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Resolving conflicts and uncertainty in water management

Canadian Water Resources Association. Conference

Resolving conflicts and uncertainty in water management

proceedings of the 45th Annual Conference of the Canadian Water Resources Association, Kingston, Ontario

by Canadian Water Resources Association. Conference

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Published by The Association in [Cambridge, Ont.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water-supply -- Management -- Congresses.,
  • Conflict management -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Dan Shrubsole ; published with the assistance of Environment Canada, Ontario Ministry of the Environment.
    ContributionsShrubsole, Dan, 1958-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD353 .C36 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1488134M
    ISBN 100969453515
    LC Control Number93158996
    OCLC/WorldCa30364066

    Water scarcity is the lack of fresh water resources to meet water affects every continent and was listed in by the World Economic Forum as one of the largest global risks in terms of potential impact over the next decade. It is manifested by partial or no satisfaction of expressed demand, economic competition for water quantity or quality, disputes between users, . emphasize the urgency of better water management and expand the risk for second-order conflicts. This paper analyses the consequences of implementing water management instruments to manage a first-order conflict over water uses (urban supply vs irrigation), based on the case of a reservoir located in the semi-arid region of Paraíba. Water resources laws may apply to any portion of the hydrosphere over which claims may be made to appropriate or maintain the water to serve some purpose. Sustainable Water Use and Management: Examples of New Approaches and Perspectives (Green Energy an. single-source solutions guide to the sustainable management of water resources. In a series on Water Diplomacy, Program on Negotiation faculty member Lawrence Susskind and his colleague Shafiqul Islam presented their research with regard to water diplomacy in the Middle East. When countries face contending water claims, one of the biggest obstacles to reaching an agreement is uncertainty in the dispute resolution process.. Specifically, there are three types .


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