Competition for Scarce Groundwater in the Sana'a Plain, Yemen. A study of the incentive systems for urban and agricultural water use.

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CRC Press, Jan 1, 2000 - Technology & Engineering - 216 pages
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The efficient management of water supply becomes even more important in arid areas where supply is at best erratic. This book looks at a range of issues connected to urban and agricultural water use in the Sana'a Plain area, including engineering and logisical problems, environmental and climatic influences on groundwater, legal and political wrangles, economic considerations and options for waste water re-use.
  

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Contents

THE SUPPLY OF AND DEMAND FOR WATER RESOURCES
1
SYSTEM AND ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF DOMESTIC WATER SUPPLY
27
CONTAMINATION OF WATER SUPPLY IN SANAA
49
WATER OWNERSHIP AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION
71
ANALYSIS OF WATER USE IN IRRIGATED AGRICULTURE IN THE SANAA
85
FINANCIAL INCENTIVES FOR GROUNDWATER USE IN IRRIGATED
109
MULTI CRITERIA ANALYSIS ON OPTIONS FOR WASTEWATER REUSE
129
CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
163
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
195
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