Biswas, 2018, Current Opinion in Enviro [...]