Water Consumption and Sustainable Water Resources Management
Elaine Geyer-Allély, OCSE = OECD., OECD, Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Publishing Oecd Publishing
OECD Publishing, Mar 23, 1998 - Business & Economics - 63 pages
Water is a vital resource for human health, economic development and environmental quality. Over the past three decades, OECD Member countries have made major strides in the management of their water resources. Increasingly, however, water is coming back onto the policy agenda. Persistent water quality problems, the need for heavy investments in water delivery and treatment infrastructure, and growing competition for finite supplies are forcing greater attention on the mix of policies needed to achieve efficient and effective integrated water resources management.
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WATER CONSUMPTION TRENDS
PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
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